CASAMIGOS DINNER & TASTING
Casamigos started out as a private project between George Clooney and Rande Gerber, who were simply friends on a mission to create the perfect tequila. After four years and a few thousand bottles being ordered from their distillery, they were told they had to get licensed in order to keep producing the tequila. They decided to do just that, and named the tequila Casamigos (loosely translated “House of Friends”) after the property in Mexico that Gerber and Clooney share.
Casamigos Tequila is made from 100% Blue Weber agaves, grown in the rich red clay soil and cool climate of the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, cooked in traditional brick ovens for 72 hours and fermented in stainless steel tanks for 80 hours, then copper-pot distilled.
Casamigos Mezcal is made from 100% Espadín agaves, harvested, split and laid to cook for 4–6 days in six-ton earthen pits, then tahona-crushed to extract the juice, which is fermented for 2–8 days before being distilled in covered copper pot stills.