Celebrating the spirit of tequila
The origins and cultural impact of this Mexican liquor
Tequila is a centuries-old Mexican spirit made from the blue agave plant. It's named after the town of Tequila in Jalisco, where it was first commercially distilled in 1758. Spicy on the palate and enjoyed neat as a shot with or without salt and lemon/lime, tequila is also a popular cocktail ingredient. Imbibed with passion around the world, tequila is also the drink of choice for many celebrities, with some even producing their own exclusive brands.
Click through and raise a glass to one of the most recognized liquors ever created.
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