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Tequila Process Step 2. Cooking

When the plants reach their peak ripeness, the leaves are stripped off and only the cores or “piñas” are cut in halves and loaded in the oven to obtain proper cooking. This process lasts around 48 hours, during this time, steam and pressure are injected to convert starches into sugars.

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100% Agave

Want to know more about Tequilas? Well, here we have some wisdom for you. There are two main categories of tequila: 100% agave. It is a spirit made ENTIRELY from the agave plant, nothing else added. Mixto. This is a mixture of minimum 51% agave PLUS other ingredients which could include:  grain alcohols and/or sugar and food coloring. Don’t want …

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Tequila Tonic with berries

Celebrating something special? This recipe is easy and so glamorous for 2. *Recipe for two glasses.  Ingredients: 100 ml Ley.925 Tequila Berries (Blackberries and Raspberries) 300 ml tonic water A squeeze of lime A cherry Instructions: Add Ley .925 Tequila and ice to a cocktail shaker.  Squeeze a lime over the top. Pour into the glasses Add the berries Decore with …

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Cherry Lime Tequila Coktail

Ingredients : Juice of 1/2 a Lime 2 ounces of Cherry Juice (not from concentrate) 1 ounce Tequila Blanco Ley .925 7UP Soda Instructions : Fill glass with ice. Full or half glass. Pour over lime juice, cherry juice and tequila blanco Ley .925. Stir. Pour 2 ounces of  7UP Soda. Finish garnishing with cherries and limes to taste. Enjoy!    

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Who are the Jimadores?

Agaves are harvested by jimadores using a special razor sharp shovel called  “coa”. The “coas” allow the jimadores to both uproot the agave and take the tips of the agave plant to create “piñas”(swollen, juicy stem that is the part used for making tequila). Given that, What is a jimador? A Jimador is a type of Mexican farmer who harvests agave plants. This task requires the skill of identifying the good …

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Caribbean Mist Cocktail

Ingredients: 1 oz white tequila blanco Ley .925 1/2 oz blue curaçao 1 1/2 ounces of pineapple juice 1 1/2 ounces of orange juice 1 slice of lemon Preparation method: Place ice cubes to taste in the glass. It can be completely full or in half. Pour the tequila, pineapple juice, orange juice and blue curaçao. In that order. Add …

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Tequila is good for your bones

Well, if you think Tequila is not pretty good for your health, here we have an article where Harvard University Health division talks about it, take it slowly, you have to read the whole article. “Tequila could reverse osteoporosis!” “Or have a Third Margarita, because Tequila’s Great for Your Bones!” They say:  Talk about misleading headlines! These are prime examples. It’s true …

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We hold a HACCP Certification

That’s why we proudly announce that we passed the certification assessment: Scope: Tequila Process And we now hold a HACCP Certification. But, What is the meaning of HACCP? Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is an internationally recognized system for reducing the risk of safety hazards in food. A HACCP System requires that potential hazards are identified and controlled …

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Margarita with Reposado

Margarita is the most widely known tequila cocktail. This cocktail has thousands of variations and today we will show how to prepare a Margarita with Reposado Ley .925: INGREDIENTS: 1½ oz Tequila Ley .925® Reposado ¾ oz Agagave nektar ¾ oz lime juice 1 pinch of nutmeg INSTRUCTIONS: Mix Tequila Ley .925® Reposado, agave nectar and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. …

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Tequila Sunset

Ingredients: 25 ml Natural lime juice 25 ml Natural orange juice 1 shot of Tequila Ley .925 1 Tablespoon Liquid honey Crushed ice 1 Lime spiral (to decorate) Method of Preparation: Make sure to put the glasses in the freezer a couple hours before you start the preparation. Add tequila, lime juice and orange juice. Stir. Pour the honey into …