Silver and gold tequilas are two of the five different types of tequila and what you will most likely encounter the most. Silver tequila is clear in color and usually not aged, although it can be aged up to 60 days. Gold tequila is gold in color because flavorings have been added before it was bottled. Gold tequila is also usually not aged.
Sip, shoot and enjoy your favorite agave liquor with Mexican Test Kitchen in honor of National Tequila Day on Friday, July 21, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.. The West Village pop-up, led by award-winning Chef Matt McCallister, is open for a limited time.
This celebration will give guests an unforgettable celebration and a sneak peek of what to expect when the new concept opens later this year. The event will feature $1 Margaritas and $1 Tequila Shots, delectable menu items, swag and live music. The light bites include:
Mini Heart Cakes with Veracruzana Sauce
Mini Enchilada Bowl
Mini Brisket Tacos
Mini Camote Tacos
Mini Caramelized Mushroom Sope
Chilled Corn Soup Shooter with Shrimp Elote Relish
Often times Americans think of Cinco de Mayo as Mexico’s Independence Day when in actuality it is September 16 (Día de la Independencia). Independence Day (September 16) celebrates the day Miguel Hidalgo is believed to have made the cry of independence (El Grito de la Independencia) in the town of Dolores, in the north-central part of the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Hidalgo was one of the nation’s leaders during the War of Independence in Mexico.
Known for its elevated, stylish hacienda design, expansive tequila library and sultry Mexican comfort food, Mexican Sugar Cocina is the go-to destination for the ultimate National Tequila Day escapade this year.
With experiences custom tailored to guests’ agave preferences, complimentary tequila tastings, traditional Paleta carts and a personalized featured cocktail, señores y señoritas are invited to celebrate the spirit of Sugar this National Tequila Day in Las Colinas or Plano on July 24.
Eduardo “Lalo” Gonzales, founder of LALO Tequila and grandson of Don Julio Gonzales – the Father of Premium Tequila – is headed to Mexican Sugar in Las Colinas, and tequila aficionados have a chance to meet him.
It turns out there are over 100 varieties of the agave cactus and many are used in the production of tequilas unless the label specifies “100% blue agave”. The latter is one sign of quality. Also, white, or silver tequila as it is also called, does not need to be aged at all. It can go straight from fermentation, to distillation, to bottle. Continue reading →