Five Ways To Tell A Great Tequila Bar From a Mediocre One
As our taste for tequila evolves, it's only natural that people would open tequila-centric bars. There are several of them in our distribution area, from Long Beach to Laguna Beach, but are they serious tequila bars, or merely pretenders? Here are five ways to know if you're in a true den of tequila.
5. The only Cuervo on their shelf is Reserva de la Familia.
4. The bartenders can talk knowledgeably about where the tequilas come from.
You wouldn't trust a sommelier who couldn't tell you which wines came from Napa and which ones came from Santa Barbara, so why would you take the recommendation of a bartender who tells you all the tequilas come from Mexico? There are many different growing regions, and a tequila from Tequila is as different from a tequila from Arandas as a Bordeaux is from a Burgundy.