Wine Enthusiast 96 points - The wonderful bouquet combines elegant scents of sawdust, pine and vegetal agave with aromas of old leather, cigarette ash and pimento. The palate entry is delicate and peppery; midpalate has a honey-like core flavor with supplemental tastes of cocoa, mil
— P.P. (5/1/2006) — 96-100 (May 2006)
Grading Tijuana Sweet Heat as a spirit, it gets docked serious points for being way too sweet, covering up the fantastic flavors that tequila brings to the equation, and being under proofed. A clear 74 point spirit. However, this is a situation where a grade isn't going to matter. For the shot-focused consumer who wants something overly sweet, easy to shoot, and fun, they'll be quite pleased with a purchase of Tijuana Sweet Heat.