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
$13.99
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, 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
$6.95
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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, 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
$30
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, toasted herbs and chalk finish. An interesting herbal gold tequila for cocktails.
Ardiente Pasion Gold Tequila
86 points
$7
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Golden silver color. Creamy aromas and flavors of caramel vanilla taffy and roasted yellow pepper and papaya with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity body and a tingling, delightful, nougat and tropical fruit custard tart finish. A nice creamy versatile gold tequila.
86 points $7 Best Buy
Old Mexico Oro Tequila
85 points
$13.99
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, sweet cream, papaya, and pepper finish. A solid gold tequila for fruity agave and a creamy center.
85 points $13.99