Process of making our Family’s Tequila

Process

Planting – 0-6 Months into the process timeline

Planting – 0-6 Months into the process timeline

The 3 Amigos Team harvests the shoots (baby agave) from mature agave plants. We pull these shoots around 6- 10 months and are planted soon after. Before the shoots are planted they are left..Read More!

Maintaining – 6 Months-7 Years into the process timeline

Maintaining – 6 Months-7 Years into the process timeline

We maintain our fields with machinery, hand labor, and livestock. To start we manage the field with machinery. We avoid putting the cattle in the fields early because they can pull the..Read More!

“Jima” – Harvesting – 7 Years into the process timeline

“Jima” – Harvesting – 7 Years into the process timeline

“La Jima” – The Harvest Before our agave is harvested, it is checked for its ripeness by inspecting its maturity and sugar content. The most common way to check for maturity..Read More!

Cooking – 7 Years into the process timeline

Cooking – 7 Years into the process timeline

Before our fermentation process, the pinas (heart of agave) are cooked to convert the starches into fermentable sugars. The piñas are put in the cookers in a special form to ensure that..Read More!

Fermentation – 7 Years into the process timeline

Fermentation – 7 Years into the process timeline

Fermentation is the process in which yeast breaks down sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide. … Carbon dioxide gas bubbles out of the fermenting solution into the air leaving a mixture..Read More!

Distillation – 7 Years into the process timeline

Distillation – 7 Years into the process timeline

Our tequila is distilled twice to ensure the purest final product. Before the first distillation the cabeza (head) and cola (tail) are removed and discarded, reserving the Corazon (heart) which is..Read More!

Blanco – 7 Years & 1 Month into the process timeline

Blanco – 7 Years & 1 Month into the process timeline

Tequila in it’s purest form. 3 Amigos Tequila Blanco is where it all starts. Most tequila connoisseurs will prefer a less expensive Blanco versus a rested and/or aged tequila, because it..Read More!

Reposado – 8 Years into the process timeline

Reposado – 8 Years into the process timeline

Reposado translates to “Rested” Reposado classification is tequila that is rested in aging barrels for a minimum of 2 months, and a maximum of up to 11 months. 3 Amigos Tequila Reposado..Read More!

Anejo – 9 Years & 1 Month into the Process Timeline

Anejo – 9 Years & 1 Month into the Process Timeline

Añejo translates to “Aged” For tequila to be classified as Añejo, the Blanco tequila must be aged for at least one year. The maximum amount of time that an Añejo can..Read More!

Ramonas Reserve – 9 Years & 1 Month into the Process Timeline

Ramonas Reserve – 9 Years & 1 Month into the Process Timeline

Ramona’s Reserve is made with the double gold winning 3 Amigos Añejo as the base. Sweetened with the same agave that the family produces, and spices that truly compliment the whole experience..Read More!

Extra Anejo – 15 Years & 1 Month into the process Timeline

Extra Anejo – 15 Years & 1 Month into the process Timeline

Extra Añejo translates to “Extra Aged” The classification to be an Extra Añejo is aging Blanco Tequila for a minimum of 3 years in aging barrels. The industry standard is usually..Read More!

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