A not so new tequila: Casamigos

by Hillary

I’m afraid I have a weakness for fine wine, craft beer and good tequila. Not all at the same time, of course. Fortunately or unfortunately I don’t buy tequila frequently because, like food, I’d rather have a small taste of decadence than a whole plate of mediocre… and good tequila is not cheap.

I went into the tiny liquor store in Bristol, NH with every intension of buying my old standard tequila, Patron Silver, but as I stood in front of the tequila isle – staring bleakly at the prices – I saw the Casamigos. It’s been around for a while, but I’d never heard of it (I don’t watch much TV so I would have missed any commercials.), and the label was intriguing. The price just slightly higher than the Patron so I thought, “What the heck!”, and purchased a bottle.
I have to admit, it IS a very smooth tequila with a clean simple flavor that works well with a squeeze of lime over ice… and after the first 2 glasses… it tasted even better!

Of course, after looking it up online, I now know that George Clooney (and friends) make this stuff. Not being particular observant – I missed the “George Clooney” signature on the bottom of the label. I’m not sure that the taste lived up to the high price tag but it was definitely worth trying.

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Rae June 14, 2016 - 12:40 pm

How did you mix it….. ?

Hillary June 22, 2016 - 3:02 pm

Only with fresh lime, of course. 😉 lol


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