1. Why do we drink tequila with salt and lime?
In 1930, Northern Mexico was hit hard with an epidemic of Spanish influenza. Doctors at the time believed that tequila was the best remedy to fight the disease. They prescribed it with luime and salt, and with that, a tradition was born.
2. Contrary to popular belief, a worm is NEVER present in a bottle of tequila.
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