10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TEQUILA YOU PROBABLY DIDN'T KNOW

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

Tequila is made from blue agave plants that can take up to 8-10 years to mature.

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

In 2013, a Mexican scientist developed a method to turn tequila into 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.

10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TEQUILA YOU PROBABLY DIDN'T KNOW

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.

9. Origin

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.

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