Flavored Tequila

Like flavored rum, flavored tequila is tequila to which flavoring agents have been added. These include a wide range of fruit flavors but pepper-infused tequilas are also popular, as are more exotic flavors like cinnamon, coconut, and chocolate.

Top Flavored Tequila Posts:

Dos Almas 55 Tequila Plata and Cinnamon Liqueur
Tanteo Flavored Tequilas
Dulce Vida Tequila Blanco (2017) and Pineapple Jalapeno

Review: Hornitos Lime Shot Tequila

By Christopher Null | September 17, 2013 |

I was surprised to see Hornitos — one of the most respected names in mainstream tequila — releasing a flavored product like this, clearly aimed at the party-crowd shot market. At the same time, I was intrigued. If anyone was going to do a good job with a “lime shot” tequila, it ought to be…

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Review: Tanteo Flavored Tequilas (2009)

By Christopher Null | June 18, 2009 |

Thanks to new Mexican legislation, flavored tequilas continue to arrive, and Tanteo has two of the most intriguing concoctions we’ve seen yet (plus one already-familiar infusion). All 100% agave, these three tequilas add natural flavors to an 80 proof base, with curious results. All appear to use unaged blanco tequila as the starting point: Though…

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Review: Gran Centenario Rosangel Hibiscus Tequila

By Christopher Null | May 5, 2009 |

We’ve gone through flavored vodka and flavored rum. Now you can start adding flavored tequilas — hitting the market in earnest now — to the mix. Unlike, say, Agave Loco, Centenario’s Rosangel is a much more subtle product. The only similarity is the original base spirit: Reposado tequila, rested for two months (in Port barrels…

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Review: Agave Loco Pepper Cured Tequila

By Christopher Null | April 19, 2009 |

The story goes that master distiller Tom Maas and his crew found that, in the old days, some enterprising people in Mexico were preserving peppers not in vinegar but in tequila. And rather than simply eating the deliciously tequila-flavored peppers, someone had the idea to try to do it the other way around: Use the…

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Review: Tabasco Spicy Tequila

By Christopher Null | September 16, 2008 |

Today is Mexican Independence Day. (Independence from Spain in 1810, Einstein.) That means you should be drinking tequila right now. Or at least a Pacifico. Alas, I’ve but one bottle of tequila in the Drinkhacker review queue, and it’s not exactly something you’re going to want to suck down til dawn. Sorry. Anyway, you read…

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