Thursday, June 12, 2014

Cocktail #Recipes to get you in the Friday the 13th Mood! #FullMoon

For the first time since the year 2000, Friday the 13th and a full moon will align this Friday, June 13, 2014. Maybe it's a good night to stay in!

Whether you stay in or go out, don't let superstition get in the way of indulging in some spook-tacular cocktails! We discovered some awesome cocktail recipes to get you in the freaky Friday spirit! 

Lucky 13
  • 1 1/2 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1/4 part DeKuyper Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 1/4 part JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 3 parts pomegranate juice
  • 1 part coconut water
  • 1/2 part lemon juice
  • 1/4 tbsp. sugar (to rim glasses)
  • 1 lime wedge for garnish
  • Pomegranate seeds
Preparation: Rim your glass by running a lime wedge around the rim and dipping in sugar. In a shaker filled with ice, combine pomegranate juice, coconut water, tequila, liquors and lemon juice. Shake and pour into prepared glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and 13 fresh pomegranate seeds.

Superstitious Sipper
  • 1 1/2 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • 2 sage leaves (plus more for garnish)
  • Soda water
  • Cucumber slice (for garnish)
Preparation: Muddle together sage and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker or mixing glass. Squeeze in juice from half a lime, add tequila and ice. Stir and pour into glass. Top with soda water and garnish with a sage leaf and cucumber slice.

Midnight Moon Margarita
  • 1 1/2 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 4 parts sparkling blackberry soda
  • 1/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 3/4 part fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 part simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)
Preparation: Place 2-3 whole blackberries in your glass. In a blender, puree the rest of the fresh blackberries with lime juice and simple syrup. Strain into a cocktail shaker, add the Tequila and ice and shake to chill. Pour your glass 1/3 ful with the blackberry-lime-tequila mixture. Top with chilled blackberry soda. Garnish glass with a lime wedge. Salud!

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