Bottle of Espolon Blanco

Espolon Blanco

Type: Tequila
Brand: El Espolon
Nom
1440
935 Ratings See All
$24.99
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Retail Partner Old Town Tequila

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Production Details
NOM : 1440 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : - ,
Region : Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,
Cooking : Autoclave (low pressure) ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : 100% agave, Stainless steel tanks, Fermentation without fibers ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Column, Stainless Pot w/Copper Coil ,
Aging : - ,
ABV/Proof : 40% abv (80-proof)
Other : Cold filtered

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

55
Agave (cooked)
42
Alcohol
36
Pepper (black)
26
Citrus
14
Vanilla
11
Grass
8
White Pepper
8
Butter
8
Vegetal
8
Agave (raw)
6
Fruity
6
Acetone

Flavors Detected

53
Agave (cooked)
52
Pepper (black)
39
Alcohol
24
Citrus
12
Vanilla
11
Minerals
9
White Pepper
8
Cinnamon
8
Vegetal
7
Grass
6
Solvent
5
Medicinal

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Ninja
126 ratings
  • 73 Rating

Anise, cough syrup, sour apple candy. Loads of white pepper, a tad thin with a burn through the brief finishes Not meant to be a sipper, but an affordable mixer that’s still crafted with some care and is accessible.

Tequila Savant
187 ratings
  • 74 Rating

Nose of the vanilla, sweet agave, vegetal, light pepper, light citrus, with a slight solvent presence and a bit of alcohol buzzing about. On taste- vegetal, sweet, light citrus, alcohol, and a hint of a glue like solvent. Overall bland and light, but a decent inexpensive daily tequila (especially for mixing) but not great as a sipper.

Tequila Ninja
121 ratings
  • 75 Rating

Aroma : Citrus, alcohol, agave. Taste : Light citrus and agave, lightly peppery with some alcohol. Very mild flavor. Finish : Short/medium length with a little more agave here. Overall a fairly bland tequila. But unlike other budget tequilas like Arette or Olmeca Altos, I can find this just about anywhere, which is good if you need something last minute to bring to a party.

Tequila Ninja
140 ratings
  • 78 Rating

Good value Blanco.

Tequila Badass
399 ratings
  • 72 Rating

Not a sipper, alcohol and agave strong on the nose, body and finish

Tequila Badass
418 ratings
  • 77 Rating

There is nothing outstanding going on here but I will always have a soft spot for this product.....it’s just so easy to drink for so cheap!! Tight and bitter at first and then kids of sweetness on the back end, it’s PERFECT for making margs!!

Tequila Boss
376 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Lactic and herbal nose, medium mouthfeel and herbal, mineral finish. Nice natural agave sweetness.

Tequila Savant
213 ratings
  • 75 Rating

Lactose, thyme, baked agave

Tequila Wizard
738 ratings
  • 84 Rating

Mexican 38% version. Nose has fresh floral notes with some alcohol. Fruity, with citrus and agave. A mineral element as well. Round ripe fruit on the palate. A little pepper kick. Spices and a banana like nuance. Coats the tongue nicely. A very solid economy brand. I’m surprised how much flavor is packed into an autoclave and column still product!

Tequila Savant
226 ratings
  • 69 Rating

Great value but bland flavor. Mixes well.

Tequila Ninja
194 ratings
  • 52 Rating

Ok peppery vibe great value not a sipper but made a good margi!

Tequila Wizard
818 ratings
  • 80 Rating

This is one of the most affordable tequilas on the market, and you can get it just about everywhere. It's best used for cocktails, and since its 100% agave, you'll be grateful the next morning.

Tequila Savant
196 ratings
  • 72 Rating

A lot going on for an inexpensive tequila. I concur with the other reviews.

Tequila Ninja
39 ratings
  • 78 Rating

Surprisingly complex nose of cooked agave, herbs, earth, pineapple and clove. Simple but pleasant taste of roast agave, black pepper and clove. Thin and soft, with a decent if astringent finish. Great value.

Tequila Badass
311 ratings
  • 74 Rating

Good, solid low-priced blanco. Nice agave.

Tequila Enthusiast
7 ratings
  • 82 Rating

Smooth

Tequila Freak
27 ratings
  • 70 Rating

Pepper, alcohol & citrus

Tequila Maniac
39 ratings
  • 76 Rating

Somewhat herbal on the nose with muted notes of citrus. Light citrus and agave flavors. A little vegetal and peppery. Not something I’d sip on routinely. Makes for a decent Ranch Water cocktail.

Tequila Fanatic
17 ratings
  • 87 Rating

Definitely one of the better Blancos I've ever had. A sweet aroma, not too powerful taste, and a clean finish makes this a top 5 Blanco for its money.

Tequila Lover
14 ratings
  • 48 Rating

They must have changed their formula because it had this awesome pepper hint but now it just tastes like crap.

Tequila Freak
27 ratings
  • 80 Rating

I especially enjoyed cleaning my palate with a small pieces of tomato sprinkled with Himalayan pink salt and a good quality black pepper.

Tequila Freak
24 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Really surprised by how enjoyable this one was, my palate and tastes have come a long way since rating Espolon's reposado as my very first. This reminds me of El Tesoro with less pepper. Agave is surprisingly present throughout, and I'm getting a vanilla on the very end of the finish. A good mixing option (as I bought it for) but it could function as a casual sipper for a hot day where you don't want to think too much about what's in your glass.

Tequila Freak
20 ratings
  • 74 Rating

Citrus, alcohol, and a bit of agave on the nose. The agave makes it to the palate but quickly dissipates in favor of alcohol and pepper. Nothing special about the finish, but it’s not bad. This isn’t a terrible tequila, but there’s just too many others (Olmeca Altos, Arette, etc.) that are better for around the same price. This is also very mild and disappears completely in a mixed drink - I can’t taste it at all unless I pour about 0.5-1oz heavier. Likely won’t purchase this again.

Tequila Fanatic
18 ratings
  • 71 Rating

quick agave aroma turns into vanilla and mild chocolate ends with peppery spice and alcohol. smooth, light agave flavour with a hint of citrus.

Tequila Enthusiast
9 ratings
  • 60 Rating

Pure alcohol. Thought I was drinking vodka for a second. Some vanilla notes but does not make up for that awful finish. Bad batch maybe.

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