The Best Tequila Brands

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Tequila is a very distinct tasting liquor. All tequila is made from the blue agave plant found near the city of Tequila in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Some consider tequila to be one of the truest forms of alcohol. Tequila is an alcoholic beverage that is produced in Mexico, although some tequila is shipped in bulk to be bottled in the US. Jimadores, the harvesters of the agave plant, trim pinas from the ground at their peak ripeness to be baked, mashed, and then put in stills to ferment and become tequila. Reposado, Añejo, and Extra Añejo varieties of tequila refer to the amount of time the tequila has been aged prior to consumption.

Since all of these factors come into play, each tequila producer comes up with a tequila that taste slightly different from another's. This leaves the drinker with many varying options to consider when trying to choose which tequila is both good and the right one for them. Should they go with a tequila blanco like the varieties produced by 1921, Milagros, Avion, and El Espolon? Or maybe a more traditional tequila like Patrón, Cazadores, Herrudura, or Hornitos?

This list is to help determine which tequilas are the best tasting out there through votes from the Ranker users. What are some high rated top shelf tequilla companies? Vote up your favorite, and vote down the ones that just miss the mark. And if it’s tequila’s tasty cousin whiskey you crave, check out the list of the best whiskey brands.
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    Gran Cava De Oro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    For more info., please visit: www.grancavadeoro.com  Description: "Gran Cava De Oro Tequila" is award-winning ultra-premium tequila.  All 4 categories available: Extra

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    Milagro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Corralejo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Tres Generationes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Hornitos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Cazadores is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Tres Agaves is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Tequila Avion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


    Tequila Avion

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    El Jimador is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    El Tesoro Tequila is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Clase Azul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Corzo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Espolon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Camarena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    1921 Tequila is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    DeLeon Tequila is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Tequila Don Nacho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

    often listed & added by MiguelAngelNavarreteAguilar

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    Lunazul is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Don Modesto is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Jose Cuervo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Jose Cuervo

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    Don Ramon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Casa Dragones is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


    Casa Dragones

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    Tequila Tristan Extra Añ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Tequila Tristan Extra Añejo Aged 5 Years whiskyreserve.com

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    Arette is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Alma De Agave is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Tequila Don Weber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


    Tequila Don Weber

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    Cruz Tequila is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Huizache is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Campo Azul is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Dos Lunas Tequila is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


    Dos Lunas Tequila

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    El Conde Azul is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    El Pobre is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    El Charro is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Casamigos Blanco is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Montalvo Tequila is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Sauza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Tradicional Reposado Jose Cuer... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Arta Tequila - We are a small-... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tequila Brands
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    100 ANOS ANEJO sauza is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    El Fogonero is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


    Aroma: Light agave, oak, vanilla and slight alcohol.Initial Taste: Light agave, vanilla and hint of fruit.Body: Thin body, a tad watery.  Lots of oak in the body for a reposado.Finish: This tequila is a strong finisher. 

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    Abrumador is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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    Sierra Tequila is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tequila Brands

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    Caporales is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tequila Brands


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