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Oct 24, 2007 09:19 AM

Tequila and Coke? WT?

Saw a TV ad for Cuervo Black and coke. Would anybody actually order, let alone drink, that?
and what is Cuervo black, anyway?

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  1. Jose Cuevo Black Medallion is a non-100% agave anejo. It's not very good and no I wouldn't order it with coke :)

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    1. re: ac106

      I agree, I tried some of the Cuervo Black and it tasted to me like regular Cuervo with liquid smoke added.

    2. I don't think that the commercials have had any impact on the tequila drinking community. I haven't seen anyone order this drink mixture, or for that matter, even inquire if they should ingest such creation.

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      1. re: cocktailqueen77

        they are probably going after the Jack and Coke crowd (don't get me started on that one). And with enough marketing, they'll probably succeed.

      2. I tried Cuervo Black when I noticed it at a bar a while ago. It tasted kind of whiskey-ish. It wasn't the worst thing I've ever had, but I don't see myself ordering it again.

        1. There is a drink I've had down in Tequila (the town), called a Batanga.

          Ingrediants are Mexican Coke, a pinch of salt, fresh lime juice (1/2 a lime) & ice. Its very good.

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            1. re: Frosty Melon

              Doh! Yes, I just took it for granted. Sorry should have listed it as: Tequila, Mexican Coke, a pinch of salt, fresh lime juice (1/2 a lime) & ice

          1. when i was a teenager i snuck a couple of drinks from the parents "hidden" liquor drawer (just a couple of bottles they brought back from Mexico and never planned on drinking). Anyways, I made a couple of Rum & Cokes and realized that if drank too much of the rum they would notice, and at the same time I ran out of regular coke. So I had to come up with something different using the other bottle, so my third drink was a very cheap tequila and Diet Coke mix that still to this day is the worst drink I have ever tasted .