88 Points, Tastings.com
The seriously crafted tequila is aged in freshly used bourbon barrels, gaining the infusion of sweet vanilla and caramel. The name is fun, but the quality is serious. El Burro Esparkalo!
The story of the Sparkle Donkey — or El Burro Esparkalo as he is better known — began as little more than a local anecdote about a humble-yet-noble creature that, in dire times, delivered liquid salvation to many who were in need. But as time passed and word of his strange, lustrous aura and invigorating, ambrosial drink spread, the Sparkle Donkey became a powerful symbol of hope — an iconic and inscrutable totem that resonates to this very day.