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Teremana Tequila Review

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by Greg Rutkowski


Teremana Tequila is made at Destileria Teremana De Agave, NOM 1613 in Jesus Maria, Jalisco. Which is the southern Los Altos region. The distillery is open for tours by appointment only and is currently rated #94 out of #114 tequila distilleries in Mexico according to Tequila Matchmaker (TMM).

Teremana Tequila has three expressions:

  1. Teremana Blanco Tequila
  2. Teremana Reposado Tequila
  3. Teremana Anejo Tequila.

Teremana Blanco Tequila

Teremana Blanco Tequila

Teremana Blanco Tequila claims to be a small batch made from 100% agave 

On TMM, Teremana Blanco Tequila has a panel rating of 73/100 and a community rating of 74/100.

The Teremana blanco tequila is made with brick ovens, a roller mill, deep well water, open-air fermentation (without fibers), and it is twice distilled in copper pots that are 3,800 liters each.

The blanco tequila clocks in at 40% ABV.

The Teremana Tequila website says that the tasting notes are “of bright citrus, with a smooth, fresh finish.”

This product is not confirmed additive-free by TTM. 

Teremana Reposado Tequila

Teremana Reposado Tequila

The Teremana Reposado Tequila takes the base of the blanco and elevates it by aging it in used American whiskey barrels. Little information exists about how long the tequila is aged for, but it can be aged for 2 to 12 months.

On TMM, Teremana Reposado Tequila has a panel rating of 70/100 and a community rating of 74/100.

The reposado clocks in at 40% ABV.

The Teremana Tequila website says that the tasting notes are “of oak and vanilla with a smooth, rich finish.” 

This product is not confirmed additive-free by TMM.

Teremana Anejo Tequila

Teremana Anejo Tequila

The Teremana Añejo Tequila is basically the Teremana Reposado but aged for a minimum of 12 months.

On TMM, Teremana Añejo Tequila has a panel rating of 80/100 and a community rating of 78/100.

The añejo clocks in at 40% ABV.

The Teremana Tequila website says that the tasting notes are “of rich warm oak, vanilla and roasted agave with a lightly sweet and complex finish.”

Other Things To Note About Teremana Tequila

  • Sustainability - all of Teremana Tequila’s leftover bagazo, agave fibers get transformed into compost.
  • Teremana Tequila is said to have 96 calories for every 1.5 ounces of tequila and zero carbs.

The Rock Tequila Owner of Teremana Tequila

The Rock Teremana Tequila Owner

Teremana Tequila, or as some people call it “The Rock Tequila,” is a celebrity tequila brand owned by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. The brand was founded in 2019 with The Rock and other founders such as  Dany Garcia, Jenna Fagnan, and Ken Austin.

It is said that the brand was created as part of The Rock’s comeback effort at the time. 

Teremana Meaning

For the brand name, Dwayne Johnson decided to incorporate pieces of his Polynesian heritage. "tere" is from "terra," a Latin word meaning earth and "mana" is Polynesian, meaning spirit. Teremana therefore means “spirit of the earth.”

According to Teremana, they have a simple goal: "to create a high quality, responsibly sourced tequila that brings people together.”

How Much Is Teremana Tequila?

Teremana Tequila has a reasonable price point between $28.99 to $38.99 for a 750ml bottle.

Where To Buy Teremana Tequila Near Me?

Teremana Tequila has distribution nationwide in the United States and can be found at most liquor stores.

You can also order Teremana Tequila online at most major retailers.

 Teremana Tequila Cocktail Drinks Recipes

Teremana Tequila Cocktail Drinks Recipes

Dozens of Teremana Tequila recipes can be found on their website, but include;

  • Teremana Hot Chocolate
  • Teremana Old Fashioned
  • Teremana Spiced Pomegranate Punch
  • Mana Spritz
  • Teremana Colada
  • Teremana Lemonade
  • And Teremana Sunrise

You can also consider using Teremana Tequila in any of our favorite tequila cocktails

Teremana Tequila Net Worth

It is said that Teremana Tequila is worth $3.5 billion dollars, selling more than 600,000 cases in 2021, doubling its sales from the previous year.

Teremana Tequila Stock

Teremana is a private company you cannot buy company stock from. However in February of 2022, Jagermeister took a minority position in the company in order to turn Teremana Tequila into a “true global tequila brand” according to Michael Volke, the Jagermeister CEO.

The Rock Touring The Teremana Tequila Distillery

Recent Criticism With Teremana Tequila And Celebrity Brands

Celebrity tequila brands came in vogue after the success of George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila brand.

With businesses that can have large impacts in Mexico, it is important that environmental, social-economical, and other factors are taken into consideration. Aside from recycling their leftover agave fiber, there is not much else to be said about Teremana’s effort to give back to the small community of Jesus Maria, Jalisco from which their tequila is made. However, that does not mean there aren't other positive things going on behind scenes; we would just like to hear more about them!

We believe that there's a place for celebrity brands like these, but we also believe more give-back efforts ought to be taken into consideration.

This article was edited on 12/26/22. 

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