Código 1530 Barrel Strength Tequila
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Código 1530

Barrel Strength Tequila (0.7l, 44%)
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A Tequila that cranks up on the flavors.

There was a time when you couldn’t get Código Tequila unless you were one of the Los Bajos' finest jimadors who were in on the closely-guarded secret. Either that, or if you were George Strait. The beloved American country singer, also known modestly as the “King of Country”, has been a huge fan of the liquid long before it was available to mere mortals. So much so that he even wrote a song about it.

Código 1530 Barrel Strength was matured for at least two years in the finest French white oak Cabernet casks you can find. One of the smoothest yet most complex Barrel Strength Tequilas out there, it clocks in at precisely 88 proof. The proof is higher than in their classic Añejo but it only brings bolder flavors without any throaty burn. On the contrary, the palate is actually soft with subtle caramel, vanilla, and dark chocolate dancing around. A rare expression.

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Appearance / Color
Yellow

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Woody with toasted oak notes.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Bold yet soft with subtle caramel, vanilla, and dark chocolate flavors.

Finish
Smooth

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What does Código 1530 Barrel Strength Tequila taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Código 1530 Barrel Strength Tequila and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

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Tequila labeled Gold (Oro) is your indicator (i.e., red flag) that you’re dealing with a mixto Tequila - unaged silver Tequila that has been colored and flavored with caramel to give the appearance of aged tequila.
The strongest Tequila available for sale clocks in at 75% ABV (150 proof). This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but drinking huge amounts of this spirit is likely te-quil-a.
There are over 136 species of Agave. For Tequila to be officially called “Tequila,” it must be comprised of at least 51% of the Blue Weber Agave species.
Tequila goes bad with time. Once you open a bottle of Tequila, you better be in the mood to drink it. Generally, you have one to two months before oxidization and evaporation diminish the Tequila quality and destroy the Agave flavor profile.
If the Tequila bottle label does not state that it’s manufactured from 100% Blue Agave, then, by default, that Tequila is a Mixto (manufactured from 51% Blue Agave).
Tequila is made from one type of agave, Blue agave. Each of these plants takes at least 6 years, more likely a year or two longer to mature.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Tequila labeled Gold (Oro) is your indicator (i.e., red flag) that you’re dealing with a mixto Tequila - unaged silver Tequila that has been colored and flavored with caramel to give the appearance of aged tequila.
The strongest Tequila available for sale clocks in at 75% ABV (150 proof). This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but drinking huge amounts of this spirit is likely te-quil-a.
There are over 136 species of Agave. For Tequila to be officially called “Tequila,” it must be comprised of at least 51% of the Blue Weber Agave species.
Tequila goes bad with time. Once you open a bottle of Tequila, you better be in the mood to drink it. Generally, you have one to two months before oxidization and evaporation diminish the Tequila quality and destroy the Agave flavor profile.
If the Tequila bottle label does not state that it’s manufactured from 100% Blue Agave, then, by default, that Tequila is a Mixto (manufactured from 51% Blue Agave).
Tequila is made from one type of agave, Blue agave. Each of these plants takes at least 6 years, more likely a year or two longer to mature.
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