LOOK: Cinco de Mayo Tequila Brands You Need to Try
Believe it or not, some tequila shots go down smooth.
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Today is Cinco de Mayo, and although this holiday is much more than just an excuse to drink, party and not show up to class the next day, a real celebration wouldn't be complete without tequila.

For those of you who are 21 and over, branch outside of Jose Cuervo and check out these top 10 tequilas compiled by Ranker.com, which collected more than 5,000 votes on "The Best Tequila Brands."

10. Casa Noble
9. El Tesoro
8. Tres Generaciones
7. Patron
6. Milagro
5. 1800 Tequila
4. Ocho
3. Corralejo
2. Herradura
1. Don Julio