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tequila

1. a spirit that is distilled in Mexico from an agave plant and forms the basis of many mixed drinks
2. the plant, Agave tequilana, from which this drink is made

tequila

[tə′kē·lə]
(food engineering)
A distilled spirit that is Mexican in origin; obtained by the natural fermentation of the sweet sap of the agave plant and the distillation of the fermentation product.
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I've no room here for the entire story of Tequila, but the agave (pronounced Ah-Gav-Ay) is not a cactus and of the near 300 types only the Blue Weber Agave is used for Tequila.
There will be more than 30 tequilas to try, as well as a Mariachi band providing lots of Mexican atmosphere along with traditional dancers.
This drink, which most often combines Tequila and Grapefruit, is a refreshing choice.
Preliminary numbers from the Beverage Information & Insights Group show tequila overall continuing to grow at a healthy 5% clip, capitalizing on the shift towards high-end spirits, and last year hitting 15.
Since we opened a year ago, the tequila selection has grown a bit, but the mezcal list has doubled," says Estell.
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Companies Mentioned in this Report: Beam Suntory, Brown-Forman, Diageo, Tequila Cuervo la Rojena, The Patron Spirits Company, Arta Tequila, Cia Tequilera Los Valores, Hacienda La Capilla, Juarez Tequila, Pernod Ricard, Proximo Spirits, Borco International, Tequila Cazadores, Tequila Quiote
Since creating tequila is a long-term agricultural process agaves must grow for 5 to 12 years before being suitable for harvest--leaving money in the ground can be costly.
For the aged tequilas, Don Juan Tequila Reposado and Don Juan Tequila Anejo, the company's Master Distiller orchestrated his aging artistry, employing used American bourbon oak barrels to give the spirit its carefully crafted baroque characteristics as manifested by the final product's rich color, aromatic bouquet and multi-layered flavors.
The result tends to be smokier and headier than tequila.
Acquiring Peligroso is part of Diageo s strategy of creating a collection of superb quality and distinctive tequilas at complimentary price points to appeal to a wide range of consumers, said Larry Schwartz, President, Diageo North America.