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Tequila Ocho

Jalisco (Los Altos Southern)
Nom 1474

Recent Ratings

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Asaf Cohen
Tequila Ninja
185 ratings

Don Heiser
Tequila Wizard
747 ratings

Andrew Davis
Tequila Savant
231 ratings

Jacob Skoff
Tequila Badass
465 ratings

2022 El Nacimiento / Nose: heavy pepper, green apple, mineral, roasted agave, cloves, rosemary. Palate: white and black pepper, sweet roasted agave, bitter orange, lime peel, spring water, celery and cloves, green agave. Finish: peppery , bitter orange, cloves, medium mild, some heat.

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1242 ratings

Ryan Okerström
Tequila Ninja
117 ratings

Tom Harrison
Tequila Ninja
177 ratings

Seattle Juan
Tequila Honey Badger
1264 ratings

Very tannic compared to the usual Ocho Reposado which I attribute to the new barrels used once for Widow Jane Bourbon. It grew on me as I sipped more.

Edward Lopez
Tequila Ninja
146 ratings

Latest News

Keep up with what's happening with Tequila Ocho

NY Times
Dec 08, 2022

The Best Blanco Tequilas

The 12 finalists are tequilas that offer vibrant and varied aromas and flavors with good texture and a pleasing aftertaste.
Oct 13, 2022

Tequila’s Consistency Conundrum

How the tequila industry manages the unrealistic expectations put on a natural product.

Heaven Hill
Feb 01, 2022

Heaven Hill Acquires Samson & Surrey

Heaven Hill has acquired Samson & Surrey, including its portfolio of brands (Tequila Ocho) and facilities.
May 18, 2021

Remembering Tomas Estes – 7 questions

In a 2018 audio interview, the famed Tequila Ambassador reflects on his life.
Mar 24, 2021

Añejo Alarm: Why Aged Tequilas Are Disappearing

Here's the reason for the añejo and extra añejo shortage that you probably didn't know was coming.

Mar 23, 2021

Sustainable Sipping With Top-Shelf Tequila

Tequila's success has created an enormous strain, imperiling the health and viability of the blue Weber agave on which tequila depends, as well as the farmers who grow it.

Long Island Lou Tequila
Oct 02, 2020

'You Can't Take It With You'- Ocho 2014 La Magueyera Single Barrel Anejo

Lou cracks open a special single-barrel añejo release from Ocho and give his thoughts in this video review.

Sep 05, 2020

A Disruptive Transparency Initiative Is Shining Light on Tequila Additives

One hundred percent. The term seems straight forward enough. You see it listed on labels constantly. But in the case of 100 percent blue agave tequila, you shouldn’t be so sure.

Dec 26, 2019

Ten Exceptional Sipping Tequilas That You Have Probably Never Heard Of

A list of 10 tequilas that make interesting sipping tequilas. Some are better known and widely distributed, others less so. It all depends, of course, on your knowledge of tequila.