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Tag Archives: Patrón

• Tequila! The Cure for the Mexican Itch

David A. Embury, the Linnaeus of the cocktail, has a piquant description of his first encounter with tequila. “When the cork was drawn there emanated from the bottle an odor faintly resembling a combination of overripe eggs and limburger cheese,” he wrote in “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks” (1948). In “Everyday Drinking” (1983), Kingsley […]

OF BOOZE AND BANDS: Trader Joe’s Tequila takes on the Mighty Patrón

OF BOOZE AND BANDS: Trader Joe’s Tequila takes on the Mighty Patrón

Intrepid reporter, D.R. Stewart, reviews TJ’s tequila with the help of the J. Scott Bergman band. “My old 90’s band loved Patrón. We loved it so much, we married it to Corona. We would ask – “Would you like a Pa-trone-ah?” A Frosty Corona, with a shot of Patrón at the ready.  Kismet! Tequila has moved on. There’s an […]

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• Tequila Sales Soar in Asia

Tequila Sales Soar in Asia

Premium tequila brand Patrón has surged in popularity in the U.S. in the past five years after hip-hop songs referred to it and young Hollywood celebrities were photographed drinking it. Will that cachet translate to strong sales in Asia? Asian pop stars may not be swilling bottles of Patrón in the back of limousines yet, but the […]

• 5 Surefire Ways to Piss Off the Bartender

5 Surefire Ways to Piss Off the Bartender

Ever wonder why everyone but you has a drink? If you find yourself engaged in any of the following behaviors, it could be because you pissed off the bartender. While I have no tolerance for snobby, stupid bartenders, adhering to the list below is a great way to avoid being blacklisted by the barkeep. Bartenders […]