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11, Sep, 2013

History of Tequila

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Tequila (Spanish pronunciation: [teˈkila]) is a distilled beverage made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 kilometres (40 mi) northwest of Guadalajara, and in the highlands (Los Altos) of the western Mexican state of Jalisco. The blue volcanic soil in the surrounding region is particularly well suited to the growing of the blue agave, and more than 300 million of the…

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11, Sep, 2013

History of Mezcal

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MEZCAL: = Náhuatl Mexcalli, metl ‘maguey’ y ixcalli ‘cocido MEZCAL: THE FATHER OF TEQUILA? One frequent question is the difference between mezcal and tequila, the answer is very simple. Tequila is a Mezcal. Tequila has restricted its DNA to one agave only (Blue Tequilana Weber), while the mezcal is a quite inclusive project that allows…

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11, Sep, 2013

History of Pulque

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  PULQUE. THE GRANDFATHER OF TEQUILA WHAT IS PULQUE? Pulque is an alcoholic beverage that is produced by the fermentation of honey water (aguamiel), obtained scraping the heart of the maguey plant. Pulque was a popular drink among the aztecs and was known as “God’s beverage.” Pulque is also know as the Grandfather of Tequila….

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