July 24, 2016 by staff · Comments Off
#NationalTequilaDay Sunday, July 24,, Sunday July 24 is National Tequila Day and you can bet that we will celebrate with a classic margarita, a sweet and spicy pigeon, or other fresh liquor made from the agave plant.
Mexicans may have invented the spirit of high quality, but American consumers drink twice as much tequila as our southern neighbors.
The main consumers of tequila in the US states as Arizona, California and Florida, according to the Trail distillery.
I’m not sure what tequila is right for your palate? Tequilas created from the highlands of Mexico are sweeter and specifically fruiter, while the lowlands are known to be herbaceous, according to tequilaneat.com. White, which is white or clear tequila has been aged for less than a year, while it is attached at least one year of age with some being aged for decades.
With nearly 40 new tequilas introduced in 2012, the popularity of the drink is growing and according to the Distilled Spirits Council, Tequila sales volume has grown about 72 percent in the last 10 years.