National tequila day is the day commemorating the tequila. It is generally observed in the United States on July 24. Moreover, tequila is a distilled alcohol products from the blue agave plant.
What is tequila?
Tequila is a distilled alcoholic beverage of blue agave plants. It is one of the most popular drinks in Mexico and the USA. Nowadays, tequila shots are very popular and used in other cocktail drinks.
In addition to this, tequila is mezcal but mezcal is not tequila. It is because mezcal is product of the agave plant. However, tequila is the product of specific blue agave.
History of tequila
Tequila was first prepared in the 16th century near the city of tequila. However, a fermented beverage from the agave was already consumed in Mexico before Europeans. Indeed, Spanish conquistador began to distil agave to produce North America’s first brandy. This is how tequila’s history evolved.
Later on, after the 80 years, in the territory of Jalisco, tequila began its mass production. In fact, the Cuervo family was first granted commercially to produce tequila.
History of tequila day
The history of tequila is somehow documented. However, the history of its celebration and its national observance is quite unknown. But it is remembered that national tequila day falls on the 24th of July every year in the United States.
How to celebrate national tequila day
This day provides an excuse for people to gather with friends and have a tequila shot. You can celebrate this day by making a cocktail shot. Also, you can add some more drinks in the celebration.
Key facts of tequila and its day
- Don Jose Antonio de Cuervo made the first Tequila in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico, birthing the modern tequila industry. So he is the father of tequila.
- Indigenous people call it as a pulque.
- All the tequila are mezcal but the mezcal are not tequila.
- You can find the best tequila at $20.
- Tequila is a carb and gluten-free. So it is healthy for a body.