When you think of tequila, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the spirit. Perhaps you are thinking of the song, or the town in the Mexican state, Jalisco. But chances are you are thinking about shots and lime wedges, an expensive glass bottle with an ornamental plug at the top, or a cold green cocktail served in a coupe glass with a salted rim. And I would never fault you for thinking of any of those things. But have you ever asked yourself what makes tequila tequila?
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Kleiner, Max, "Tequila, or Not Tequila? Appellation of Origin, and the Saga of Temequila" (2022). CICLR Online. 61.