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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Oh no! We missed National Margarita Day. In honor of that delicious libation, let's take a look at some fun facts about the nectar that makes the margarita possible...

Tequila!

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth."

HINT: (1896-1996), was an American comedian, actor, singer, and writer.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The U.S. is the number one tequila market—larger and more important than Mexico.

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It takes at least eight years for the Blue Agave plant to mature enough to be used to make tequila.

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Many people incorrectly refer to tequila as a beverage with a worm in the bottle. Mezcal, a lower quality liquor made from maguey, a variety of agave, often features the larva of a moth that looks like a worm.

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True tequila must be made in Mexico - and in specific regions of the country.

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To be classified as tequila, the spirit must contain at least 51% blue agave.

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Tequila was first produced by Jose Antonio de Cuervo y Valdes in 1758 and was first sold by his son in 1795.

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The largest collection of tequila bottles in the United States contains over 2,000 bottles.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is I can't remember if it's the thirteenth or the fourteenth."

ANSWER: George Burns.

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