About Gold Tequila

About Gold Tequila
Gold tequila is unaged silver tequila that has been colored with caramel coloring. It is also known as mixto as it is made from a mixture from at least 51% blue agave and the rest from other sugars, usually cane-based.

Top Picks for Gold Tequila

Old Mexico Tequila Oro
89 points
Best Buy
Pale straw yellow color. Grassy, fruity aromas and flavors of candied yams and figs, herbal honey, pickled nopales and peppers, and lipstick with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a sleek, medium-to-long finish displaying suggestions of caramel cream and powdered sugar finish. A smooth and easy tequila for margaritas or shots.
89 points $13.99 Best Buy
Tres Pesos Gold Tequila
88 points
Best Buy
Golden silver color. Minerally aromas and flavors of dark roasted peppers, dried pineapple and apple, polenta, and cajeta and nopales with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, subtle, medium-to-long finish with accents of tres leche cake, dried Mexican spices and herbs, nutskin, and salty minerals finish. A flavorful tequila packed with nice fruit and lots of gusto.
88 points $6.95 Best Buy
Sauza Gold Tequila
87 points
Brilliant gold color. Funky, green herbal aromas and flavors of epazote, nopales, pickled brussels sprouts, and curry leaf with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium finish with impressions of toasted herbs and chalk finish. An interesting herbal gold tequila for cocktails.
Ardiente Pasion Gold Tequila
86 points
Best Buy
Golden silver color. Creamy aromas and flavors of caramel vanilla taffy and roasted yellow pepper and papaya with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium finish revealing notes of nougat and tropical fruit custard tart finish. A nice creamy versatile gold tequila.
86 points $7 Best Buy
Old Mexico Oro Tequila
85 points
Dusty straw color. Vegetal, toasty aromas and flavors of pickled pepper, roasted pineapple, spiced melon, and cilantro with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium finish revealing suggestions of sweet cream, papaya, and pepper finish. A solid gold tequila for fruity agave and a creamy center.
85 points $13.99