Excellence Tequila Recipes II

Tequila is actually more versatile than you think. Here in mexico is very popular to drink it straight, however there are countless ways to prepare it as a cocktail.

Last time we shared with you 3 basic Tequila recipes: Margarita, Sangrita and Tequila Gold. So we are expanding our cocktails database with these 3 more. Enjoy!

Tequila Frida
This cocktail was created in 2007, to coincide with the centennial of Frida Kahlo’s birth.  Juan Quintal, bars manager at Excellence Playa Mujeres, pays tribute to Frida Kahlo creating a cocktail with a mix of caribbean ingredients and tequila.

Tequila_FridaIngredients
1 1/2 Oz Tequila silver
1 Oz Mint cream
1/2 Oz Lemon juice
2 1/2 Oz Pineapple juice
1/2 Oz Natural syrup

Directions
Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass.
Add the pineapple, lemon juice and natural syrup.
Shake vigorously.
Place the ingredients into the glass.
Add mint cream.
Decorate with a lemon twist.

Tequila Old Fashion
This tasty and simple recipe will never go out of style.

tequila_oldfashionIngredients
1 1/2 Oz Tequila aged
1 Oz Sweet vermouth
1/3 Oz Fernet liqueur
1 Oz Sparkling water

Directions
Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass.
Add the vermouth and the Fernet and shake vigorously.
Place the ingredients into the glass and add sparkling water.
Decorate with slice of orange and cherry.


Tequila Sunrise

This popular cocktail can’t be miss when visiting Mexico. The denser ingredients (grenadine) of this tasty cocktail settle, creating gradations in color that mimic a sunrise.

Tequila_SunriseIngredients
1 1/2 Oz Tequila Silver
4 Oz Orange juice
1/2 Oz Grenadine

Directions
Pour 4 ice cubes in the mixer glass.
Pour tequila and orange juice into the mixer glass.
Shake vigorously.
Pour the ingredients over ice into the Highball glass.
Add grenadine.
Decorate with slice of orange and cherry.

 
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