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I'd like to soak strawberries in tequila for a Por Mi Amante. I'm not concerned about the brand, but I'm curious if there is a flavor difference as a result of soaking in blanco vs reposado vs añejo.

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The Cocktailians recommend Reposado: "use the 100% agave stuff, and definitely go for the reposado -- you want something with a little age and character". Paul Clarke quotes cocktail luminary Charles H Baker's recipe from 1939, which is non-specific, but Paul also uses Reposado.

Blanco is likely to be a little too light and easily dominated by the strawberries, a good Añejo is probably overkill, so a decent Reposado fits the bill.

  • @PeterTaylor thank you for noticing, I edited the post. As we are a collaboratively edited site, feel free to edit it yourself next time. Even if you don't have the rep yet, a mod or a 10k user will see that there is an edit pending and approve it. – rumtscho May 22 '12 at 10:01
  • @rumtscho, the SE software won't let low-rep users make one-character edits. – Peter Taylor May 22 '12 at 10:10

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