1800 Tequila Silver 100% Agave 70 cl
About this deal
Michael J. de la Merced, “Diageo Is Said to Be in Talks to Buy Jose Cuervo,” DealBook, May 24, 2011.
One of the appealing aspects is its attractive price point, making it ideal for those seeking to make Margaritas on a budget or enjoy a straightforward Tequila shot. No, 1800 Silver will not freeze due to its high alcohol content. While chilling Tequila in the freezer is a common practice, adding ice can dilute the spirit. Tim Nudd, “Ad of the Day: Ray Liotta Says It All by Saying Nothing for 1800 Tequila,” Ad Week, October 30, 2013.
The first officially licensed tequila manufacturer was Jose Antonio Cuervo of Jalisco, Mexico, in 1758, after he was given the rights by King Ferdinand VI of Spain to cultivate a portion of land. Shortly thereafter, the production of tequila was banned, until 1795, when King Carlos IV lifted the ban. 1800 is widely known as the year in which tequila was first successfully aged in wood. 
Thirty-One Whiskey is a blog devoted to the appreciation of good whiskey, fine cigars, and the value of a hard day’s work in the wood shop. When properly stored in a cool, dry place with the lid tightly sealed, opened 1800 Silver Tequila can remain good for a long time. My education and training include a thorough knowledge of agave spirits creation from planting agaves to bottling, including distillation.
Joven is a blend of aged and unaged tequila. It carries a mild taste of vanilla with spicy notes that are balanced with fruity accents. Reposado is aged in oak or white oak barrels for at least two months, giving it a complex yet subtle woodsy flavor. Premium brands will age tequila for up to 11 years. Añejo is aged for one year at minimum, and it carries a more robust flavor of French or white oak barrels. Despite its full-bodied flavor, it has a smoother taste than blanco, joven, and reposado. So often I find that when reviewing whiskey, ice is the enemy. The only flavors in whiskey that survive are typically the results of the aging process. But with this tequila everything survives through the ice — all of the aromas, all of the flavors… they are still there and in full force.
Limited run, in bottle made of Belgian crystal with pewter trim in a suede and leather case, an extra añejo tequila aged over three years in charcoal French Oak barrels  There isn’t really a whole lot that you expect from a blanco tequila. By definition, it’s pretty much just fermented and distilled agave juice without much additional processing, so you are getting the very essence of that spirit. And with the 1800 Silver I especially don’t really get any of the flavors you might expect from the brief stay in the oak barrels. Jessica Jupiter, “25 Cool Liquor Bottles Worth Buying For the Bottle Alone,” Complex, June 2, 2013. However, it is best to consume the remaining 25% of the bottle within a reasonable time frame to avoid any potential taste changes caused by oxidation or evaporation. Can 1800 Silver freeze?