How To Pronounce 'Tequila'?
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Phonetics For Pronouncing 'Tequila'?
A Quick Overview Of Tequila
'Tequila' is a spirit distilled from the sap of the 'agave' plant, which is native to Mexico. It is the basis of cocktails such as the 'Margarita', or it can be drunk neat as a shot. Licking salt before a tequila shot, followed by biting down on a slice of lime immediately after drinking it is supposed to be the authentic way of doing it, although I have heard that this is not the case in Mexico.
If there is a worm in the bottle, it's definitely 'mescal' and not tequila.
"Blanco" - "white" tequila which has not been aged
"Joven" - XOH/vehn (English speakers can substitute an 'h' for the 'j' if it's easier to pronounce) - "young" tequila
"Reposado" - reh/poh/SAH/thoh (English speakers can anglicize the 'd' to English - in Spanish a 'd' softens between 2 vowels) - "rested" tequila, which is from 2 months to 1 year old
"Añejo" - ah/NYEH/xoh (substitute an 'h' for the 'j' if it's easier to pronounce) -"aged" tequila, aged between 1-3 years
"Añejo Extra" - "Extra Aged" - vintage tequila, aged for 3 years and more,
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