Tequila

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Tequila (Spaingie About this sound [teˈkila] ) is a regional specific name for a distilled beverage made frae the blue agave plant, primarily in the aurie surroondin the ceety o Tequila, 65 km (40 mi) northwast o Guadalajara, an in the hielands (Los Altos) o the central wastren Mexican state o Jalisco. Awtho tequila is similar tae mezcal, modren tequila differs somewha in the method o its production, in the uise o anerly blue agave plants, as well as in its regional specificity.

The red volcanic soil in the surroondin region is pairticularly well suitit tae the growin o the blue agave, an mair than 300 million o the plants are harvestit thare each year.[1] Agave tequila graws differently dependin on the region. Blue agaves grown in the hielands Los Altos region are lairger in size an sweeter in aroma an taste. Agaves harvestit in the lawlands, on the ither haund, hae a mair herbaceous fragrance an flavor.[2]

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  1. Ian Chadwick. "In Search of the Blue Agave: Jalisco State". Ianchadwick.com. Retrieved 2010-12-25. 
  2. Jacinto, Rodolfo. "How Is Tequila Made". Tequilaknight.com. Retrieved 2011-03-19. 

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