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Blog posts for tag: Tequila

All bets are off for an Ilegal Mezcal Spirited Sermon at The Rev JW Simpson

1 Oct 2015
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This being Rev JW, the bar team aren’t going to let the customers just sit back and relax all night; we’re hauled up to the smaller bar in the cosy back lounge where our mixology skills are put to the test as we make a Margarita-esque Flor de Jamaica and a herbaceous sparkling ginger Bandito...

It was tamales, tacos and lots of TEQUILA at TequilaFest 2015, Spitalfields Market

30 Sep 2015
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Last year’s TequilaFest event was so much fun that I decided to spend the next four months researching the world of quality tequila and mezcal and publishing an article on their history and where to find the best ones in London. The tequila and mezcal army were out in force, with famous brands such as Don Julio and El Jimador...

Win Tickets to London’s TequilaFest by Tweeting a Hilarious Picture

15 Sep 2015
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Last year’s TequilaFest was so much fun that we decided to dive headfirst into the wonderful world of quality tequila and mescal. We have two pairs of tickets to give away to our thirsty readers, which will grant you access to this weekend’s show on both days...

Is Salt and Lime a Crime? Part 3 - Where to drink 100% Agave Tequila and Mezcal in London

27 Jul 2015
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In “Is Salt and Lime a Crime?” Part 3, we take a look at where you can drink 100% Agave Tequila and Mezcal in London...

Is Salt and Lime a Crime? Part 2 - The Players and Tequila Cocktails

27 Jul 2015
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In “Is Salt and Line a Crime” Part 2, we take a look at the main players and talk tequila cocktails...

Is Salt and Lime a Crime? Why 100% Agave Tequila and Mezcal Are Your New Favourite Drinks

27 Jul 2015
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Until recently, the vast majority of drinkers could be forgiven for considering tequila a drink that’s primarily associated with wanna-get-wasted college burnouts, searing hangovers and intimate shotting methods. We take a detailed look at Tequila and Mezcal in this special three-part feature, from the history to tequila today...

We get a little Cocchi when talking about Italian Vermouths and Aromatised Wine at Rev JW Simpson

28 May 2015
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After trying the Cocchi and Tonic, a truly delicious afternoon cooler and viable summer alternative to the standard G&T, we return to our table and work our way through the list that the bar team have lovingly prepared. Jay, the Rev’s official forager, has been in the woods...

It’s Cruise Control for The Reverend JW Simpson and Herradura Tequila on Cinco de Mayo

18 May 2015
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We learn about the history of tequila, the production methods, why you should only ever drink 100% agave tequilas (if it’s less than 100%, the rest is made up with the stuff that gives you the dreaded ‘tequila hangover’) and we sample each of the Herradura range, the spirits ranging in age from 45 days to 11 months to two years...

Tequila & Mezcal Fest 2014 Hits the Spot

4 Dec 2014
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We take a look back at the recent Tequila & Mezcal Fest that took place at The Grange Hotel Tower Bridge in London in today’s luxury travel blog. Despite the plentiful array of shots on offer at the Tequila & Mezcal Fest over the weekend, I didn’t see any guest losing a fight with gravity amongst the general hum of excitement and passion...

Tequila & Mezcal Fest 2014: Not a Sombrero in Sight

14 Nov 2014
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The Tequila & Mezcal Fest 2014 is taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of November where we will be sampling the vast array of different agave spirits that will be on display at The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel and reporting back. The aim of the weekend is to educate Londoners in the correct way to imbibe the agave nectar...