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1800 Cristalino Tequila

The 1800 Tequila, established in 1970's by Juan Beckmann. Anejo cristalino aged in French oak and finished in port wine casks, then charcoal filtered to perfection. The Cristalino can be used as a substitute for whiskey or bourbon in cocktails. The Cristalino is an elevated tequila best enjoyed neat or with a lime wedge.

  • Color: Crystal clear
  • Aroma: Hints of oak and vanilla
  • Flavor: Touch of nut and a hint of citrus. Crisp
  • Possible Cocktails: Best enjoyed neat

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Gran Centenario

Gran Centenario is the cadillac of tequilas. Family owned by the Gallardo's. Established in 1857 and Mexico's #1 Tequila! Añejo Cristalino is aged in American Oak, finished in Calvados Casks before charcoal and silver filtered to perfection.

The Gran Centenario Reposado tequila is perfect for a fancy cocktail and can also be sipped on its own. Since it is aged in new oak casks, it has more hints of the oak than its family members in the Gran Centenario family. Like the Cristalino, this tequila is best enjoyed neat or mixed with a bit of acidic fruit like lime or grapefruit.

  • Color: Light gold
  • Aroma: fruit with a touch of oak
  • Flavor: Smooth with hints of vanilla and clove
  • Possible Cocktails: Cantarito (grapefruit cocktail), Straight

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Jose Cuervo Traditional

Chef Brian West likes to call this the “workhorse” tequila. This is the tequila typically placed in margaritas and other tequila based cocktails. The traditional is an anejo tequila. This means that, unlike the Cristalino, it is gold in color but deeper the Rosado. It’s slight spice and hint of nut make it a perfect base for your favorite tex-mex cocktails.

  • Color: Warm gold
  • Aroma: floral agave notes with hints of oak, vanilla and toffee
  • Flavor: Tropical and fruity with hints of vanilla and clove. Has a slightly spicy finish
  • Possible Cocktail: Margarita

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400 Conejos Mezcal and Espadín

Mezcal may sound different from tequila, but they’re actually from the same plant. In fact, tequila is a type of Mezcal. Mezcal is a fermented drink that can be made from any type of agave plant. Tequila can only be made from the Weber Agave plant that grows in 5 Mexican states.

Unlike the tequila family, Mezcal includes a smokey finish due to the preparation process. It is smoked underground instead of baked in an oven.

  • Color: Clear
  • Aroma: Smokey, ash, with a mixture of ripe fruits
  • Flavor: Fresh wood with a sweet finish
  • Possible Cocktail: Agave Manhattan

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