El Zarco Gold Tequila

Tequila Mixto Gold

El Zarco // Jalisco, Mexico

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    3 out of 5 stars
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El Zarco is a brand known for its modern, handpainted bottle and affordable price. This tequila is made from "handpicked blue agave" and undergoes a double distillation. Its coloring source is likely not found in the natural world.

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  • Tequila Mixto Gold
    Distilled from at least 51% blue Weber agave, the remaining 49% can be sugars (usually cane sugar). They are not aged, but use caramel-coloring to provide the gold color. Can be bottled outside of Mexico.
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Tasting Notes

"This tastes of seawater that's been chemically processed - all salt, bitterness, strange spice and brine, with an odd rubbery undertaste. Basically it's the tears of the Mexican tequila industry, and it's pretty sad stuff."

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