2014 Recipe File: Palpable Tequila Cocktails
With National Tequila Day upon us tomorrow, Thursday July 24th, owners should be thinking about appropriate ways to maximize their profits on this delicious day.
What better way to increase revenue and have a little fun than with tequila cocktails? None.
Bitter Summer Zapatista
1 ½ oz. Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila
Beginning with Agave Nectar and pepper, combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice into tall glass. Garnish with long grapefruit peel.
The Garden Fresh Skinny Summerita
1 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker (except cucumber wheel) filled with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into a chilled glass and garnish with cucumber wheel.
The Spicy Patriot
4-5 fresh cucumber slices
Muddle the cucumbers and raspberries in the bottom of an old fashioned glass. Pour the jalapeño-infused lime juice, orange bitters, and Blue Nectar Silver into an iced cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain over muddled cucumbers and raspberries. Float Red Bull over top, and garnish with fresh cucumber and jalapeño slices as desired.
Pineapple Serrano Margarita
2 oz. Herradura Silver
Crush pineapple and chili slices in the base of a shaker with a muddler. Add cubed ice and remaining ingredients; shake hard and strain over ice in an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a chili and a star Anise pod.
2 oz. Avión Silver
Muddle watermelon with agave nectar in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients, and shake vigorously with ice. Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish as desired.
1 oz. Cabo Reposado Tequila
Add all ingredients to an ice-filled highball glass. Stir and garnish with a Lime Wheel.
2 oz. Sandeman Founder's Reserve Porto
Muddle the strawberries in the fresh lime and almond syrup. Add the tequila and Sandeman with ice and shake well. Strain over ice into highball glass (or other tall glass of choice). Top with champagne and stir briefly.
Ay Chiwowa Mexi Mule
1 ½ oz. Lunazul blanco tequila
Combine the tequila, fresh orange juice and ginger beer over ice in a glass. Stir as desired.
Margarita de Sangre
2 oz. Blood Orange Puree
Combine ingredients. Stir as desired.