How Much Do You Know About Tequila? Take This Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Tequila? Take This Quiz

Take the Tequila Classroom Quiz and see how knowledgeable you are about tequila. Print your results for a free sample of tequila!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To be called ________________  tequila it must be an unaged product.
    • A. 

      Negro, Plata, or Blanco

    • B. 

      Blanco, Silver, or Plata

    • C. 

      Rosa, Blanco, or Silver

  • 2. 
    To be called Gold, or _______ (young) it must be a blend of blanco and reposado.  The most common bottle in the U.S. is cuervo gold.   The quality of this product can be high regardless of this common association.
    • A. 

      Joven

    • B. 

      Hermono

    • C. 

      Alto

  • 3. 
    To be called _________ (rested in Spanish), it must be left for a minimum of two months and less than a year in oak only, either used or unused. 
    • A. 

      Cerveza

    • B. 

      Comido

    • C. 

      Reposado

  • 4. 
    To be called ________(old) it must be aged a minimum of one year but less than three years in oak, used or unused.
    • A. 

      Joven

    • B. 

      Elegante

    • C. 

      Anejo

  • 5. 
    There are many (around 30) ______ plants native to Mexico. Only the Blue Weber plant is used in tequila.
    • A. 

      Fauna

    • B. 

      Agave

    • C. 

      Flora

  • 6. 
    A new category, Ultra Anejo was created recently, 2006.  This can also be called Extra Anejo and by law it must be aged a minimum of _____ years.
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Ten

  • 7. 
    To be called Tequila the final product (bottle on the shelf) must contain ____ Blue Weber Agave.
    • A. 

      18%

    • B. 

      37%

    • C. 

      51%

  • 8. 
    There are just under ____ families producing tequila in Mexico.  Each family produces at minimum three bottles. This means there are thousands of tequilas available. 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      500

  • 9. 
    Mezcal is made from the _________ of other species of agave. It is produced throughout most of Mexico.
    • A. 

      Fermented juice

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Leaves

  • 10. 
    The famous "worm" that is found in some bottles of Mezcal (con gusano -- "with worm") is actually  _______________________________________.
    • A. 

      Dropped in by accident due to the insect problem in Mexico.

    • B. 

      The larva of one of two moths that live on the agave plant

    • C. 

      Started as a joke, but has served as a rite of passage for generations of fraternity boys.