VIDEO: German drinks a shot of “Tonayán” in Cancun and they viralized it: “It’s not delicious, but it’s not bad”

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The young woman surprised those present by drinking the entire contents of the glass in a single gulp.

Two of the most representative drinks in Mexico are tequila and mezcal, but Mexicans have not stopped there and for those with a less demanding palate there is Tonayán, which is cane liquor and is sold in a small plastic bottle. transparent. The liquid is yellow in color and has a very affordable price.

Given this, a young German woman recently went viral who, after participating in a challenge during her vacation in Cancun, had to take a shot of this peculiar drink and confessed that although it was not the best drink she had tried, it was not so bad taste.

It was from the TikTok platform that Sofía Islas (@sofiaislass) approached 19-year-old Amelie and asked her if she was willing to play a game where she could have to meet the challenge of drinking Tonayán or eating a habanero chili.


After a little game, the interviewer told the young woman that she would have to drink a shot of this liquor, but the foreigner was surprised to see the bottle.

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“ What is that? Oil? ”, asked Amelie at first.

To which the TikTok replied: “It’s like tequila.”

Later, the German drank the entire contents of the glass in a single gulp and raised her arms in victory after finishing.

“ It’s not delicious, but it’s not bad,” he said.

The one-minute clip quickly began to circulate on social networks and users were quick to react to it.

” And from that day Amelie could not see again .” “She didn’t make any gestures to him.” “Don’t stain, better give him gasoline.” “You would have given her thinner, she knows better.” “It’s a petroleum distillate.” ” From that day Amelie belongs to the death squad “, were some of the mentions.

What is the Tonayan

It should be remembered that in 2021, the Federal Consumer Attorney’s Office ( Profeco ) finalized 41 different drinks that cost less than 130 pesos, including Tonayán.Profeco said that Tonayán was a misleading product (Photo: Profeco)

Profeco said that Tonayán was a misleading product (Photo: Profeco)

According to the institution, this brand presents the symbol of the National Association of Agave Derivatives (ANIDA), which is misleading for those who consume it, since it is actually a cane liquor.

Due to the flavor and that it dries the throat, those who usually drink it in Mexico resort to mixing it with other drinks to attenuate or disguise the drink and make it more digestible.

The liqueur has a faint caramel color and comes in a 250 ml plastic bottle. Its fermented smell is a characteristic it shares with other inexpensive beverages. This liquor is very popular in Mexico, especially among young people and low-income people, because its price is around USD 1.30.

The Tonayán was created in Jalisco, a state in western Mexico famous for its tequilas. It is distributed by Grupo Corona, founded by Armando Corona Robles, which manages 20 liquor brands in total.

In the 2011 National Addiction Survey, the last one that asked what was their favorite alcoholic beverage, young people between 12 and 17 years old placed it in second place, only behind beer.

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