Country of origin Mexico
Alcohol by volume 35% abv
|Manufacturer Proximo Spirits|
Proof (US) 80
Similar White Mountain Cooler, Wild Turkey (bourbon), Wodka Gorbatschow
History and description
Dobel was created by and named after Juan-Domingo "Dobel" Beckmann. Beckmann was the eleventh-generation leader of Jose Cuervo tequilas, in collaboration with master distillers ("Maestros") Marco Anguiano and Luis Yerenas. It was introduced in 2008.
Dobel is a blend of reposado, añejo and extra añejo tequilas, aged one, two and three years, respectively, in European white oak barrels, and then filtered to remove all color. The tequilas in the blend are distilled from 100% blue agave from a single estate in Jalisco, Mexico. Technically considered a reposado, it is the first ever multi-aged clear tequila.
The original bottle had a crystal-cut glass design with a thick metallic base. The current bottle is modeled after a 19th-century laboratory bottle.
In 2009, Bloomberg Businessweek named Dobel one of the world's 20 best tasting tequilas, stating that it "has the depth and character of the aged spirit without the color." Wine Enthusiast rated it a 93 in 2011, and it won gold medals at the 2011 and 2013 San Francisco World Spirits competitions, and a silver in 2010.