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Tequila, North America’s first distilled spirit, was created during the 16th century in the Mexican state now known as Jalisco. Today, Jalisco remains the single largest producer of tequila in the world.

Cocktail of the Week: Arandas Nights

September 15th, 2016

Tequila, North America’s first distilled spirit, was created during the 16th century in the Mexican state now known as Jalisco. Today, Jalisco remains the single largest producer of tequila in the world.

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