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 Tequila - cocktail.com
Tequila is made from the blue agave plant which looks like a cactus but is a member of the lily family.
Tequila doesn't have a worm in it - that would be mezcal.
Aged tequilas are often described as mild and peppery.
www.cocktail.com /spirits/tequila.htm   (410 words)

Tequila is actually made from the Blue Agave plant, which is classified as a succulent.
Tequila is exclusively produced in five regions of Mexico, Jalisco, Nayarit, Michoacan, Guanajuato, Tamaulipas, and is well regulated by the Mexican government.
Depending on the distillery and the type of tequila to be made the pinas are cooked in ovens or autoclaves.
www.salenas.com /tequila.htm   (1025 words)

 Viva Tequila! The Essence Of Mexico
Tequila, the first distilled spirit on the North American continent, is known to most Norte Americanos as a fiery beverage to be dutifully downed during adolescent rites of passage.
Tequila is not for the faint hearted, but is well-suited for men and women who are enraptured by the gusto of drinking, eating and living.
Every ounce of tequila found in the world is produced within 100 miles of Guadalajara, so it may seem odd that the world's largest collection of tequlas would be found tucked away in a restaurant at the tip of Baja California.
www.bajalife.com /v5pg36.htm   (1321 words)

 Tequila: In Search of the Blue Agave. Part 1 of 14: What is tequila? Tequila myths and culture.
Technically, all tequilas are mezcals, which were also known as mezcal wines and mezcal brandies before the name tequila became common.
Tequila and mezcal are similar, however in the amount of alcohol in the bottle (around 38-40%), although mezcals tend to be a little stronger.
Many drinkers who see tequila's popularity as moving the drink away from the heart of Mexico, are turning to mezcal as better retaining the soul - and taste - of the culture.
www.ianchadwick.com /tequila   (1985 words)

 Â¡Tequila! - Kiplinger.com
Rovelo's love for tequila continued to develop, and now he is ranked a catador, an expert that is to tequila as a sommelier is to wine.
At this point, tequila takes one of two paths to the U.S. Most tequila crosses the border in barrels and is cut with alcohol distilled from sugar cane.
Tequila that's bottled in Mexico is always 100% agave, and it is labeled as such.
www.kiplinger.com /magazine/archives/2005/04/tequila.html   (1079 words)

Tequila is made in a similar fashion to beer.
White tequila, which is the cheapest is not aged at all.
The older the tequila the better the taste and the sharpness or hardness of the tequila's bite is lessened.
wild-net.com.au /mexico/html/tequila.phtml   (426 words)

 The ABC of Tequila - Documents
Tequila is made of one specific type of the agave plant: the Agave Tequilana Weber, blue variety.
The law that stipulates how tequila should be made allows the producer to use 51 percent of Agave sugars and up to 49 percent of sugars of other sources to produce tequila.
The NOM establishes the official standard of identity for tequila, tequila 100% Agave and all the four different types of tequila: silver, gold, reposado and aged.
www.tequileradearandas.com /ing_abctequila.htm   (1074 words)

While tequila has been around for more than 200 years, it is really only since the introduction of the margarita in the '40s that it has caught on in the United States.
Tequila is the oldest distilled spirit in the Americas.
Today, tequila is undergoing another transformation, from the drink of choice of rowdy high school bacchanals to a sophisticated sipping beverage rivaling fine Scotches and brandies.
www.sallys-place.com /beverages/spirits/tequila.htm   (2260 words)

 Jose Cuervo - Glossary
Tequilas containing more of the blue agave sugars are not necessarily better Tequilas, they simply have a more pronounced agave taste.
Agaves for Tequila must be harvested in specific growing areas, primarily in the state of Jalisco and in parts of the states of Michoacan, Nayarit, Guanajuato and Tamaulipas.
Tequila means “lava hill” in the Mexican-Indian language, and the agaves are grown on a dormant volcano.
www.cuervo.com /extras/70_glossary.html?def=21   (1331 words)

Tequila is typically distilled twice, increasing the alcohol content from the 5-7% present after fermentation to 30-40%.
This agreement was pivitol for the Mexican Tequila industry both for the international legal precedent it set and because the United States is by far the largest importer of Tequila.
While NAFTA was crucial for Mexican Tequila interests because the U.S. is its largest importer, this agreement was similarly pivitol as the E.U. countries combined represent the second largest export market for the liquor.
www.american.edu /ted/tequila.htm   (4204 words)

 Tequila - Viva Tequila
Tequila is a Mexican liquor distilled from the fermented juices obtained from the hearts of blue agave plants grown in the Tequila Region.
Tequila is not distilled from pulque nor is it produced from any cactus.
Tequila is famous around the world for its unique taste and bouquet and it is also the great mixer used in Margaritas that have become one of the most popular cocktails ever.
www.itequila.org   (216 words)

 Tequila - The Essence of Mexico - Tequila is distilled from the sap of the blue agave
Tequila is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented and distilled sap of the blue agave plant.
Tequila is North America's first distilled spirit, and has been produced in México since shortly after the Spanish conquered the country in the early 1500s.
Unaged tequila is called blanco (white, and also called silver), while tequila that has been colored gold with caramel is called joven abocado (bottled young)—North Americans know this as "gold." Reposado (rested) is tequila that has aged in oak for at least two months; and añejo (aged) has aged for a year or more.
www.loscabosguide.com /tequila   (611 words)

 USATODAY.com - U.S. tequila industry troubled by Mexican regulation plans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
U.S. distributors of tequila are upset over a proposed Mexican government regulation that would require all tequila sold in the United States to be bottled in Mexico.
Sales of tequila, propelled by the popularity of margaritas and tequila shots chased with lime and salt, have almost doubled over the past decade, making tequila the fastest growing liquor in the country.
They said that banning bulk shipments of tequila would run counter to general practices in the liquor industry worldwide where various types of liquor from gin to vodka are shipped in bulk from the country of origin to be bottled for sale in other nations.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2003-09-25-tequila-trade_x.htm   (681 words)

 Vinyl Pulse: Tequila
Tequila has been on VP for 22 weeks and through it all, we have seen him develop from 2d illustrations to a finished vinyl toy.
As much as Muttpop liked the first prototype of the ORIGINAL Tequila, the Muttpop crew felt that it was possible to bring a more refined look to the Tequila figure by slightly tweaking the colors.
Now that Muttpop was happy with the quality of the Tequila figure paint application, it was time to create and paint the prototype Poncho.Because of its thin shape, the Poncho was created using an injection mold process.
www.vinylpulse.com /tequila   (5926 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Mexico's Most Famous Artist Inspiration for New Frida Kahlo Tequila   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Frida Kahlo Tequila is made from 100% pure blue agave and hand-crafted to the highest standards.
This tequila is superior to others because it is elaborated in small batches through a 100% natural, handcrafted and traditional process.
Tequila, her favorite drink, accompanied her in the greatest moments of her life," said Kahlo's niece, Isolda P. Kahlo.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=95616   (477 words)

 Mezcals Del Maguey: Tequila
The first mention of tequila as a beverage is in the town's tax record of 1873.
Tequila is 40 miles west of Guadalajara and Tepatitlan an equal distance east.
Part of the tequila, colorless at this point, is then aged in wooden casks or tanks for time periods varying from two months to a maximum of seven years.
www.mezcal.com /teq.html   (882 words)

 Tequila information
Tequila is a clear white liquor distilled from the juice of the blue agave plants grown in Mexico.
The juices are extracted from the heart of the plant (agave azu tequilana weber) and are distilled twice.
Tequila is world renowned for it's unique taste, dating back more than 200 years to the town of Tequila in Jalisco state, where Tequila inherited it's name.
www.drinksmixer.com /desc24.html   (90 words)

 TEQUILA (US) - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick
She is a talented rapper and vocalist that is heralded by the Bay Area community and the hip hop industry as a force to be reckoned.
Tequila's style is unique in so far as it brings Education, Truth, Knowledge and consciousness to all that hear her music.
Tequila is largely unknown in the world of hip-hop, but ever soon will be considered one of hip hop's finest, as some the top local artist are signing on to help complete her project.
www.soundclick.com /tequilaus   (546 words)

 Tequila Cookbook by Limon, Enrique F. Martinez - Cooking.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tequila today is one of the fastest-growing liquors in the world, and the growth is decidedly upscale.
An entire tequila culture has developed, not only throughout Mexico but in sophisticated restaurants and bars all over the world, from New York to Los Angeles, London to Tokyo.
In addition, there are recipes for tequila-based cocktails and for dishes using tequila, as well as professional ratings of more than a hundred brands.
www.cooking.com /products/shprodde.asp?SKU=223915   (247 words)

 Tequila - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is made from the blue tequila agave (agave tequilana weber) plant (also called Maguey by the local people), part of the lily family, which is native to Mexico.
Since founders of Voodoo Tiki Tequila presented the idea of flavor and flavor-infused tequilas to the CRT in Mexico, circa 2001, A New NOM (Norma Oficial Mexicana) for tequila which approves of tequila flavors and creates a new category of Ultra-Aged Tequilas, has been established in March 2006.
Although some of the high quality tequilas like Casa Noble and Voodoo Tiki Tequila have remained as family owned brands, most well known tequila brands are owned by large multinational corporations including: Cazadores, Herradura, Sauza, Don Julio and Cuervo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tequila   (1888 words)

 Tequila Cocktails - Viva Tequila
Tequila is a fine and complex liquor and as such it must be sipped slowly.
The tequila shot with lime and salt is Hollywood stuff and few people drink it that way.
Pour orange juice in a highball glass and then pour the ice-cold tequila slowly tilting the glass to get a layered effect.
www.itequila.org /cocktails.htm   (596 words)

 Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Within the landscape are working distilleries reflecting the growth in the international consumption of tequila in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Criterion (iv): The collection of haciendas and distilleries, in many cases complete with their equipment and reflecting the growth of tequila distillation over the past two hundred and fifty years, are together an outstanding example of distinct architectural complexes which illustrate the fusion of technologies and cultures.
The Tequila landscape is thus strongly associated with perceptions of cultural significances far beyond its boundaries.
whc.unesco.org /en/list/1209   (547 words)

 AGNI | 56 | Poetry | Tequila by Alvaro Mutis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tequila is a clean flame that clambers up the walls
tequila spies on us with the green eyes of a prudent sentry.
That is the office of mortals, children of panic and habit.
www.bu.edu /agni/poetry/print/2002/56-mutis.html   (384 words)

 Town of Tequila, Mexico
Agave plants thrive in Tequila, Mexico where conditions such as altitude and climate are perfect for its growth.
To actually make the tequila, the green outer leaves are sliced off, leaving the large agave "pinas" or pineapples to be processed.
There is a train that travels between Guadalajara and Tequila that includes a tour of the city of Tequila, live music, food and drinking.
www.villamex.net /Tequila/main.htm   (329 words)

 Tequila Reposado Reviews
These tequilas some of the most popular since they are smooth enough to sip but bold enough to mix.
We were writing off the slight burnt sugar aftertaste that is characteristic of mixto tequilas when a thorough inspection of the bottle failed to produce the 100% agave designations.
The cactus in the bottle is a bit on the cheesy side, and the label blends so well with the tequila that it is difficult to read.
www.tequilajones.com /html/body_reposado.html   (1120 words)

 NPR : The Tequila Tug-of-War
But, while it's made with the juice of the blue agave plant grown in the Tequila region, most of the distilled liquor is trucked out of the country for bottling in the United States.
He notes that tequila sales have nearly doubled in the last 10 years to $2.8 billion annually.
If the ban on tequila bottling is upheld, the two countries are likely to end up in court.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1473684   (382 words)

 Tequila Aficionado Magazine - The most comprehensive source of Tequila & Mezcal information
The Matador, a small family of sophisticated, yet inviting restaurant and tequila bars, today announced it will open its new Tacoma location on Nov. 9, infusing the burgeoning Tacoma restaurant scene with its upscale Tex-Mex cuisine and notable collection of world-class tequilas.
Tequila has found a new ally in the battle for the hearts of American consumers.
Mezcal is often considered Tequila's ugly rural cousin, when it's considered at all.
www.tequilaaficionado.com   (621 words)

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