The Tequila Making Process

07. Blending and Bottling

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Blending and Bottling: Creating a Consistent Flavor & Packaging for Sales

Since every batch of tequila has its own flavor quirks, depending on slight differences that might take place during production, blending is a common practice in spirit production (and wine) to ensure consistency and a house style.”

credit: Chloe Harrison-Ach

at patrón: the perfect blend.

The final steps of the process for Patrón Silver are blending and bottling. The tahona- and roller-milled distillates emerge from the distillation process at 55% alcohol (110 proof). To form the complex flavor profile that’s our distinctive house style, we blend the two distillates together with pure water from our deep well to reduce the alcohol content to 80 proof for most products.