10 Interesting Facts About Tequila You Probably Didn’t Know
Tequila is a well-known alcoholic beverage that is enjoyed by many worldwide. Many people know the basics of tequila such as its origin, but there are many interesting facts about it that most people are unaware of. Here are 10 interesting facts about tequila that you probably didn’t know.
1. Length To Maturity
2. The Term's Use
The term “tequila” can only be used for the drink that is produced in certain regions of Mexico.
3. Tequila To Diamonds
4. Not A Depressant
Tequila is one of the few alcoholic beverages that is not a depressant.
5. How It's Served
Tequila is not meant to be served with lime and salt, as this is a practice that originated in the United States.
6. Oldest Distillery
The oldest tequila distillery in the world is located in Mexico and was founded in 1795.
7. Several Types
8. Agave Plant
The agave plant used to make tequila is actually a type of lily and not a cactus.
Tequila is believed to have originated in the city of Tequila, located in the western state of Jalisco, Mexico.
10. Health Benefits
Drinking tequila in moderation can have health benefits such as lowering cholesterol levels and aiding in digestion.