The name Red Rooster is a play on words referencing the savoriness of the cocktail, since the recipe idea came from the Mexican chunky-style salsa pico de gallo, which means rooster’s beak. This cocktail was created for and built around the flavor profile of Fortaleza Tequila, whose blanco is incredibly herbaceous and vegetal. The rooster is also a big part of the Sauza family’s history and family crest. Guillermo Sauza is the sole owner … Read more
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2 oz. vodka
1/2 oz. dry gin
1/2 oz. dry vermouth
1 tbsp. tequila
Pinch of salt
2 oz. tomato juice
Combine in a shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a Collins or other tall glass.
Atomic Bodyslams to Whiskey Zippers
by Adam Rocke
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Many cocktails are enhanced with a rim of salt or sugar around the glass. Think of the salt coating a margarita glass. It looks great, and it’s also really easy! Here’s how you do it.
Moisten the rim. For drinks that contain lemon or lime: take a wedge of the citrus with a slot cut into it and put it on the rim. Squeeze gently as you rub it around the rim of the … Read more
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