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- 1 Content
- 2 Revision of good faith edits
- 3 Sources & citations
- 4 Likely/definite vandalism
- 5 Images
- 6 tequila and 'the war against drugs'
- 7 error
- 8 'quality' comments in article
- 9 Global warming and quality
- 10 Canadian Regulation
- 11 Chemistry
- 12 Quality Control
Tequila good for health?
As far as i know there are a lot of benefits for ingesting tequila. I've read it's benefical for the heart and other organs if its drunk in a moderate manner. --126.96.36.199 03:06, 16 October 2006 (UTC)
Is it true tequila is a stimulant? jengod 08:41, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
- I don't know of any evidence for that claim (other than that sugar is a stimulant, so it is as much a stimulant as any other alcohol). Users (including myself) report a more "alert" feeling than other alcohols. And back when I used to consume far too much of the stuff, I noticed that even drinking a lot of tequila would not lead to debilitating headaches or other hangover symptoms the next morning (though it is still not recommended before a day of work, lol). I speak only of my experience with 100% agave tequilas.
- My theory is that the agave sugar is less of a dehydrating agent than cane or other sugars. I have no evidence to back this up and I am not a scientist or doctor, so it's purely a guess on my part. I don't know if this is related to the "alertness" issue or not. Perhaps someone with actual medicinal knowledge can offer more info. csloat 09:18, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
Revision of good faith edits
I removed "The first tequila was made by Jose María Guadalupe de Cuervo in 1795." from history because 1) it is not true (Tequila was first distilled by the early colonizers) and 2) this smells like an ad. Correct me if I'm wrong — Preceding unsigned comment added by Teebol (talk • contribs) 20:04, 16 October 2010 (UTC) Tequila was actually named for the town, not vice versa. Native Americans have been drinking the fermented extract of the Blue Agave for over 2,000 years.
Two Uncited Facts
Hi, I've removed two facts from the production section of the page because I couldn't find strong citations for them. The first one
This distinction has diminished recently since the agave shortage that arose in 1999-2000, when many of the larger, lowland producers began relying on agave from both areas to produce their tequila.
seems like it may be possible in some cases, but the clearest source I could find for it was just this discussion on a forum. I couldn't find any sources for the second one
Most highland agaves are raised on west-facing slopes, allowing them to receive more sunlight throughout the day and grow larger and juicier.
and I'm not sure if it makes sense. If anything, wouldn't the south-facing slope be the one that receives the most sunlight (as Mexico's still in the Northern hemisphere)? And a rain shadow argument doesn't make sense because Jalisco is on the West coast, so the eastern side of any mountain range would probably have less cloud cover.
I could be wrong though, and if anyone finds a good source, we should definitely put them back in. Zar2gar1 (talk) 22:07, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
Sources & citations
From the thread on how tequila is normally served:
If anything, I think this site might be the one violating copyright. While working on the production section, I stumbled on that site which had an exact copy of the Wikipedia page. I checked the revision dates though, and while the exact same words were added to Wikipedia in 2008, the site now gives a copyright starting in 2009.
He did do it all at once, and it was the contributer's only registered edit, which may be a little strange. It's always possible the contributer lifted it, but the citations aren't bad and imply actually reading a third source. I would think if the other site's copyright were legit, they'd be aware of it and complain about it. Zar2gar1 (talk) 04:08, 25 May 2012 (UTC)
Someone has edited one of the links to contain "General Lee hates sp***" This may or may not be the case, but it doesn't belong here. Not sure how to edit this section, can somebody show me? Notapotato (talk) 07:21, 8 June 2010 (UTC)
- I removed this racist vandalism. What a world of idiots we live in... Teebol (talk) 21:10, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
In the glasses section it states "Garrett hates this." without any reference or mentioning Garrett anywhere else. Who is Garrett, and why is there no reference 188.8.131.52 (talk) 21:12, 24 January 2011 (UTC)
Reason for oven picture?
tequila and 'the war against drugs'
There seems to be an error in one of the dates.
'Some 80 years later, around 1600, Don Pedro Sánchez de Tagle, the Marquis of Altamira, began mass-producing tequila at the first factory in the territory of modern-day Jalisco.'
'quality' comments in article
Global warming and quality
A single interview of a single individual does not qualify as a reliable source for the assertion that global warming is affecting the quality of tequila or the agave starting material. The proposition that the warming observed over the time frame of the single commentator's experience -- about 0.2°C -- is responsible for large changes in the maturation rate of agave is scientifically unfounded and dubious. 184.108.40.206 (talk) 06:16, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
- Spirit drinks trade act http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/industry-markets-and-trade/statistics-and-market-information/by-product-sector/processed-food-and-beverages/spirit-drinks-trade-act-questions-and-answers/?id=1275417614751
- Labeling requirements
- Chemical components
- Colour - Alcohol content - Flavour - Aroma
-Benefits of aging process