The Tequila Tester

The Tequila Tester

If you ever wanted to learn more about tequila or are new to the spirit, this podcast was made specifically for you. Discover new tequila brands and styles while further educating yourself on those you may already be familiar with. Brent Paugh (Margarita Texas) and various co-hosts interview industry experts in the tequila business while sampling a wide range of Blancos, Reposados and Añejos. Listen in while we have a fun time learning together along the way.... Show More

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Julio Gomez with Toro De Lidia tequila talks to us about the brand. We taste their aged offerings including their reposado, anejo and 9 year old extra anejo. We bull through these and move onto a mezcal and sotol while discussing the difference between the three.  Toro De Lidia - http://tequilatorodelidia.com Margarita Texas - https://MargaritaTexas.com

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We recently visited Jalisco, Mexico with the purpose of visiting distilleries to see in person how tequila is made. We start in Tlaquepaque and visit a store that holds the Guinness World Record for most tequila brands in a store. We then take the Herradura tequila train in Guadalajara to their distillery to see the process and sample their tequila. Our next stop is to the town of tequila where we have drinks and then head off to F... Read more

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We had the honor of sitting down and talking to Guillermo Sauza, founder of Fortaleza Tequila at his distillery in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. He discussed with us the history of the distillery and how they continue to use a traditional method of tequila production. We taste their entire line up of tequila including blanco, cask strength blanco, reposado and anejo. Tequila Fortaleza - https://TequilaFortaleza.com

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Nick Kovacic, the Director of the documentary Agave: Spirit of a Nation joins us to discuss his film. We talk about how the tradition of distilling and the process of making tequila and mezcal is passed on for generations. We go into the making of the film and how the stories were developed.  At the end, we have an impromptu tequila tasting. Film Website - http://Agave.Film Margarita Texas - https://MargaritaTexas.com

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