Monday, July 25, 2016

Get In the Spirit Of Summer with Tequila Don Julio!



Tequila fans rejoice! Although National Tequila Day has come and gone this year, there are still plenty of reasons to enjoy a yummy cocktail. Instead of reaching for just any bottle to whip up a batch of the same old margaritas, bring your beverage A-Game with specialty cocktails made with Tequila Don Julio. As Mexico's original luxury craft tequila, Tequila Don Julio is sure to elevate your experience and add authenticity to any celebration.

As if you need an excuse to enjoy tequila this summer, get in the spirit with these fun and fresh sips created by mixologist Ben Scorah. 

If you're looking to impress, try the Snapped cocktail, an unexpected mix of sugar pea infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco and lime juice that's guaranteed to have your guests coming back for more. More of a tequila novice than an agave aficionado? Not to worry! the It's So Easy, made with Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh grapefruit and lime juice, ginger beer, and basil, lives up to the name and will instantly upgrade your fun-day activities! 



Snapped
Created by Mixologist Ben Scorah
Serve in a Rocks Glass/Yield 1 drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 ounces Sugar Snap Pea Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco
  • 2/3 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2/3 ounce Fresh Mint and Sugar Snap Pea Syrup
  • Split Snap Pea for Garnish
*Sugar Snap Pea Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco
Ingredients
  • 1 750 ml bottle Tequila Don Julio Blanco
  • 100 g Fresh Snap Peas
  • 1/2 Lemon Zested
Preparation: Combine split open fresh snap peas, Tequila Don Julio Blanco and lemon zest into a large glass bottle. Let sit in a cool dark place for 2-4 days. Place bottle into a large pot of water and heat to 135 degrees for 4 hours. Strain contents through a fine strainer and let cool. 

**Fresh Mint and Sugar Pea Syrup
Ingredients
  • 75 g Fresh Mint (picked of stems)
  • 75 g Fresh Snap Peas
  • 1 cup Simple Syrup
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
Preparation: Combine fresh mint, split open fresh snap peas and simple syrup into a large glass bottle. Place bottle into a large pot of water and heat to 120 degrees for 4 hours. Strain contents through a fine strainer. Add sea salt and let cool.

Preparation: Combine Sugar Snap Pea Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lemon juice, and fresh mint and snap pea syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with split snap pea.


It's So Easy
Created by Mixologist Ben Scorah
Serve in a Collins Glass?Yield 1 drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco
  • 3 ounces Ginger Beer
  • 3/4 ounces Grapefruit Juice
  • 1/2 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1 Sprig Fresh Basil
  • Basil Sprig and Lime Wheel for Garnish
Preparation: Lightly muddle fresh basil in a cocktail shaker and add tequila Don Julio Blanco, grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with basil sprig and lime wheel.

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