Silver and gold tequilas are two of the five different types of tequila. 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.Know More
Other names for silver tequila are blanco or white tequila. Gold tequila is also called joven tequila. Silver tequilas typically have a smoother taste than gold tequilas. Silver tequilas can be used for shots or mixed drinks, whereas gold tequilas usually don't have the smooth taste required for shots. Silver and gold tequilas tend to be the lowest-quality tequilas.
Tequila is made from the blue agave plant and must contain at least 51 percent blue agave. Silver tequila provides the purest blue agave taste. Rested tequila is tequila that has been aged in a barrel at least two months, but often for three to nine months. Anejo tequila, also known as old tequila, has been aged at least one year to produce a darker tequila. It can be aged up to four years. Muy anejo tequila is the most expensive tequila, because it is aged at least four years.Learn More
According to About.com, several drinks can be mixed with tequila, including orange juice and grenadine, as well as grapefruit juice. Tequila can be used in both hot and cold drinks.Full Answer >
Paul Mitchell does not own the Patron brand of tequila, which is produced by Patron Spirits. John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of hair care company John Paul Mitchell Systems, is a co-owner of Patron Spirits. Founded in 1989, Patron Spirits produces nine varieties of tequila as of 2014.Full Answer >
There are no proven side effects that come with consuming a Tequila worm. While the worm is popularly called the tequila worm, it is only found on the bottom of a bottle of mezcal, a variety of tequila obtained from distilling blue agave and similar plants. The meriposa worm is grown on agave from which mezcal is made, and when a worm is added to the mezcal, it is known as mezcal con gusano.Full Answer >
In a shot of tequila that is a serving size of 1 1/2 ounces, there are approximately 104 calories. This amount of tequila also contains 8 grams of carbohydrates. A smaller serving size of 1Â ounce has about 69 calories.Full Answer >