There are four basic types of tequila: silver, gold, rested, and aged. Silver tequila is clear and has not been allowed to mature; gold tequila has color and flavor (such as caramel coloring, oak tree extracts, and sugar syrup) added to the fermented agave juice. Rested tequila has been aged at least two months in oak barrels, while aged tequila rests in barrels for at least one year.
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Jose Hurtado Prud’homme
Mi Cocina Restaurant
57 Jane Street
New York, NY 10014