Calle 23

Jalisco (Los Altos Southern)
Nom 1545
Previous Distilleries: 1529, 1433

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Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1009 ratings

NOM 1529

Craig Macadang
Tequila Honey Badger
1009 ratings

NOM 1529

Jacob Skoff
Tequila Badass
437 ratings

Tall bottle and nice presentation. Aroma: agave, herbal, lime zest, grass, citrus, vanilla, apples, pears, chamomile, and a little smoke. Palate: Sweet agave, black pepper, apples, pears, butter, spearmint, herbal, vegetal. Finish: med-short, black pepper and agave, citrus, little smoke, chilly peppers, apples and pears.

Jacob Skoff
Tequila Badass
437 ratings

Bold and flavorful Aroma: cooked agave, licor anise, mineral, flowers, green bell pepper, mint, melon, vegetal, earth. Palate: Well water, agave, natural sugar, mint, cloves, gooseberry, butter cream, vegetal, fruity, black pepper. Finish: black pepper and lots of agave, mint, arugula, coffee beans, sugar, butter, fruits. This tequila takes a place above the TOP shelve brands, and next to my three favorite blancos I’ve had up to 4/2021

Don Terry
Tequila Ninja
180 ratings

Big agave nose up front. Vegetal and earthy, with green olives and bell pepper. The entry is not what you'd expect from an over-proof spirit, not as harsh as others in the category. It is oily and palate coating. The finish is long and complex, a mix of bitter/sweet/heat. Fantastic stuff.

Jessica Cowan
Tequila Badass
342 ratings

CJ Cowan
Tequila Badass
435 ratings

Pepe Galvez
Tequila Savant
236 ratings

Erica Boorom
Tequila Ninja
113 ratings

Aroma : Cooked agave, herbal, grass, and mint notes hit first, then cinnamon, earth, and some minerality. Like many high proofs, the longer you let this open up the better. Taste : Bright and crisp cooked agave with black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, grass, mint, and mineral notes. There is light spice here and just the right balance of buttery agave sweetness. The texture is thick and oily, and the extra alcohol is barely noticeable considering the higher ABV. Finish : Very long and prolongs all the previous notes with some new emphasis on green olives and butter. Very complex tequila with lots of depth, but every note is distinct and works together in just the right way. This is one of the few times I've had to cut myself off because it's that good. Every tequila fan NEEDS to try this.

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