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When you uncork a bottle of Patrón tequila, you'll notice this little bee in the Round on top. While legend has it that some bottles of mezcal sport a gusano de maguey worm inside, no... there is not a bee in Patrón. This happy little insect happens to have a particular attraction to the Weber blue agave plant from which tequila is made in Jalisco, Mexico. It is a long process. The bees buzz around in delight, the agave takes its sweet time to ripen over eight years, then the leaves are stripped, the piña heart of the plant chopped, baked and crushed, three days of fermentation and then finally... just a quick two month to seven years for barrel aging. Hurry it up, little bee!