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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 22, 2015, 08:14 PM

17. Fun fact: Anything produced outside of Mexico can't be called Tequila.

A town in Jalisco, Mexico, properly named Tequila, actually holds the patent on the name, but NAFTA also states Tequila and Mezcal as distinctive products of Mexico.

Also, they harvest Agave tequilana - the agave tequila is made from, for tequila production, at around 7-8 years old when their sugars are at a peak in preparation for flowering. Once a plant flowers it's used up its store of sugar/starch to produce the bloom.

I'm an agave fan.


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