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Monday, March 30, 2020

The Definitive Guide on the 5 Types of Tequila

So... with all the time cooped up inside, I thought I would share something that might entertain you for that brief moment. Apparently, liquor stores are considered essential businesses these days, though check your local packaged good store to confirm as some states may differ.

Not too long ago, Tequila options were limited. Tequila used to be dark brown and tasted terrible. It was not sipped, it was used in margarita’s loaded with sugar or taken as a shot following by salt, lime, intense gagging and possibly vomiting. Yes, it was that bad.

Over the last decade or so, many new tequila brands have hit the market. It is confusing to know what kind to order and how to drink it. Similar to wine and bourbon, tequila is tastier the longer it is aged.

The team at created The Definitive Guide On The 5 Types of Tequila. Learn these tips and you will sound worldly and impressive the next time you are on a date or out with friends.

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Best Type For Mixed Drinks:
1. Blanco or Silver: Requires little aging.  The flavor is sweet intense agave and is great for mixed drinks.
2. Joven or Gold: Requires little aging and is a combination of Blanco and Reposado

Best Type For Margarita’s:
3. Reposado: Must be aged 2-12 months. It goes down mellow and smooth.

Best Type For Sipping:
4. Extra Anejo: Must be aged for 1-3 years. The taste has vanilla and floral notes.
5. Joven or Gold: Must be aged for at least 3-years and is both smooth and complex.

Now that you are cultured and worldly, be sure to do some research to find out what's best for you.
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