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#2881 La.Casa.de.Tequilas

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Posted 10 January 2014 - 03:36 PM

Craigs list?

 

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#2882 LaD'Estribo

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 02:29 PM

It's been a while since I've been tequila hunting. But I tried to hit as many stores as possible in the last few days. I've found 1 medallion CNR that has sprung a leak but still looks very tempting. I've found 2 blue Wilson ceramic CNR, one had a leak and the store owner decided to swap out the crock wrap with regular clear tape, the second bottle looks in really good shape. I also found 2 1942 DJ in old boxes. I found an old Herradura round bottle Reposado. A few Water street 1921 repo's. 1 Paradiso bottle no box. 7-9 bottles of the cactus Pura sangre, I will say that when I saw them my heart skipped a beat thinking it was Porfidio bottles. Newer Pura sangre bottles. 2 100% Hussong's Anejo's. 1 Blue Azulejos with a cork that looked like it was ready to launch. 2 Blanco old Espolon bottles. A Cabo wabo Milenio and 2 3rd gen Cabo wabo Anejo.  All in all I picked up  NONE of them. I do plan on going back for the Paradiso. What I really want is an old CNC VR bottle, I'm down to my last 3oz. :(



#2883 TequilaPicker

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Posted 15 January 2014 - 07:21 PM

I've been neglecting my treasure hunting duties lately so I decided to revisit a few stores near my home. My first stop was a store that I had been to only one time about a year ago. Score...a 2006 siete leguas anejo in the box! Not serious treasure but a fantastic drinker for sure. My next two stops yielded nothing so I decided to visit a store that I've been to at least ten times over the past two years. I never really found any treasure tequila in this store but they HAD lots of treasure cognac. Needless to say, I grabbed all of it long ago! On this visit I again scanned the tequila shelves and immediately noticed a bottle of GCA green label, score... Then I spotted the cluster of Chinaco F&J repos still sitting on the top shelf. However, this time I decided to check every bottle to be sure there wasn't a denton hiding in the back row. To my surprise there were two denton's hiding in the back row! One was an anejo (AA02470) from 1996 and another was a very early repo (RG00022) from 1995!!! A nice haul considering I had previously visited all four stores. Sometimes it pays to double-check... Salud


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Posted 18 January 2014 - 02:34 PM

It's getting pretty slim pickins for treasure around North Texas. I think Specs Liquor, Total Wine and couple of others are really putting the hurt on mom and pop's. I've found several stores out of biz recently.  I hate it when it's a store that I know I left stuff behind. Happened today on some natural corked ETOO's I'd been getting a couple at a time  :cry:  Hit several other stores and found no treasure. I did get a deal on 200ml bottles of the the clarified anejo, Maestro Dobel at $6 a bottle. I saw Fort br&a on the shelves for the first time but passed at $60 to ninety something a bottle. Also left some of the tapx on the shelf at $175. I can send a PM  as to where if anybody is interested in any of these. 

 

 



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 02:21 PM

More treasure hunting around these parts...

 

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 02:49 PM

Nice job Picker. I found these all at one store today  :). No bargains or trophies but nice score since my old school drinking stock was getting pretty low.

 

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 03:19 PM

Back at ya Naranja!

 

I grabbed my first GCA green label last month but haven't cracked it open yet. I see you just snagged one, is the juice worthy???



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 04:52 PM

Back at ya Naranja!

 

I grabbed my first GCA green label last month but haven't cracked it open yet. I see you just snagged one, is the juice worthy???

 

Yes worthy, it's the next bottle I'll open... which may be soon. JCRF light, that's meant in a good way. Adios



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 05:30 PM

Love that freakin' Triada.  



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 07:03 PM

Love that freakin' Triada.  

Really??  Then I got a couple bottles for ya!



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Posted 13 February 2014 - 02:24 AM

I'm interested. PM me



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Posted 13 February 2014 - 05:19 PM

Love that freakin' Triada.  

 

There is LOTS of Triada down here. Let me know if you need more.



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Posted 14 February 2014 - 03:05 PM

I see so much Triada that I don't pay attention to it. I spent all day yesterday around the Concord area, found squat for tequila (but scored bourbon gold!). I did buy a Don Alejo blanco, because it was "only" $37, and I'm glad I did. We cracked it last night at Senior Rick's party, and Lippy and I agreed it was pretty damn good. My first taste of it, now I'm a fan. Need to try the repo!



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Posted 14 February 2014 - 03:19 PM

What's the average price point on the Triada that you have seen (before you stopped paying attention :)



#2895 Don Nom

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Posted 14 February 2014 - 06:47 PM

40-ish?



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Posted 14 February 2014 - 11:26 PM

I see so much Triada that I don't pay attention to it. I spent all day yesterday around the Concord area, found squat for tequila (but scored bourbon gold!). I did buy a Don Alejo blanco, because it was "only" $37, and I'm glad I did. We cracked it last night at Senior Rick's party, and Lippy and I agreed it was pretty damn good. My first taste of it, now I'm a fan. Need to try the repo!


That Don Alejo phuqn ROCKS!! 👏👏👏🍻🍻🍻

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 04:28 PM

I see so much Triada that I don't pay attention to it. I spent all day yesterday around the Concord area, found squat for tequila (but scored bourbon gold!). I did buy a Don Alejo blanco, because it was "only" $37, and I'm glad I did. We cracked it last night at Senior Rick's party, and Lippy and I agreed it was pretty damn good. My first taste of it, now I'm a fan. Need to try the repo!

 

yeah there is a grocery store down here with a few Don Alejo blancos still. thanks to other's recommendations on here I picked a few up. Great stuff. Good deal at $18-20 a pop. may have to check it out again as I drank 2 of my 3 :S



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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:23 PM

Hello all.

 

New to this site.  Have some rarer old tequila ducks I'm parting with.  Just to mention a couple ... 1999 Herradura SS and Casta Weber Azul Nom 1146 (original).

 

Any interest, just PM me.  Thanks, Steve



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Posted 19 March 2014 - 01:44 PM

Hello all.

 

New to this site.  Have some rarer old tequila ducks I'm parting with.  Just to mention a couple ... 1999 Herradura SS and Casta Weber Azul Nom 1146 (original).

 

Any interest, just PM me.  Thanks, Steve

 

 

I've been after these for as long as I can remember...thanks for the opportunity Steve. 

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 04:34 PM

Sa-weet!!



#2901 carssausage

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Posted 20 March 2014 - 03:51 PM

Nice addition Tonga!

 



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Posted 22 March 2014 - 06:46 PM

Your Welcome Tonga, and a pleasure to meet you.  Glad they have found such a nice new home!  Steve



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Posted 24 March 2014 - 04:39 PM

Picked up these gems today. The Chinaco is Lote 71, bottle 60. The Buscadores are Third Coast Imports, the anejo was just $36. I believe the Chinaco must be tasted for quality assurance purposes...

 

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 11:32 AM

lucky day found 3 more GCA green labels today for $20 a bottle
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