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Old 12-26-2001, 06:03 AM   #1
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Default Is tequila an upper?

My sister said that the reason tequila messes you up so much is because it's an upper, unlike other alcohol which is downers.

Is this true? I think that tequilla is made from some special root or plant or something that might make it different but I would really like to know.
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Old 12-26-2001, 06:23 AM   #2
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Ive never heard that. Alcohol itself is a downer. I dont believe it.
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Old 12-26-2001, 06:30 AM   #3
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blue agave, perhaps?

if it's an upper, it isn't because the plants used to make the alcohol are different.
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Old 12-26-2001, 07:39 AM   #4
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alcohol is a downer! It's just that tequila dehedrates you more hence the worse hangover. Much like the bubbly!
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Old 12-26-2001, 09:09 AM   #5
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tequila is an alcohol - a depressant. it is made from the blue agave (maguey), which is a cactus-like plant called a succulent. I don't think it gives any worse hangovers than any other type of alcohol; that's just a myth. I've had worse hangovers from vodka and rum than i've ever had from tequila and i've drank lots of tequila; it's the only alcohol besides beer that it drink now.
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Old 12-26-2001, 08:59 PM   #6
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All boose/alcohol is a central nervous system depressant..
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