Monday, July 25, 2016

The Perfect Cocktails to Celebrate Tequila Any Day!

Although National Tequila Day has once again passed us by, there are still so many reasons to celebrate. Whether your reason is that you have a great job, the perfect significant other, a supportive family and friends or even just because you're having an awesome and amazing day ~ Pick up a bottle or two of Hornitos Tequila and enjoy the day and evening while going outside the box and trying a new spin on a tasty cocktail with the recipes below. 

Hornitos Paloma

  • 1 part Hornitos Plata Tequila
  • 2 parts fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 part simple syrup
  • 2 parts club soda
  • Rosemary for garnish (optional)
Preparation: Build in order over ice in a tall glass, stirring once before adding soda and once after. Garnish with a lime wedge or grapefruit wedge and rosemary if desired.

Hornitos Manhattan
  • 1 1/2 parts Hornitos Anejo Tequila
  • 1/2 part sweet vermouth
  • 1 tsp. maraschino cherry juice
Preparation: Combine all ingredients over ice and stir. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry. Serve up with no ice.

Hornitos Old Fashioned
  • 1 1/2 parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
  • 1 part simple syrup
  • 1/2 part amaro liqueur
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
Preparation: Combine simple syrup, Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila, amaro and bitters. Add ice and stir. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with an orange peel. Enjoy!

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