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In a story for Details.com, I wrote about the NOM identifier on every bottle of 100% agave tequila. This number allows you to cross-reference where your tequila was probably made and see what else was made there. I simplified the law for the audience, but the NOM number is a little more confusing than it appears. We always think of the NOM as corresponding to the Distillery where the tequila was made, but in reality it corresponds to the Producer of the tequila - and that Producer will usually operate one distillery. So, most of the time, the NOM number... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.

Many aged tequilas are hitting on the market that are decolorized. After aging for a certain amount of time they picked up color from the barrels. Then these were filtered to make them clear again. This is quite common in white rum, and now increasingly common in tequila. Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.

Casa Dragones launches its first Blanco Tequila Tequila Casa Dragones announces the launch of its first silver tequila – Tequila Casa Dragones Blanco, presented at $75 a bottle. Casa Dragones Blanco was initially launched in Mexico on March 20 and will be previewed in select U.S. markets beginning in May 2014. Tequila Casa Dragones produces no more than 400 cases at a time. The agaves for Tequila Casa Dragones Blanco are harvested 1,200 meters above sea level within the Eje Volcanico Transversal (Trans-Mexican Volcanic belt) in Tequila, Jalisco. The dark volcanic soil is rich with minerals such as potassium, phosphorus... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.