Is Tequila The New Scotch?
Tequila has exploded in popularity over the past decade. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, tequila’s sales volume has grown 140 percent since 2002, with over 17 million cases sold in 2017.
So go ahead and keep making margaritas, palomas, or other cocktails with high quality tequila. But don’t be afraid to treat it like fine whiskey and pour some in a glass to sip neat, or maybe with a large ice cube to cool it down. Here are 12 excellent sipping tequilas, from blanco to extra anejo, to enjoy this year on National Tequila Day (July 24). Drink up!