ON Tequila, Our Drink of the Week!
Because of this, I always love appearing alongside Leykis--the man gets so many bottles of alcohol to try that you can lose your liver in a week by just hanging around the studios. Tequila is his forté, and that's what the Professor served me as we were about to get on the air and do a live version of ¡Ask a Mexican!--and the tequila of the day was ON Tequila.
The name is a bit of a misnomer--its Mexican name is Nuestro Orgullo ("Our Pride"), but what gabacho would buy a tequila named NO? Nevertheless, the pedigree is immaculate: from Arandas, the legendary city smack-dab in Los Altos de Jalisco, the birthplace of tequila and mariachi. And all of ON's vintages are superb--the blanco is fresh and jolting, the reposado sweeter and deeper, the añejo almost reaching bourbon levels of complexity.
I had about two double shots of each, yet no nasty hangover lingered in the hours following the show. And there's an extra-añejo that one of the best tequilas I've ever had--but you're going to have to listen to Leykis for more info. Blow me up LATINO STYLE!
Read more on ON Tequila at their website.
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