For 99 years, Cazadores has made tequila with 100% Blue Weber agave from the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. Their sustainably produced reposado is double distilled and double fermented, then spends months resting in new American oak barrels before bottling. The melded flavors yield high-quality cocktails without a high price.
Cutwater Spirits’ third tequila release is Tequila Añejo, joining the award-winning Reposado and Blanco in Cutwater’s 20+ spirit lineup of gin, vodka, rum, whisky, mezcal, and canned cocktails produced in San Diego. The versatile distiller makes tequila in – naturally – Tequila, Mexico, using 100% blue agave that’s slow cooked in traditional brick ovens then double-distilled.
For National Tequila Day, Patron released its limited-edition 2021 Patron Mexican Heritage Tin featuring colorful art by Mexican street muralist, Senkoe. It inspired the Patron x John Geiger streetwear collection: collectible socks and a long sleeve shirt depicting a jimador farmer harvesting agave for tequila.
Co-founded by Mexican-American PGA golfer Abraham Ancer, Flecha Azul Tequila is made from estate-grown Blue Weber Agave in one of Mexico’s first tequila distilleries, dating back to 1840. There are five expressions en toto: Tequila Blanco, Tequila Reposado, Tequila Añejo, Tequila Añejo Cristalino, and Tequila Extra Añejo.
The Jose Cuervo Express — AKA the Tequila Train — journeys every other Saturday from Guadalajara, Mexico to the “magical town” of Tequila where the spirit was born. Travel first-class in the Jose Cuervo Express Elite Wagon with panoramic views, an open bar lounge, and guided tastings. Operating at 65% capacity means you can stretch out.
Tanteo Tequila is an ultra-premium 100% agave tequila. It’s distilled, infused, and bottled by hand in Juanacatlán, Mexico at the only distillery owned by a co-op of agave farmers. Tanteo distills three unique pepper tequilas with different flavor profiles and heat levels: spicy Jalapeño, smokey Chipotle, and hot Habanero.
The slender, blue bottle of Tequila Corralejo Reposado has been an iconic favorite for ages, thanks to its double distillation and aging process in American oak barrels. But no bar is complete without the flavors of Corralejo’s Tequila Blanco (clear with citrus and herbal notes) and Tequila Anejo (golden, aged 12 months).
Patrón tequila and tattoo artist, JonBoy toast Cinco de Mayo with this Cocktail Courier kit for fixing Fresh Ink Smoked Margaritas. The kit includes Patron Silver, fresh limes, pineapple juice, agave nectar, smoked paprika and smoked sea salt, along with stainless-steel straws and toppers with JonBoy’s minimalist designs.
Cinco de Mayo is one of America’s favorite holidays, but contrary to common belief, it is not Mexican Independence Day. That treaty was signed August 24, 1821, a date commemorated by Tequila Corralejo. Their Extra Añejo 1821 honors valiant heroes with 100% blue agave, double-distilled in copper, and matured in oak for 36 months.
While we’ve yet to taste Mucha Liga’s series of tequilas, this is one time when we’re willing to try a spirit strictly on the basis of its awesome packaging. Each bottle features a polygonal sculpt of a luchador mask. Bravo is a blanco, Canibal is a reposado, and Invicto is an añejo.