Tequila is the famous Mexican distilled beverage produced from the Blue Agave plant. Many of us know this beverage which is the famous ingredient in a margarita (see margarita making. Here are the six basic grades of tequila. They include:
In the U.S. Jose Quervo Gold has was the most commonly sold Tequila in the U.S. until several years ago. Now you can get an outstanding variety of high-quality tequila in most well-stock liquor stores.
If you are looking for a non-alcohol substitute for tequila, here are some options:
Tequila Sunrise - Fresh lime, tequila, creme de cassis,and grenadine La Paloma- Tequila, fresh lime juice and grapefruit soda (Jarritos) Juan Collins- Made with Tequila, lemon juice, agave nectar, club soda and fresh lime wedge.