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MAP: The States That Drink The Most Tequila

MAP: The States That Drink The Most Tequila

When it comes to tequila, the United States appears to be a nation divided (you should see our whiskey preferences). Consumption per capita, from state to state (and D.C.) varies tremendously. The states that enjoy their tequila — largely concentrated out west — drink anywhere from 2 to 5 times as much, per capita, as […]

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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila

There’s plenty we think we know about tequila. That it always goes with lime and salt (nope). That the bottle should contain a worm (nope). That it mixes well with a variety of things and can be sipped, shaken, or even stirred (nope – oh wait, yes, yes on that one). But like other ubiquitous clear […]

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Pineapple Sunrise Sour [RECIPE]

Pineapple Sunrise Sour [RECIPE]

I am in Mexico right now, and the abundance of fresh fruit and tequila make the country great for cocktail inspiration. I became obsessed with these miniature pineapples that I found at the local market, and in Mexico there is no shortage of high quality tequila, so combining the spirit with the little pineapples made for a delicious […]

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11 Tequila Truths That Every Drinker Knows

11 Tequila Truths That Every Drinker Knows

Ask someone to recite a rhyme about alcohol, and there’s a good chance they’ll recall the famous line, “One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.” Just like that one kid your parents didn’t want you to hang out with, tequila has ”a reputation.” While that reputation isn’t deserved, there are certain truths about tequila that […]

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The Real Story Behind The Tequila Worm

The Real Story Behind The Tequila Worm

In this era of craft spirits and, yes, even lawsuits about the hand-craftedness of craft spirits, it’s unlikely somebody would plunk a bottle of tequila in front of you, point at the worm floating around on the bottom, and challenge you to eat it. Unlikely for two reasons: well, we’re all much classier these days, […]

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