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Tequila

Type

Agave-based spirits

Description

Generic distilled agave spirit from Jalisco, Mexico of the mezcal agave cactus. All Tequilas are Mezcal, but not all Mezcals are Tequila. The production characteristics of Tequila are very specific.

Flavor

smokey and agave

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in Mexico. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

other mezcal

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 74 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureGalliano Margarita
pictureGalliano Mejicano
pictureFrozen Black Teq
pictureRio Grande
pictureMexican Screw
pictureTequardo

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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