Thursday, April 30, 2015

A unique twist on a Derby Day Classic with @Hornitos!

It's time to get your fedora and blazer out because the Kentucky Derby is headed back to Churchill Downs this weekend for the 140th Run for the Roses!

Crowds will flock to Louisville to sip on Mint Juleps and watch "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" take place right before their eyes. For those of us who don't have the opportunity to party from the infield as the horses race by, Hornitos Tequila wants to offer a unique twist on a Derby Day classic to get the party started at home.

By combining the unique whiskey-like flavor of Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila and mint, you can saddle up with a cocktail that you'll want to place your bets on! Good Luck!

Mexican Mint Julep

  • 1 1/4 parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
  • 1/2 part Lime Juice
  • 3/4 part Simple Syrup
  • Mint Leaves
Preparation: Muddle mint leaves in a glass, combine remainder of ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain into the glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint leaves.

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