Friday, November 28, 2014

Deck the Halls but don't forget about the Bar! #cocktailrecipes

Tis the season! There's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a great cocktail!

Sauza 901 Tequila, the co-branded partnership between Sauza Tequila and Justin Timberlake, wants to make sure you are prepped to get through the holidays ~ in perfect style! Save the tinsel and sparkle for home decor because these classic cocktails have just the right amount of holiday spirit without being cheesy!

Honey Tee-quila
Sauza 901 Tequila's Honey Tee-quila is a refreshingly smooth cocktail, perfect for adding just a touch of the holiday spirit. The candied ginger cubes offer a sophisticated alternative to those "sugar-plums."
  • 2 parts Sauza 901 Tequila
  • 1 part honey syrup
  • 2 dashes ginger juice
  • 1/2 lemon juice
Preparation: Combine all ingredients. Shake well. Strain and serve over ice in rocks glasses. Garnish with a slice of candied ginger.

First Class
Hitch a ride on the polar express with this first class holiday cocktail. Forget the candy canes; a sugar rim gives a festive appearance without being too over the top!

  • 2 parts Sauza 901 Tequila
  • 1 part Orange Curacao
  • 1 part fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 part agave nectar
  • 1 dash Angostura orange bitters
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Shake well for 10 seconds. Strain and pour into a martini glass. Rim glass with sugar.

Mexican Mule
The favorite cocktail of Sauza 901 Tequila's founder, Justin Timberlake. We all know "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays" will be playing at some point of the night, so why not mix up a toast?

  • 1 part Sauza 901 Tequila
  • 2 parts ginger beer
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
Preparation: Combine Sauza 901 Tequila and lime juice in a highball glass. Add ice. Pour ginger beer into glass. Garnish with fresh lime wedge.

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