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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 →

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1800 Tequila releases Cognac-finished Milenio Tequila 1800 Tequila announces its new extra-aged, Cognac-finished tequila: Milenio. After a long aging process, the Blue Weber Agave extra-aged tequila is matured for a short period in French oak Cognac barrels. This is the second edition of Milenio, the first of which was produced in the year 2000. 1800 Milenio is bottled at 40% ABV, and available in the United States for the suggested retail price of $125 for 750ml. For more information, please refer to www.1800tequila.com About 1800 Tequila: 1800 Tequila is named after the year it was created and is 100% blue... Read more →

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Here's what landed in the inbox at Alcademics over the past couple of weeks: Booker's 25th Anniversary Bourbon Highland Park Freya Brugal Papa Andres Qui Platinum Extra-Anejo Westland Distillery First Peated, Deacon Seat, and Flagship whiskies Figueroa Mountain Paradise Rd Pilsner Breaker Bourbon 5 Year Rhum Clement Canne Bleue and Clement Select Barrel Related articles Alcademics Alco-Haul: Liquor + Book Arrivals at the Office 2/8/14 Alcademics Alco-Haul: Liquor Arrivals at the Office 11/23/13 Alcademics Alco-Haul: Liquor Arrivals at the Office 10/26/13 Alcademics Has a New (Physical) Address Read more →

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New Booze: Gran Patron Piedra Patrón Spirits announces the launch of the brand’s first extra añejo tequila. Like all Patrón tequilas, Gran Patrón Piedra starts with 100 percent Weber Blue agave grown in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. For Gran Patrón Piedra, and its sister tequilas Gran Patrón Platinum and Gran Patrón Burdeos, the very best of the agave harvest is set aside to create this tequila. Gran Patrón Piedra is aged for more than three years in new American and French oak barrels. In addition to extra añejo ageing, Gran Patrón Piedra is also distinguished by its “Tahona” production... Read more →

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Celebrities seem to think this tequila craze is a whole thing, so they're partnering with brands or launching their own. On this page I'll try to keep track of them all. Clyne, Roger Roger Clyne's Mexican Moonshine [website] "Arizona-based recording artist Roger Clyne has, for the past fifteen years, created a fan-focused community that meshes music with all forms of merriment infused with southwestern culture and mythologies. To that end, he created the award-winning MexicanMoonshine line of fine tequila, which has just released its third marque, Añejo." Clooney, George and Gerber, Rande Casamigos [website] "The tequila's name, Casamigos, was inspired... Read more →

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Normally my New Booze posts run on ShakeStir.com but they have a backlog so I'll post them here on Alcademics in the meantime. Here are two new ones. Sons of Liberty Battle Cry American Single Malt The Sons of Liberty announce two American Single Malt releases; BATTLE CRY Single Malt, born from a Belgian style ale and UPRISING Single Malt, born from an Imperial Stout. BATTLE CRY enlists a base of 100% malted grains (80% malted barley, 20% malted rye) and is fermented with a Belgian Trappist yeast strain and aged in newly charred American oak barrels and lightly toasted... Read more →

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The new mezcal bar in Houston, The Pastry War, comes from Bobby Heugel and Alba Huerta of the famous Anvil. The name is based on a French-Mexican conflict that began over a damaged bakery. I have not visited the bar but it's easy to see they're doing a lot of things differently. Here are things that stuck out to me. Ten Cool Things The Pastry War is Doing Differently 1. They use a lime blend. The house Margaritas ($7, nice) use both Persian and Key Limes. 2. They offer 17 different Mexican beers. 3. Any of which can be made... Read more →

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