The Cuernavaca

The Cuernavaca

1/19/21 – Just as Avila is the spirit of Morelos, The Cuernavaca is its’ signature cocktail, named after the state’s capital. Created by Morelos native (and owner of Cuernavaca cocktail bar Pichirilo) Christian Rubio, this drink aims to be a classic as popular as the Margarita or the Paloma, but taste twice as good. Simple and beautifully fresh, The Cuernevaca is packed full of flavor but still lets the Avila be the star of the show.

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Es la ley: Denomination of Origin

Es la ley: Denomination of Origin

In the alcohol industry, there are only a handful of spirits and wines protected by law, which is known as a Denomination of Origin. Internationally recognized, these Denominations of Origin zero in on the geography of where a product is made. For example, Avila’s cousin, tequila, is protected by its own Denomination of Origin which is defined by a very…

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From Soil to Spirit

From Soil to Spirit

The next time you pour a glass of your favorite wine, think about where it came from. The quality of the soil in the vineyard and the care and attention paid by the farmers and winemakers. It all matters when it comes to producing its’ foundation – beautiful, healthy grapes. Just as there are multitude of grapes used to produce…

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Avila’s Legacy and Lineage

Avila’s Legacy and Lineage

If you flip back a few chapters in the history books to ancient, pre-Hispanic Mexico, you’ll find that the agave plant was deeply rooted within the cultures of that time period and was surrounded by a mystique that’s as fascinating as it is dynamic.

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Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

10/9/19-The ideal fall cocktail for when you’re home for the holidays, this drink is like a boozy pumpkin pie in a glass. There are existing hints of spice already found in Revel reposado, not to mention the beautiful bourbon whiskey notes from its’ aging process, all of which bring out the spices found in this homemade pumpkin spice recipe. The sweetened condensed milk adds a decadent richness to the drink, making it the perfect fireplace companion

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Fig Lebowski

Fig Lebowski

9/26/19- It’s always a fun day at the office when bartenders come by to play around in the R&D Bar. For Episode Two (up now on IGTV), Nightshade’s Dan O’Reilly came up with this delicious fall-inspired cocktail that combines Revel Avila Blanco with fig, vanilla, cinnamon and prickly pear. We were blown away by the incredible bright orange color and even more so by the flavors. Just the right balance of sweet and tart on this one.

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Swayze’s Baby

Swayze’s Baby

8/28/19– For the very first episode of our “Revel R&D Bar” series (find it on our Instagram TV), Jessica Morgan from Gold Diggers Hollywood stopped by to whip up this stunning tiki concoction. She mixed Revel Blanco with this delicious, funky rum from Oaxaca, Mexico (because, of course). Citrus, guava, tiki bitters and egg white to balance it out left us wondering two things — why don’t more people use guava juice in cocktails, and why does summer have to end??

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