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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #15 on: 12/14/2009 10:23 PM »
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I wouldnt waste a Swisher on tequila, I'd rather drink a nice 10 year old bottle of Yak piss than tequila!


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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #16 on: 12/14/2009 10:54 PM »
Don Julio Anejo is some pretty decent tequila that won't break the bank.

Still, I would rather go with whiskey, cognac or rum with a cigar
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #17 on: 12/15/2009 05:58 AM »
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FNA - 12/14/2009  10:44 PM

Screw all these super-premium tequilas that are sucking up all the blue agave and driving the price of cheap mixto tequilas up. And that goes double for 'foodies' who now have on the market sweetener made from the agave.

Tequila blanco, aged six weeks, is the gasoline to run my engine.

Hey, anybody try the Drew Estate Sauza infused cigars?  I couldn't be drunk enough to recommend these.


It's not the premium tequilas that are using it up.  The supply is decreasing. The agave farmers are getting out of it to grow crops for food and biofuels:
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2008-08-25-tequila_N.htm
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #18 on: 12/15/2009 06:27 AM »
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Bob Cordell - 4/6/2009  11:26 AM

I wouldnt waste a Swisher on tequila, I'd rather drink a nice 10 year old bottle of Yak piss than tequila!

Blecccchhhh!!!!!!!!
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Amen brother!  I do NOT like tequila either!!
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #19 on: 12/15/2009 10:25 AM »
Those of you who like scotch and not tequila should try to find a way to sample Dos Lunas (any variety, but Anejo is nices).  This is a scotch drinker's tequila.  It starts out complex and slightly woody, without the tequila flavor, then finishes with a light tequila after-taste.  All of the people I know who hate tequila love this one.  Took it to a party the other day where there were a lot of Scotch drinkers, and the entire bottle lasted less than an hour.  The flavor is on the lighter side and it goes well with medium-range cigars.
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #20 on: 12/15/2009 10:57 AM »
Hey Mike,

I’ve never really paried a cigar with tequila, I have to try it.  Scotch, on the other hand, pairs excellent with cigars.  (Also, a good bourbon pairs well also,  my favorite bourbon is Woodford Reserve, amazing!).  Back to Scotch, Jwalker black is great, JWalker Blue is freakin’ amazing.  Glenfiddich and blvanie are great single malts.  Happy pairing!

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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #21 on: 12/15/2009 11:00 AM »
Most tequilas don't work well with cigars, IMO.  Dos Lunas is the exception.
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #22 on: 12/16/2009 09:32 AM »
Sounds like Cos Lunas is something to look out for. You've got my interest.  :dancing:
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #23 on: 12/16/2009 01:38 PM »
At ~$40+, Dos Lunas is in the range of some very good single malts and bourbons.
While I really do like good tequila, IMHO I just can't see it going as well with a cigar as 12yo Aberlour or Evan Williams Single Barrel.
That said, I try to keep an open mind, so I'll keep an eye out for Dos Lunas, to give it a try.
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #24 on: 12/17/2009 07:41 AM »
I suppose it depends on how you look at things like drinks/foods/cigar flavors and how you define "as well."  My view is that I like variety.  I don't have a favorite Scotch, a favorite cigar, or a favorite food.  I have a long list of items in every category that I like, and I like mixing them in different ways.  I'm of the opinion that something new and good is more interesting than having the same great thing every day.
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #25 on: 07/11/2010 11:22 AM »
as far as tequila, i almost always buy Don Julio Anejo. It's a little pricey but it's one of the tastiest liquors out there IMO.
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #26 on: 07/11/2010 01:37 PM »
When I think of Scotch, I think of Scotland which makes me think of plaid which leads to me thinking about Catholic girls which means I have to listen to some Zappa and besides, a 17 year old Catholic girl got my buddy jailed...

I prefer straight bourbon whisky or a good ol' sourmash.  As for tequila, Patron Silver for me.  Two shots, no training wheels!
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #27 on: 07/11/2010 02:01 PM »
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gitfiddl - 7/11/2010  12:37 PM

. . . and besides, a 17 year old Catholic girl got my buddy jailed...


You just can't trust those Catholics!

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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #28 on: 07/11/2010 03:28 PM »
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bender42 - 7/11/2010  10:22 AM

as far as tequila, i almost always buy Don Julio Anejo. It's a little pricey but it's one of the tastiest liquors out there IMO.


TI am not much of a tequila drinker but that is my go-to tequila too.
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RE: Tequila and Scotch
« Reply #29 on: 07/11/2010 04:12 PM »
Tequila  Herredura Reposado.  (served with a chaser of Sangrita).

Scotch Johnny Walker Black.