What is agave?

  • (noun): Tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber.
    Synonyms: century plant, American aloe

Some articles on agave:

Sauza Tequila - Products - Hornitos
... Hornitos Plata – 100% blue agave, double distilled, unaged Hornitos Reposado – 100% blue agave, double distilled, rested two months in 10,000 gallon oak vats ...
Tres Generaciones - Variants
... is available in three variants Tres Generaciones Plata - 100% blue agave, triple-distilled, unaged ... Tres Generaciones Reposado - 100% blue agave, triple-distilled, aged at least four months in American oak barrels ... Tres Generaciones Añejo - 100% blue agave, triple-distilled, aged 12 months in toasted American oak barrels ...
List Of Agave Species - W–Z
... Agave wallisii Agave warelliana Agave weberi – Maguey liso, Weber's Century Plant, Weber Agave Agave wercklei Agave wildingii Agave wocomahi Agave xylonacantha – Century Plant, Maguey diente ...
Agave Salmiana
... Agave salmiana is a species of agave ... It comes from Mexico ...
Tres Generaciones - Process - Harvesting The Agave
... After 6–8 years of growth the mature agave plants are ready to harvest ... The agave plants are dug out of the ground and the leaves are removed one by one until the entire field is complete ... The agave fibers left after harvesting are recycled for use as compost ...