Tequila Or Bust
Your first encounter with tequila resulted in a badass scar across your chest you refer to as Pedro. But that’s nothing compared to your subsequent encounters with tequila. We know you still keep that legless piñata in a box marked “stuff from Mom’s house” (and just out of curiosity, has your girlfriend found it yet?). Through it all, you’ve remained loyal to your love for this Mexican libation, which is why you need to immediately add Casamigos Reposado Tequila ($50.00) to your custom wood-carved bar. From the combined masterminds of George Clooney, bar and restaurant mogul Rande Gerber and Discovery Land Company CEO and founder Mike Meldman comes this small batch, ultra-premium tequila.
Working with a master distiller in Jalisco, Mexico, those three amigos set out to “make the best-tasting, smoothest tequila whose taste didn’t have to be covered up with salt or lime.” That’s why Casamigos (roughly translated to “house of friends”) is made from only the finest, hand-selected,100% Blue Weber agaves. The agaves are harvested after maturing for a minimum of seven years and are hand-chosen for size and quality. An 80-hour fermentation process (double the industry standard, mind you) results in a deep, rich flavor and produces tequila that is smooth with no burn. The unique flavor is achieved by using copper-line pot stills for distillation. Aged 7 months in the finest American oak barrels, you’ll instantly taste the difference. As Gerber says, “Casamigos Reposado is smooth and clean with hints of caramel, while Casamigos Blanco is crisp and clear, with subtle hints of vanilla and a smooth finish. Both are great served neat or on the rocks, and are the perfect base for premium cocktails.” You’ll just say it’s delicious. And we’re sure Pedro will agree.