As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end – including summer. While you are relishing the remaining beach days and making plans for one last BBQ, you can still enjoy the summer weather with a refreshing cocktail in hand. Labor Day (September 7) is the perfect occasion for a farewell celebration to cap off summer with tequila cocktails you can make at home from the shot-taking tequila brand Hornitos Tequila.
Shake things up this Labor Day with the Pineapple Fizz, a refreshingly sweet cocktail featuring Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila, or Tequila Bee’s Knees, an energizing citrus cocktail, featuring Hornitos Reposado Tequila with a maraschino cherry and a lemon twist to garnish.
- 1 ½ part Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
- ¾ parts fresh pineapple juice
- ½ part fresh lime juice
- ¼ part agave syrup
- 1 dash Angostura® bitters
- Splash of seltzer
- Pineapple chunks
Preparation: Combine all ingredients except seltzer in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and add a splash of seltzer. Garnish with a pineapple chunk skewer and a pineapple leaf.
Tequila Bee’s Knees
- 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Reposado Tequila
- ¾ part fresh lemon juice
- ½ part fresh cranberry juice
- ½ part honey
- Maraschino cherry
- Lemon twist
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry and a lemon twist.