"Knowing BB readers are El Chupacabra fans I submit this photo of a Tequila bottle I spotted on a recent trip to the Yucatan around Tulum. Yes, I regret not having bought the bottle if only for its presence, but I wonder if El Chupacabra's visage on the bottle is an enticement to drink the brand or a consumer warning!"
Link to blog post with pix.
Reader comment: Gene says,
The "Cryptozoological hooch: Chupacabra tequila spotted in wild" story is referring to Chamucos, a cracking good tequila. A real smooth, sipping tequila that you won't want to shoot. Well, you shouldn't, anyway. The site linked is Flash-laden, and in Spanish.Chris Rosa says,
Agreed...great sipping tequila. It's seriously like butter. Thought I'd pass along another picture I happen to have of the bottle since the referenced blog is down. Wish bar on Folsom near 11th in SF has this fine tequlia fyi.Celeste says,
In response to the post about the Chupacabra tequila, singer Maynard James Keenan of Tool in 2005 made a Chupacabra wine, of which is now sold out, but I was lucky enough to get a bottle. Pictures at caduceus.org, with ordering information for upcoming seasons.Rodrigo Aguilar reminds us...
I just wanted to send a quick clarification that the term “Chamuco” is not the same as “chupacabra”. A chupacabra is a fairly recently created (discovered?) creature that is said to pray on livestock. The term “Chamuco” is used for the devil or Satan.Read the rest