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Tequila Vs. Vodka
Vodka and Tequila
Two most popular alcoholic beverages in the world!
Find out everything about vodka and tequila. From basic production process and calories, to drink recipes and best guides on the market for more in depth knowledge from the bartending masters. Learn how to choose the right quality of liquor for your taste and budget.
Vodka vs Tequila?
Find out how to serve and drink shots and what it takes to make a wonderful cocktail.
Margarita vs Cosmopolitan?
You have all seen the reviews in the media lately. Some say the number one cocktail ordered is a Margarita, other say it's the Cosmopolitan.
Lets get started, shall we?
Alcohol Content & Calorie Facts
Tequila vs Vodka
Tequila and vodka both are most often made at 40% alcohol content (80 proof).
Calories (Serving Size: 1.5 fl oz)
Vodka: 90-100 calories
Tequila: 90-100 calories
For more detailed list of vodka or tequila calories go to www.calorieking.com
BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT CALCULATOR
Before you drink and before you decide to sit behind the wheel impaired find out exactly how much it takes to be over the legal driving limit and numerous factors that can effect an individuals BAC.
Informed decision is always a better decision. And remember that the ONLY safe driving limit is 0.
BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT CALCULATOR
Vodka is a distilled beverage made from fermented substances such as grain, potatoes, or fruit.
Tequila is a distilled beverage made from the blue agave plant.
Tequila : How It's Made
Planting, tending, and harvesting the agave plant remains a manual effort, largely unchanged by modern farm machinery. The process that took centuries and many many generations of jimadores (the men who harvest it) to perfect.
Visit this informative video to learn more about Tequila and it's production.
Five categories of Tequila
Clear spirit, un-aged and bottled or stored immediately after distillation, or aged less than two months in stainless steel or neutral oak barrels.
Silver tequila with addition of colorants and flavorings, caramel being the most common. It is the tequila of choice for Margaritas.
Aged a minimum of two months, but less than a year in oak barrels of any size.
Aged a minimum of one year, but less than 3 years in small oak barrels.
5. Extra AÃ±ejo ("extra aged")
Aged a minimum of three years in oak barrels.
Vodka Guide Videos by expert bartender Jeff Klein
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Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
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Vodka Shot vs Tequila Shot
For best taste always use top shelf liquor when making shots and leave the cheaper stuff for mixed drinks.
How to drink and serve a shot of vodka?
Lemon Drop - most popular vodka shot
Most popular way to serve a shot of vodka is with a slice of lemon. Hence lemon drop.
Add 1.5oz of vodka to shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously for a minute or two. Vodka shots taste smoother when served shilled.
Poor chilled vodka in a shot glass and serve with a slice of lemon dipped in sugar.
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How to drink and serve a shot of tequila?
Salt & Lime Method
One of the most popular ways to consume tequila is in a tequila shot. The brave tequila consumers will drink a straight shot without the help of salt and lime. For those a little less brave here is how to do "lick, slam, suck" method.
Poor tequila of your choice into a shot glass. Before drinking the shot, prepare a slice of lime and lick the space between your thumb and forefinger and sprinkle some salt on it.
1. Lick the salt of your hand
2. Drink the whole shot in one swallow
3. Suck on the lime
*Alternatively, you can moisten the rim of your shot glasses and rub them in salt instead of taking the salt off your hand.
Vodka vs Tequila Cocktail Debate
Which one is your favorite?
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