Herradura Silver tequila is very lightly aged for one month in white oak barrels. Drink Hacker gave this tequila a B+-rating was fine if the commentary was a bit lukewarm, "if you're looking for a good standby tequila that you can rely on and, equally importantly, is sure to be in stock wherever you go, Herradura's a solid."
Herradura Blanco was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2010 SIP Awards.
Casa Herradura was one of the oldest and most storied of the tequila brands. The name "Herradura" is translated as "horseshoe" from Spanish and graces their namesake tequila label, though they also quietly produce other labels as well.Brown-Forman purchased Tequila Herradura and is now the owner of both Herradura and Jimador labels of tequila. The distillery itself was founded in 1861.They take credit for being the first distillery to try aging their tequila in oak (creating the "reposado" and "anejo" expressions) in imitation of aging eau-de-vie to make cognac.