Tequila has gotten itself a bad reputation over the years, being associated with hangovers, wild shot parties, and a myriad of fruity blenderized “margaritas”. But, tequila is actually a fine spirit with a long heritage of high quality distillation. Some might even say that it is the epitome of the craft as it takes 12 years for the Blue Weber agave plant to mature, and many small distilleries do much of the work by hand. The best (and in my opinion) only tequilas worth drinking are made from 100% Blue Weber agave. If you don’t see this on the bottle’s label, give it a pass. Otherwise, you just may end up with a hangover.
Good Spirits News has reviewed many tequilas over the years. Here are some for you to consider today, along with a few tequila related liqueurs.