What is tequila?

Tequila is an alcoholic beverage that is distilled from the Blue Weber Agave mainly in the areas surrounding the city of Tequila and Jalisco in Mexico.

Who started Flecha Azul Tequila?

Abraham Ancer and Aron Marquez started Flecha Azul Tequila together because of their shared passion for their Mexican heritage and tequila.

Who do I reach out to for online store questions?

To reach the online store for questions you can contact us at https://shop.flechaazultequila.com

What is the Blue Weber Agave?

The Blue Weber Agave, native to the area of Jalisco, Mexico, is a large succulent with plump jagged leaves that takes 5-9 years to mature.

How is the Blue Weber Agave harvested?

After the Blue Weber Agave has reached maturity the Jimadores remove the blades of the plant using a Coa to expose the agava’s piña which is used to make our ultra-premium tequila.

Why do we specifically only use 8 year and older agave?

At 8 years the blue weber agave plant has reached its peak of maturity.

Where is our tequila made?

Our tequila is crafted authentically in Jalisco, Mexico.

What is a NOM number?

The NOM number is a required 4 digit code that specifies the bottle of tequila is authentically produced and bottled in Mexico.

What does the 100% agave label mean on our tequila bottle?

The tequila is only made with 100% Blue Weber Agave.

What does hand-crafted tequila mean?

We cut our agave plants by hand and through the process are cooked traditionally and distilled.

What are the ingredients for our tequila?

All of our tequilas are crafted using agave, proprietary yeast strain, and volcanic water. To add more flavor we add chocolate to the cristalino tequila and vanilla to the extra anejo tequila.

Do you have cocktail recipes for your tequila?

We have many cocktail recipes including Blanco on the Rocks, Tequila Old Fashioned, and more on our cocktails page.

Learn more here: Flecha Azul Cocktails

How do you make simple syrup?

Combine one cup sugar and one cup water in a medium saucepan over low or medium heat Bring the syrup to a slight simmer while stirring until the sugar dissolves. Afterward, let the syrup cool and store it in a glass jar for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

What is blanco tequila?

Blanco tequila, also known as silver, is tequila that is aged up to 2 months in stainless steel or oak containers. Our blanco tequila is aged for 2 months in stainless steel stills with copper coils to create a more floral, fruity, and citric flavor.

Learn more here: Flecha Azul Tequila Blanco

What is reposado tequila?

Reposado tequila is aged from 2 months to a year normally in American oak barrels. Our reposado tequila is aged for 6 months in ex-Bourbon American oak barrels to create a woodier flavor with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg.

Learn more here: Flecha Azul Tequila Reposado

What is cristalino tequila?

Cristalino tequila is anejo or extra anejo tequila that has been filtered through charcoal and aged for 18 months in American oak barrels. Our cristalino tequila is aged for 18 months in ex-Bourbon American oak barrels to create a flavor that includes dark chocolate, vanilla, and oak.

Learn more here: Flecha Azul Tequila Cristalino

What is añejo tequila?

Añejo tequila is tequila aged from one to 36 months in oak barrels. Our añejo tequila is aged for 18 months in ex-Bourbon American oak barrels to create flavors that are more earthy, vanilla, and cinnamon with smooth finish.

Learn more here: Flecha Azul Tequila Añejo

What is extra añejo tequila?

Extra añejo tequila is tequila that is aged up to 36 months in American oak barrels. Our extra añejo tequila is aged for 36 months in ex-Bourbon American oak barrels. The flavors include a woody and more carmel flavor with hints of vanilla.

Learn more here: Flecha Azul Tequila Extra Añejo

Where can I buy Flecha Azul Tequila?

Check our store locator here to find the closest location that sells Flecha Azul Tequila.

Where does the name Tequila come from?

The name tequila comes from the city of Tequila, which was established in 1666.

Where can Tequila be produced?

Municipalities in the states of Guanajuato, Michoacán, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas.

Why can tequila only be made in Mexico?

Mexico owns the international right to the word tequila and Mexican law states that tequila can only be made in the specific states such as Jalisco.

Who made the first tequila?

The Aztecs made the first tequila beverage called Octli before the Spanish arrived in the 1500s. It was different from today's distilled tequila because they drank the fermented sap of the Blue Weber Agave.

When did Americans start drinking tequila?

Tequila gained popularity in America after the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 and even more so during Prohibition when it was smuggled into the United States from Mexico. Throughout the years tequila consumption and love for this smooth spirit has grown immensely to become one of America’s favorite drinks today.

When is international tequila day?

The International Tequila Day as well as National Tequila Day is observed on July 24th which is the perfect time to enjoy a cocktail to celebrate this delicious liquor.