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10 images of alcohol as art

By: Katherine Butler on Oct. 19, 2011, 9:19 a.m.
Tequila photographed under a microscope

Photo: Courtesy of BevShots

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Tequila originated in the city of Tequila, Mexico, around the 16th century when Spanish conquistadors ran out of their brandy supply. It is primarily made from the blue agave plant. Tequila started being mass-produced in Guadalajara, Mexico in the 1800s.