This fresh, tequila is made in the traditional way high in the Jalisco mountains of central Mexico. Hand-trimmed blue agave is gently steam-baked and distilled to give this tequila elegant smoothness and a clean flavour. 75cl Did you know? The Patron Spirits Company is the manufacturer of Patron Tequila, which is regarded as a high quality tequila brand. The incredible quality Patron offers has increased its popularity and made it a favorite drink of many individuals. So, if Patron Tequila is one of your favourite drinks, here are a few interesting facts about the ultra premium drink that you might want to know. The Origin Patron was founded by John Paul DeJoria and Martin Crowley in the year 1989.They started the production from Jalisco, Mexico, and later moved into a new distillery by the year 2002. The original distiller Francisco Alcaraz, has been with Patron Tequila brand since its beginning. The Brand Symbol The name, Patron, usually means a charitable or financially supporting person, but the meaning John Paul De Joria and Martin Crowley preferred for their brand name was ‘big boss’. The symbol of Patron Tequila is a bee, and this symbol was used because of the strong attraction of bees to the blue agave plant. The Production The process implemented for the production of Weber blue agave is known as Tahona process, which is used for the production of original tequila. A large volcanic wheel is used to crush the agave fibres and the resulting juice is fermented and distilled with fibre. The Bottles Used Manufactures use recycled glass from Mexico for the production of patron bottles, however the corks are made in Portugal. The agave farmers of Mexico still use coal knives to cut open the agave plant and to remove piina, which is considered as the heart of the plant. The Inspection Patron Tequila products undergo careful inspection before being dispatched from the distillery and it takes almost 60 hands to manufacture the tequila product. A four-digit code is present in each bottle of Mexican tequila, which indicates the distillery where the product was manufactured. The NOM code of Patron is 1492 and is visible on every bottle of Patron Tequila.
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