About Patron Silver Chinese New Year Tin
Francisco Alcaraz is the Master Distiller & Blender behind the recipe for the Mexican spirit. Produced at the Hacienda de Patrón, the distillery sources agaves from Los Altos in Jalisco. Their signature line up is created using a hybrid technique: half of the agaves are traditionally tahona-crushed, while the other half are modern roller-mill crushed agaves. The freshly milled desert succulents are slow-roasted in an oven, before being fermented in wooden vats.
Designed by Chinese artist Amber Ma, the 2019 Chinese New Year Tin beautifully represents the Year of the Pig using traditional symbols of prosperity and good fortune. The tin’s artwork reflects the Tianjin custom of displaying paper cutouts in windows for the New Year and includes a bottle of Patrón Silver.
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About Patrón Tequila
"The Patrón Spirits Company was launched in 1989 by John Paul DeJoira and Martin Crowley. With its inception, came the world’s first ultra-premium Tequila. A new state-of-the-art facility was constructed in Jalisco in 2002, to facilitate its profound reception. It became the first spirits brand in its class to sell one million cases.
Francisco Alcaraz is the Master Distiller & Blender behind the recipe for the Mexican spirit. Produced at the Hacienda de Patrón, the distillery sources agaves from Los Altos in Jalisco. Roca Patrón is crafted from 100% Weber Blue Agave which are harvested after six to seven years by expert Jimadors.
The agaves are then crushed by a two-ton volcanic stone Tahona, a centuries-old tradition that breaks down the fibers. The freshly milled desert succulents are slow-roasted in a brick oven for 79 hours, before being fermented in wooden vats. The agave juice is distilled in small batches through handmade copper stills with the agave fibers to produce an earthy flavor. "
Although tequila has developed a bad reputation, there's more to the spirit than just shots on a Saturday night.
This traditional Mexican drink origins in the state of Jalisco when according to a local legend, lightning struck an agave cactus before the Nahua tribe drank its warm nectar. Behold, tequila.
Legally, tequila has to be made of 51% of Blue agave around the Jalisco region in Mexico. There are different types of tequila according to age - from the youngest representatives, blanco, reposado, and añejo, to the oldest extra añejo.
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