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TEQUILA is a distilled beverage made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 kilometres (40 mi) northwest of Guadalajara, and in the highlands (Los Altos) of the western Mexican state of Jalisco.

The red volcanic soil in the surrounding region is particularly well suited to the growing of the blue agave, and more than 300 million of the plants are harvested there each year. Agave tequila grows differently depending on the region. Blue agaves grown in the highlands region are larger in size and sweeter in aroma and taste. Agaves harvested in the lowlands, on the other hand, have a more herbaceous fragrance and flavor.

Mexican laws state that tequila can be produced only in the state of Jalisco and limited regions in the states of Guanajuato, Michoacán, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas. Mexico has claimed the exclusive international right to the word "tequila", threatening legal actions against manufacturers of distilled blue agave spirits in other countries.

Tequila is most often made at a 38–40% alcohol content (76–80 proof), but can be produced between 31 and 55% alcohol content (62 and 110 proof). Though most tequilas are 80 proof, many distillers will distill to 100 proof and then dilute it with water to reduce its harshness. Some of the more respected brands distill the alcohol to 80 proof without using additional water as a dilutant.

Alcohol proof is a measure of how much alcohol (ethanol) is contained in an alcoholic beverage. The term was originally used in the United Kingdom and was defined as 7/4 times the alcohol by volume (ABV). The UK now uses the ABV standard instead of alcohol proof. In the United States, alcoholic proof is defined as twice the percentage of ABV. The measurement of alcohol content and the statement of this content on the bottle labels of alcoholic beverages is regulated by law in many countries. The purpose of the regulation is to provide pertinent information to the consumer.

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  • 3 AMIGOS TEQUILA - "The Best Tequila in the World!"
  • 4 COPAS TEQUILA - "The World's First Certified Organic Tequila."
  • 7 Leguas Tequilas.
  • 7 Leguas TEQUILA - since 1952.
  • 123 Organic Tequila (Uno Dos Tres) - "Organic Tequila."
  • 1800 TEQUILA - "Enough said."
  • 1921 TEQUILA - "No solo es un Tequila, es Historia..."
  • Aha Toro Tequila.
  • Aha Toro - "The best Tequila Premium."
  • Astral TEQUILA - "Made with 100% organic Blue Weber Agave sourced from a mountainous estate at the western edge of Jalisco, Mexico and is hand-crafted using methods reminiscent of the way tequila was produced 150 years ago."
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  • CABO WABO TEQUILA - "Ultra Premium Tequila."
  • Camarena TEQUILA - "Made from 100% blue agave."
  • Casa Dragones tequila: US$299.99.
  • Casa Dragones tequila - 100% Blue Agave Joven Tequila, handcrafted in small batches in Tequila, Mexico.
  • Casa Noble Tequila - blanco, reposado, anejo, (episode 64) tequila review.
  • CASA NOBLE TEQUILA - "100% Blue Agave Ultra Premium Tequila."
  • Casamigos Tequila founders George Clooney and Rande Gerber and partner Mike Meldman hit Miami last night to celebrate the launch of Casamigos Tequila at Hakkasan at Fontainebleau.
  • Casamigos Tequila - "George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman bring you Casamigos, a small batch, ultra premium tequila made from the finest, hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves, grown in the rich red clay soil and cool climate of the Highlands of Jalisco Mexico."
  • CAZADORES TEQUILA - "100% Agave."
  • CHINACO TEQUILA - "100% agave tequila."
  • Clase Azul tequilas.
  • CLASE AZUL TEQUILA - "Experience one of the finest tequilas in the world." Ultra-Premium Tequila made 100% from organic Tequilana Weber Blue Agaves. The finest tequila in a beautiful hand-crafted, hand-painted decanter.
  • La Cofradia Reserva Especial Añejo 100% de Agave Tequila.
  • Cofradia Reserva Especial AÑejo 100% de Agave Tequila
  • Cuervo Reserva de la Familia tequila.
  • Cuervo Reserva de la Familia tequila - since 1795. "The world’s first extra-añejo tequila."
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  • Del Maguey Tobala Mezcal - since 1995. "From the Heart of the Maguey... And the soul of the village."
  • Divino Joven Mezcal with Pear - "Divino is the only Mezcal with a pear inside the bottle and is sold in 7 countries. It has a European background and was awarded the best Agave product in Russia, against all Mexican Tequilas and Mezcals in May, 2004."
  • Don Julio Premium tequila.
  • DON JULIO TEQUILA - since 1942. Brand of tequila produced in Mexico. It is the eighth largest brand in the United States by volume and eleventh largest in Mexico.
  • Don Valente Añejo tequila.
  • DON VALENTE TEQUILA AÑejo - "100% agave product aged in white oak barrels for two years, and bottled in a uniquely crafted display. A limited production Tequila, shiny and luminous, dark yellow with golden tones, and full of pleasant notes of cooked agave and fine wood."
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  • EL JIMADOR TEQUILA - "t takes years to make it as a Jimador. We’re the master harvesters that give our all in the pursuit of the art of gathering the Weber blue agave that goes into our tequila. Heart and soul, that’s what it takes to get the name - and it wasn’t earned easily."
  • El Tesoro tequilas.
  • EL TESORO TEQUILA - "As the sun rises over our agave fields in the highlands of Jalisco, we begin another day upholding the legacy of Don Felipe Camarena. We honor the same traditional methods that have been honed and crafted for five generations, as we believe the finest works of art need great attention to detail."
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  • FAT ASS TEQUILA blanco - "100% Blue Agave Tequila."
  • Fortaleza Blanco Tequila.
  • Fortaleza Tequila - "125 Years of Tradition." 100% agave. Fortaleza Blanco is made by the fifth generation of the Sauza family. Made using traditional methods, this is exceptional with notes of black pepper, earth and butter.
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  • GRAN CENTENARIO TEQUILA REPOSADO - "Gran Centenario Reposado is a Tequila of unparalleled smoothness and quality. It is distilled from carefully selected 10 year old blue agave plants and aged in new oak barrels to achieve the perfect balance of taste and smoothness."
  • GRAN JUBILEO TEQUILA - "Tequila, Rethought."
  • Gran Patrón Platinum Tequila: US$200.
  • GRAN PATRÓN PLATINUM TEQUILA - "Triple distilled then aged to perfection, it is a true connoisseur’s silver tequila."
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  • HERRADURA TEQUILA - since 1870.
  • Hornitos tequila.
  • HORNITOS TEQUILA - "Premium tequila crafted with 100% blue agave. Explore our unique tequila flavors and delicious tequila cocktail recipes." The Hornitos story begins with a revolution. Don Francisco Javier Sauza (or Don Franco) - descendant of Don Cenobio Sauza, founder of La Perseverancia Distillery and the man who coined the name "tequila" in 1873 - was determined to bring tequila to a new height of respect and renown.
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  • Ilegal Mezcal.
  • ILEGAL MEZCAL AÑejo - produced from 100% Agave Espadin. The initial Añejo batch (2010) is limited to 1224 bottles.
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  • Jose Cuervo tequila.
  • JOSE CUERVO TEQUILA - founded 1795. It is the best selling tequila in the world.
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  • Kah tequilas: US$89-US$299.
  • KAH TEQUILA - "Its bottle and spirit are reflective of the Day of the Dead, the 3,000 year old Meso-American ritual honoring deceased loved ones. The KAH taste profile has received many compliments from tequila connoisseurs, which is confirmed by numerous international awards."
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  • Milagro Tequilas.
  • MILAGRO TEQUILA - "A union of tequila tradition and vibrant creativity." Created in 1997 seeking to capitalize on the rise of premium vodka by creating a premium tequila. Milagro has won awards.
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  • Ocho Tequilas.
  • Ocho TEQUILA - "One of the few tequilas still made slowly in the old fashioned way, Tequila Ocho is a fine quality spirit which accentuates that which is exclusive to tequila, the agave flavor."
  • OLMECA - "Made from blue agave cultivated in the mountainous regions of Mexico, Olmeca is a tequila with ancestral, mysterious origins."
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  • PARTIDA TEQUILA - "The Best Tequila You've Ever Tasted."
  • Añejo Patrón Gold Tequila.
  • PATRÓN TEQUILA - since 1989. "The World's #1 Ultra Premium Tequila."
  • Pueblo Viejo Orgullo Tequila AÑejo - since 1886. "The color, aroma and taste from this unique and exceptional tequila, is ready to accentuate any celebration."
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  • Qui Tequila.
  • Qui Tequila - since 2012. "Taste the Unseen. Qui Tequila is the World's First Platinum Extra-Añejo Tequila."
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  • SAUZA TEQUILA - since 1873. "Agave Tequila and Margaritas." Sauza Tequila is a spirit best enjoyed with others. Discover a new margarita recipe, the latest tequilas, the history of the Sauza Tequila process and more.
  • Scorpion Mezcal - "Scorpion Mezcal is made from 100% agave, double distilled. Our Reposado and Anejos are aged in French Oak. All production is done under the strict supervision of, Consejo Regulador del Mezcal, the official mezcal licensing authority in Mexico."
  • Siembra Azul tequila - "Since 2005, Siembra Azul Tequila has exemplified a commitment to quality and tradition in the highlands terroir of Jalisco."
  • Sierra tequila.
  • Sierra tequila - "King of the Night: Enter into my world and discover the depths of the night."
  • SOL DE MEXICO TEQUILA - since 1951. 100% blue agave tequila.
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  • Tanteo Tequilas.
  • Tanteo TEQUILA - "Tanteo Tequila is the original 100% agave spicy tequila. Tanteo infuses artisanal blanco tequila with fresh peppers by hand in the hills of Jalisco, Mexico. The result is an award-winning artisanal product that is anything but ordinary."
  • Tears of Llorona Tequila - "Ultra rare, extra añejo, double barreled, handcrafted tequila by master distiller German Gonzalez."
  • TEQUILA 512 - "A premium tequila without the gimmicks."
  • TEQUILA CORRALEJO - since 1996. "El tequila grande de México y del mundo entero."
  • TEQUILA REVOLUCIÓN - "The Revolution of Smooth Premium Tequila."
  • Tequila TapatÍo - since 1937. "Tequila Tapatío is for those seeking the highest quality; our commitment is to the keep the attributes that distinguish our company from almost 80 years, with the touch that only the artisanal, handmade process, can give to the authentic 100% Agave tequila."
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  • Fictitious Zafiro Añejo.
  • Zafiro AÑejo - fictitious brand of tequila created by the writers of American television crime drama series Breaking Bad (2008-2013), and which also appears in its spin-off Better Call Saul, season 2, episode 1 (March 15, 2016).
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