The 818 brand was founded by model Kendall Jenner of the Kardashian clan and is now available in the UK after taking the American market by storm. Kendall Jenner is known for expressing her huge passion for the agave spirit, and says her award-winning 818 Tequila Blanco is ‘simply perfect’. Many who bought 818 Blanco for it’s hype have been blown away by it’s taste.
With it’s light-bodied, sweet and smooth-with-a-crisp finish, 818 Tequila Blanco is perfect for shots and cocktails with your friends and family. It’s crispy taste will make you want to drink more. As opposed to Reposado and Añejo tequilas, Blanco tequilas are not aged and known as the purest expression of the agave spirit.
The tequila is produced using traditional methods in Jalisco, Mexico at a family-owned-and-operated distillery. The agaves are hand-picked by jimadores and slowly roasted in brick ovens for 40 hours by a family business in Jalisco, giving the tequila that special aroma, before being exported to us in the UK. Every step of the process is treated with the utmost respect and quality of care by every hand involved. Finally, we have our award-winning 818 Tequila, some of the most enjoyable and smooth tequila in the world.
In case you were wondering, the ‘818’ tequila brand is named after Kendall Jenner’s postcode in Los Angeles, California.
Arette Blanco is a premium silver tequila, launched in 2007 and highly thought of on the drinks scene. Bottled on site in Jalisco and made of 100% agave, Arette Blanco is an exceptional silver tequila full of fresh flavours, spicy hints and a cheeky character in which you can pick out each single flavour note. Great body and wonderful for sipping or mixing into a wide range of different cocktails and long drinks.
Tequila inspired by the beauty of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Cenote's Blanco is a fresh, citrusy tequila with notes of fresh fruits, pepper, green vegetables, cooked agave and a hint of wood. This is a smooth sipper and a great cocktail ingredient.
This award winning tequila proudly bought home a double gold medal at the 2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, and after just one sip you’ll know exactly why it wowed the judges. The twice distilled spirit is a pure and refreshingly fruity tipple, perfect just as is or as part of your favourite cocktail
Bottled straight from distillation, El Jimador is a crystal clear blanco tequila and named for the skilled men who select and harvest the agave that gives it its flavour. First introduced in 1994, El Jimador Blanco is a sweet vegetal smelling tequila which also offers up notes of fresh balsa wood. These aromas merge into flavours of pine freshness, sweet agave and notes of citrus. The peppery heat comes through in the finish and reminds you it’s a genuine Mexican tequila you’re drinking.
El Rayo Tequila pays homage to the legend that lightning struck an agave plant, cooking it and creating the first ever Tequila. This particular expression is not made with lightning, but with 105 year old copper stills, which distil the agave twice before its bottled up. Very handsome bottles too, mind.
The Blanco Tequila from the El Tequileño range! It's made with agaves sourced from the Highlands of Jalisco, which boast a high sugar content – resulting in sweeter Tequila. The folks over at El Tequileño recommend trying it in a La Batanga cocktail, with lime juice, cola, and a salt-rimmed glass.
Fortaleza Blanco is made by the fifth generation of the Sauza family. Made using traditional methods, this is exceptional with notes of black pepper, earth and butter.
Top end blanco Tequila, made from 100% agave. Plenty of citrus notes with hints of seasoning,. Long, deep and complex finish yet easy to drink.
It’s a 10 year ageing process which ensures Gran Centenario Plata is a silver tequila with depth and standout characteristics which make it memorable. It’s the ageing which gives this tequila a stand out oakiness to its character, enjoyable and different. It’s slightly viscous on the palate but enjoyable so and has just a small hint of welcome peppery spice. Perfectly paired with herbal liqueurs and delicate cocktails. Smoother than your average silver tequila.
Herradura Plata is a smooth silver tequila, aged for just 45 days and offering up a welcome cleanliness on the palate. The ageing means that there’s a hint of oak in the flavour but its key note are refreshing agave which is enhanced by tangy citrus. The strength of the agave flavour makes this a fantastic choice for your next margarita and the light heat underlying the key flavours is a wonderful reminder of the quality of this tequila.
One of the newer offerings from the famous Jose Cuervo range, Jose Cuervo Reserva da le Familia Blanco is an exceptional new silver tequila. Limited edition, hand signed, hand dipped and corked, each bottle of Reserva Blanco is highly sought after and it’s easy to see why. The strength of quality agave comes through in the nose, closely followed by charred vegetables and hints at linseed oil. The flavour keeps the vegetable notes alive but teams them with fresh pear and of course the sweetness of agave. Pepper only comes through towards the end but it strong and satisfying.
Jose Cuervo Silver 1800 is a 100% agave tequila which rests in ex-American whisky casks and benefits from the depths of both the oak and the whiskey flavours coming through. Chargrilled vegetables and celery notes come through in the nose which then leads into a flavour which allows the agave to take centre stage. Light and delicate, the agave is surrounded by the smokiness of the vegetable flavours and a light peppering of spice. Herbaceous and rounded to the final sip.
La Chica Silver (House)
La Chica Silver Tequila which originates from Mexico is a very pure and smooth tequila. It is produced traditionally from distilled cactus juice that produces a spirit of 38%abv. La Chica Silver Tequila is great to sip and savour or ideal as a shooter, in a Margarita or other cocktails.
Ocho 8 Blanco is a limited edition silver tequila which is refreshing and clean on the nose. Cedar, mint and spice all come through and there’s a satisfying earthiness to this tequila and you taste. Pepper and mint work in tandem to deliver hot and cool hits of flavour and they also work alongside the sweetness offered by agave and hints of raspberry. The finish lingers with those raspberry notes at the centre but still a whisper of that spicy pepper too.
Olmeca Altos Plata has been described as the perfect choice for a margarita and its 100% agave content delivers a satisfying sweetness. On opening its white pepper, sea salt and vegetal notes which come through strongly, with agave in the background. This changes when you taste as the viscous feel on the palate is full of sweet agave, notes of lime, nutmeg, salt and hot white pepper. Balanced sweetness and spice is what makes this tequila worth trying.
One of the premium offerings from the famous Patron tequila distillery, Gran Patron Platinum uses the finest blue agave grown in the highlands of Jalisco. Triple distilled and then rested for a short time in oak tanks, Gran Patron Platinum is wonderfully smooth and full-bodied. The nose is full of that fresh agave teamed with citrus and fresh fruit and the flavour follows suit with the agave taking centre stage, citrus and fruit following on. Its finish is long and spiced with white pepper.
Young and sprightly, Patron Silver is the youngest of their tequilas and its flavour reflects its youth. Clear in colour and rich with fruity aromas, particularly citrus, Patron Silver is refreshing and has a smooth sweetness about it. Soft and light the flavour is peppered with hints of citrus with natural agave taking centre stage. Light peppery notes hit on the finish adding some welcome bite to the end note.
Fabrica de Tequilas produced and distilled this blanco Tequila using agave cooked for 10 hours in steam-powered autoclaves. After the addition of special yeast, the batch was then fermented and moved into stainless steel pots for double distillation. To blend this blanco, Rooster Rojo used water filtered through Mexican silver, creating its sumptuously smooth profile.
Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata is an estate grown 100% agave silver tequila which has been produced using a triple distillation process ensuring the ultimate smoothness and purity of this crisp and refreshing drink. Its aroma is subtle, with only slight hints at the flavours within, eucalyptus the most prominent of the bunch. The flavour is brighter with spicy white pepper notes and a little light agave, the pepper really standing out above all else.
Tapatio Blanco is one of those choice silver tequilas that has an exceptional flavour which you’ll find hard to stop sipping. The pepperiness of this tequila is really up there with the best, apparent from first opening in the nose where it’s combined with earthy hay and subtle herbal tones. The flavour too is awash with earthiness with the sweetness of agave paired naturally with cinnamon, charred vegetables and sharp hits of black pepper. The end is satisfyingly salty with that earthiness remaining.
Kah Tequila Blanco is the highest rated Blanco 96pts at the Spirit Institue. Presented in one of the most unique bottles inspired by Day of the Dead in Mexico. Each bottle is an individual work or art, with no two bottles alike. The taste is smooth with intense baked agave, with white pepper and spice. Silky and delicate. ad.
Casa Dragones Blanco is a small batch, 100% Pure Blue Agave silver tequila, crafted to deliver the true essence of agave through an innovative process that focuses on purity, for a crisp, smooth taste that is perfect to enjoy on the rocks or in signature craft cocktails.
George Clooney has the lifestyle, the glamorous wife and now he has joined up with friends to produce Casamigos Blanco Tequila. Produced originally for personal consumption, this superbly smooth tequila is now available for the world to share. Rested for two months, this wonderful Blanco has tasting notes of citrus, vanilla and sweet agave, with a long smooth finish.
With a fresh agave expression and citrus notes, this tequila is called upon often when concocting innovative cocktails and the ultimate margarita, but is also perfect on its own or on the rocks.
This Blanco was given a 'Classic' rating in Wine Enthusiast Magazine's review of the top spirits of 2007
A very special luxury tequila, blended using reposado, anejo and extra anejo 100% agave tequilas. The blend is then subject to a proprietary filtering process that removes the colour while at the same time making the tequila exceptionally smooth and creamy in texture. Maestro Dobel Diamond looks set to take the premium tequila market by storm.
Jose Cuervo 1800 Silver Tequila is a premium silver tequila that slightly plays against the rules of tradition by resting, rather than aging, in an American oak barrel for up to 15 days after distillation, just long enough to take on a dash of colour and a slightly oaky body of flavour. Sporting the freshness of a traditional silver, the flavour deepens a bit, getting a bit spicy toward the end, and definitely savoury. Enjoy any way you like, mix up or take on the rocks, but note that the cap also doubles as a shot glass, so you might as well have a go.
Blanco tequila also known as white, plate, silver or platinum tequila is the purest form of tequila. It’s clear and typically either un-aged or aged for less than 2 months in stainless steel or oak barrels. It’s a versatile mixer and is the base for classic cocktails including the margarita.