"Mexican vodka", "cacti brew", as they do not call the drink, well-known in Russia under its official, more familiar name for our ears - tequila. Drinking tequila is a science! There are many original ways and recipes.
How to drink tequila?
In order to know how to properly drink this alcoholic drink, it is not necessary to be a professional bartender. Enough a little insight into the basic methods of its use.
There are 5 main varieties of tequila: gold, silver, rested, seasoned and seasoned top grade. Everyone drinks their own way.
What can you need for the correct use of tequila? Of course, a bottle of good drink. A variety of brands and varieties can easily mislead you, so it’s better to choose Sauza. Buy a bottle of silver "Blanco" or gold "Gold" tequila Sauza.
You may also need: lime, salt, orange, cinnamon, sugar and, of course, high stacks with a massive bottom for this drink - cabbage.
As for the traditional way of using "golden" tequila for many pubs of the world, it consists in the following:
- From a bottle of "golden" tequila at room temperature, pour into cabalitos.
- Orange cut into half rings.
- Mix sugar with cinnamon powder.
- Orange dip in a sweet mixture.
- Drink a stack of tequila in one gulp, and then seize an orange slice with cinnamon and sugar.
Dr. common use of tequila - quick cocktail "tequila boom". In our bars, they do it this way: 30 g of tequila are poured into a thick wide glass with a strong bottom and 150 g of sprite (or any other tonic) are added to it. Then the glass is covered with a paper stand for glasses and effectively hit the bottom of the bar or on the table. The person who ordered this cocktail should drink the resulting sparkling sparkling mixture in one gulp.
Also can you drink tequila with tabasco or drink it with sangrita. And yet, expensive, seasoned varieties are better to use clean, enjoying the unparalleled aroma and taste of this distinctive national drink.
Exquisite drink: tequilas lemon and salt
Many people like to drink tequila with lemon and salt. To do this, fill the glass, and next to it put a saucer with salt and put a quarter of a lemon. Its sour taste is perfect for this Mexican drink. The drinker pours a little salt into the groove at the thumb, squeezes a drop of lemon juice into it, licks it all up with his tongue and drinks the contents of the glass in one gulp, then bites it with lemon. It can be replaced with lime.
In Mexico, the ritual of drinking can vary with success: you can eat a lemon slice before drinking tequila; some use salt and pepper. Salt is poured on the inside of the palm, lemon dipped in salt, etc.
Here's another way: the lemon is cut in half, remove the pulp from there and slightly flatten the bottom. The edges of the resulting citrus glass are slightly salted and filled with cold tequila with ice. Arriving at the party, guests drink from such dishes right at the doorstep.
Tequila is consumed before meals as an aperitif, and also after it as a digestive. In Mexico, the drink is considered ideal for a national dish called guacamole, an avocado puree with spicy tomato sauce and chili pepper.
Learning to drink tequila is quite simple. The traditional recipe of use implies the observance of a certain sequence of actions. First, the drinker puts some salt on his tongue, then drinks the drink in one gulp, drinks it with a slice of lemon. Also, tequila can be added to various cocktails, combined with Sangrita or Tabasco sauce.