Definition of tequila
: a Mexican liquor made chiefly from the fermented sap of the blue agave that has been subjected to two separate distillations
Recent Examples of tequila from the Web
As far as vices are concerned, tequila and candy are high up on the list for most people (including this writer).
In addition to the cuisine, wine, and cocktails, Ryan Rama will be serving high-end tequila and mescal from Tequila Ocho.
Bartender Casey Robison makes some of the best tequila drinks on Capitol Hill.
While tequila must be made only of blue agave, there are more than 30 species of agave plant that are sanctioned in the making of mezcal.
Think: burrata with beetroot and lime, mini tacos with a shot of tequila, or mini sliders with a side of sweet potato fries.
Never has the liquor — tequila’s smokier, rougher parent spirit — been more visible, plentiful or popular.
Or call for the Medicina Latina, which mixes tequila, mezcal, ginger, and lime to cure what ails you.
The Wang Wang turned out to be a house specialty – a powerhouse of gin, vodka, rum, scotch, bourbon, tequila, brandy, triple sec, orange juice, pineapple, and grenadine.
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Origin and Etymology of tequila
Spanish, from Tequila, town in Jalisco state, Mexico
First Known Use: 1849
TEQUILA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tequila for English Language Learners
: a strong, clear alcoholic drink from Mexico
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