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Tequila PPT

  1. 1. INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTION • Principal spirit of Mexico. • “A remedy for everything bad and to celebrate all good as well”. • Charcterised as fresh liquor. Leaves tongue clean and tingling. • Gained popularity out of Mexico due to the fact that the drug Mescalin is derived from the same agave.
  2. 2. HISTORYHISTORY • The Aztecs fermented the sap of the wild blue maguey or mezcal azul cactus to make a local beverage called pulque. • Spaniards introduced art of distillation in early 1500. • In absence of grain and grapes, Spaniards distilled pulque.
  3. 3. HISTORYHISTORY • In crude stills, they produced a rough spirit, now called mescal or mezcal. • Later, more sophisticated techniques were introduced by a group of mezcal producers, in & around the small town of Tequila. Among them were the Cuervo family. • The term tequila appeared only in the year 1910. It was earlier referred to as “mescal brandy”.
  4. 4. BASE INGREDIENTBASE INGREDIENT • True tequila is only made from the agave plants grown in the volcanic soils around the tiny towns of Tequila in the province of Jalisco. • Agave Tequilana is scientific name of Maguey used to manufacture Tequila.
  5. 5. GROWING & HARVESTINGGROWING & HARVESTING • The cactus is harvested when it matures, which takes between 8-12 years. • The spikes are hacked off to leave the bulbous central core called the PINA • Pina weighs from 80 - 175 pounds.
  6. 6. • Pinas are cut in halves or quarters. • Are taken to the distilleries, where they are cooked in giant steam ovens for 24-36 hrs. • The Pinas are then cooled for 24 hrs. After it is cooled, Pinas are shredded or milled, and the juice is pressed. COOKING AND MILLINGCOOKING AND MILLING
  7. 7. • During the process of milling the shredded Pina or at this stage the fiber is showered with water to extract all sugars. • The juice at this stage is called Aqua Miel. • Aqua Meil is transferred to holding tanks. COOKING AND MILLINGCOOKING AND MILLING
  8. 8. • Takes place in fermentation tanks for 36-72 hrs. • 100% Agave Tequila - Natural yeast is added. • Blended Tequila - Put in Formulation tanks, Sugar is added, thereafter natural yeast is added FERMENTATIONFERMENTATION
  9. 9. DISTILLATIONDISTILLATION • The fermented juice is double distilled in pot stills or patent still. • 100% Agave Tequila is bottled at 40 G.L & blended Tequila is bottled as high as 55GL • Silver Tequila is bottled at this stage.
  10. 10. AGINGAGING • Tequila , by law is aged in either Oak Casks or in barrels used for maturation of Kentucky whisky. • Reposado Tequila: aged for maximum of 1 year in Oak casks. • Anejos Tequila: aged for a minimum of 2 years in Kentucky whisky barrels.
  11. 11. SPECIFICATIONSSPECIFICATIONS • The best Tequila’s are aged for a maximum period of 4 years. • 100 % Agave Tequila is bottled in Mexico. • Monitored by The Conjeso Regulador del Tequila (CRT) • All Tequilas must have minimum of 51% Agave juice.
  12. 12. TYPES OF TEQUILATYPES OF TEQUILA • Blanco Tequila: - White Or Silver - Unaged. - Held in Stainless steel barrels for less than 60 days. • Reposado Requila: - Aged for 1 year
  13. 13. TYPES OF TEQUILATYPES OF TEQUILA • Anejos Tequila: - Darker than reposado - Smoother and Mellower. - Aged for minimum of 2 years. • Joven Abocado Tequila: - Unaged - Dark golden coloured - Additives added.
  14. 14. BOTTLINGBOTTLING • Anejos and Reposado are by law bottled in Mexico • Joven Abocado is bottled outside Mexico.
  15. 15. LABELINGLABELING Type Of Tequila Number Of Distillery Controlling Body Brand Name Importers Bottled By Authenticity
  16. 16. TEQUILA SHOTS!!!TEQUILA SHOTS!!! • Mexicans usually prefer it unmixed, accompanied by a salt and a lime slice. • The drinker takes Sangrita in rapid succession, thus combining all the flavours.
  17. 17. BRANDS SERVED AT OBEROIBRANDS SERVED AT OBEROI HOTELSHOTELS • Jose Cuervo - Blanco or Anejo • Sauza • Silla
  18. 18. LEADING BRANDSLEADING BRANDS MEZCAL LAJITADON JULIO
  19. 19. LEADING BRANDSLEADING BRANDS JOSE CUERVO - RESERVA
  20. 20. LEADING BRANDSLEADING BRANDS CENTINELA
  21. 21. LEADING BRANDSLEADING BRANDS CHINACO
  22. 22. LEADING BRANDSLEADING BRANDS HERRADURA SELECCION SUPREMA
  23. 23. LEADING BRANDSLEADING BRANDS SAUZA

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