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Tequila worms - to eat or not to eat - that is the question?

Not all types of tequila contain a tequila worm. The tequila worm or as it should be known as the Mezcal worm is normally only found in Mezcal (tequila). The worm is reserved for a drink known as ...
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Tequila worms - to eat or not to eat - that is the question?

Generally speaking worms would be found in a drink called mescal or mezcal (same thing), and not in tequila. Mezcal is related to tequila, but not as well known outside of Mexico, which is why the ...
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Storing tequila in the freezer?

Safety There is absolutely no need to worry about liquor, including tequila, ever freezing or exploding like a beer or wine would. To freeze liquor, temperatures of -100 to -170 degrees F are ...
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Tequila worms - to eat or not to eat - that is the question?

Me and my son ate the two worms that came in a bottle of mezcal we drank on his 21st birthday, it had no effect on us at all above the drunkeness we got from the mezcal apart from its foul taste that ...
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How can I distinguish a sipping tequila?

The truth is that Tequila is a sipping alcohol, on the whole. “In Mexico, tequila is kept in the fridge so it’s perfectly chilled when served and almost always enjoyed neat,” according to Angel ...
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How to know which tequila should be for drinks and which one meant to be drank on its own

Tequila has come a long way from when it was 1st manufactured, back in the day the traditional way to drink tequila was in a shot glass because it actually did taste like you were drinking paint ...
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What is Tequila when its not from Mexico?

According to this CNBC article: Tequila is only produced inside the Mexican state of Jalisco and in some municipalities in Guanajuato, Michoacan, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas. Any agave-based distilled ...
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What is Tequila when its not from Mexico?

What is Tequila when its not from Mexico? Tequila is a regional distilled beverage and type of alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, ...
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Best way to consume Mezcal?

As you said, many of the traditions like salt & lime are primarily used to disguise low-quality tequila and mezcal. If you're buying a reposado, añejo, or aged mezcal, you'll want to get the full ...
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Storing tequila in the freezer?

Storing tequila in the freezer? I doubt that storing tequila in your freezer will make it taste better, but under certain conditions it could preserve the great taste of tequila. Storing your liquor ...
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How to know which tequila should be for drinks and which one meant to be drank on its own

Generally, the longer it's barrel aged, the more drinkable it is. Anejo tequila is aged longest (I believe at least a year, but keep me honest). Reposado is aged a bit less (6 months or so), and ...
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What is Tequila when its not from Mexico?

According to the article "Tequila industry taking shape in South Africa" when sold in South Africa its called "Agave Spirit" all Tequilas are agave spirits, but like Champagne or Port there is a ...
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What happens if you mix coffee with tequila?

There are a ton of cocktails that mix tequila and coffee. There are three options for the coffee part of it: canned/bottled, liquor/liqueur, and home brewed/coffee house. Home brewed coffee is fun for ...
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What happens if you mix coffee with tequila?

Coffee can definitely be mixed with tequila. However most recipes do not stop at simply a tequila/coffee mixture. The vast majority of such drinks involve a few more ingredients into these types of ...
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How can I distinguish a sipping tequila?

Anejo tequilas According to Casablanca Mexican restaurant, Anejo tequilas are best for sipping, as Anejo literally means "vintage", and tequilas which are aged between one to three years are ...
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Origin of the "lick, sip, suck" tequila shot technique

This article does not reference any date, but says something interesting: Mexicans have long known that a little sodium chloride on the tongue can help to mollify the fiery flavor that ...
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Something similar to Don Julio 1942

My recommendation would be to ask your local specialty store if they know which distributor makes Tromba Tequila. The gentleman who first distilled Don Julio is the distiller and part-owner of the ...
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Storing tequila in the freezer?

I do this all the time with tequila, both blanco y reposado (havent tried with a mezcal as I prefer that super Smokey “green” flavor) — you get all of the other subtle aromas/flavors that you would ...
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Storing tequila in the freezer?

Don’t do this unless it’s horrible tequila and you would have a reason to want to destroy terrible flavor and aromas. Certain spirits, like tequila/mezcal and bourbon/scotch/whisky, should virtually ...
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Best way to consume Mezcal?

Sadly don't have a link for this, but had a tasting locally put on by a rep from Pierde Almas. The way we were directed for a "traditional" drinking was in a snifter and served at room temp. He ...
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Storing tequila in the freezer?

I don't have any first hand knowledge about this, but I've heard this can be dangerous. Since tequila has alcohol, it isn't going to freeze. Depending on how cold the freezer is there may be potential ...
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How to know which tequila should be for drinks and which one meant to be drank on its own

For the most part more expensive tequila is better. For drinking go with 100% agave. For drinking most people prefer gold. For margaritas mid to low end tequila seems to be just fine (I can't tell ...
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How to know which tequila should be for drinks and which one meant to be drank on its own

A general rule when it comes to liquor is that if it's a cheap, generic version of it's type then it's probably better mixed into a cocktail. This is because the cocktail masks the poor quality of the ...
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