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How to Actually Enjoy Tequila

There is something special about the ritualistic nature of drinking tequila. Licking your hand, sprinkling little grains of crunchy salt in anticipation. Again and again we throw back shots, wince, and repeat. The flavor hits your tongue like a sudden bolt of either magic or poison, depending on your taste buds. Maybe you suck on a lime wedge to instantly singe out the taste of the drink. That being said, many of us don’t know how to truly appreciate the drink. Many don’t know how to sip, savour and appreciate the complex distillery process or they don’t know how to process the aromatics and depth of flavor. Here is the best ways to enjoy tequila! A Brief HistoryMany people are drinking nail polish remover-grade tequila, which is often why it gets a bad rap. It’s good to know the history and production process of the drink to have a better appreciation. The spirit we now know as tequila is over 200-years-old, but similar spirits have been around for a lot longer. A similar concoction was …