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A couple weeks ago I was invited to the Patrón XO Café and and Patrón Silver launch at Ritz Carlton Penthouse. Now I’ve been to Ritz Carlton quite a few times, but the penthouse on the 27th floor is quite something else. The suite has three bedrooms, a magnificent hall, and even an open air swimming pool on the 3rd level, quite a charming place for sure.

Patrón XO Café and Silver at Ritz Carlton
Patrón XO Café and Silver at Ritz Carlton

My very first time tasting Patrón tequila was actually at Frontera, where the owner Larry swore that this was one of the best tequilas you can get. Made with 100% agave plant, this is the real thing, it is smooth, clear, and if you drink it neat, not watering it down with mixers. Adding salt or lemon with the shot would be seen as an insult to the liquor too.

If you think tequilas are nasty (which many do due to the usually poor quality of tequila we get here), give Patrón a try and I’m sure you might start to think otherwise.

tapas prepared by Chef Carmela de Ponte
tapas prepared by Chef Carmela de Ponte

The drinks were served with some fantastic finger foods prepared by Chef Carmela de Ponte, who is of course, from Mexico.

we were obviously having a good time
we were obviously having a good time – Ciki, BangsarBabe, Haze

While Patrón Silver was smooth as it gets, I actually prefer Patrón XO Cafe, simply the best coffee liquor I’ve tasted. It too was smooth, and has a distinct coffee taste that isn’t overpowered by its sweetness. The XO Cafe has 70 proof, a higher content than most coffee liqueur.

Patrón XO Café and and Patrón Silver
Patrón XO Café and and Patrón Silver

It was a great night throughout, good company, great drinks, but that is to be expected from a brand has its products sold in hand-blown, individually numbered bottles

Discuss : Patrón XO Café and Silver at Ritz Carlton Penthouse

  1. I’ve had both! Coincidentally the first time I tried Patron’s offerings is also at Frontera…and also from Larry. Heh.

    I love Patron, it kicks all other tequila brand’s ass. Smooth.

  2. You DRINK???!!???

  3. i Must try Patron in one day!

  4. Get a watermelon, chilled then cut in half. Pour two shots of Patron Silver into the watermelon…….. the best way to eat watermelon. Flavor blends right in.

  5. augustdiners

    Patron rocks my socks! So glad it was made available here, I used to have to get ppl to smuggle bottles from USA or Dubai for me! Hehe!

  6. i’m guessing that no one did body shots with the tequila that night! unless they booked their own private room 😀

  7. i bet you one tequila pop, u get drunk before I do!! 😛

  8. Patron silver is good indeed.

  9. don’t know anything about patron silver and the likes… lol

  10. Patron silver,FTW! 😉

  11. Thanks for mentioning Frontera 🙂

    Patron is back at Frontera now, & we have
    Patron Silver
    Patron Anejo
    Patron XO Cafe
    & soon -> Patron Citronge 🙂

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