Articles Tagged: Tequila

4th of July Watermelon Cocktail

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No 4th of July barbecue is complete without watermelon. I’d like to amend that statement to include watermelon cocktails!

This refreshing summer cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to whatever you’ll be throwing on the grill this Independence Day. Martha Stewart inspired this recipe, which I adapted from her watermelon and basil margaritas.

The watermelon is cool and refreshing, while the mint and basil balance the sweetness and give it a fresh, crisp herbal note. You … Read more

Patrón Social Club

Patrón recently launched it’s new and improved “Patrón Social Club,” a place where tequila aficionados can learn more about the brand, ID their bottle, learn about Patrón-sponsored events, and try out some very good tequila cocktails.

What makes this different from the ordinary spirit brand website is the way they have brought in content from some of the blogosphere’s top voices. They include, Urbandaddy, Thrillist.com, Daily Candy, and going.com, and cover a wide range of … Read more

Corzo Silver Tequila Review

The first thing that grabs your attention about Corzo tequila is the bottle: square, smooth, and modern—not unlike a really nice cologne bottle.

But when you get past the attractive packaging, there’s a friendly tequila inside waiting to play.

It has a thin mouthfeel and an approachable taste. Though it is 100% agave, it lacks the grassy flavor often found in such tequilas.

This is a clean-tasting tequila for sipping or mixing. I found that … Read more

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for a Father’s Day gift that is both thoughtful and quick?

These picks are unique liquors that stand out among other spirits of the same type. What better way to show Dad that you think he’s one of a kind.

I’ve included multiple price ranges, but these were chosen for their taste and not their price tag.

Here are a few liquor picks for the discerning Dad on your gift-shopping list:… Read more

Single-Malt Scotch:
Aberlour

The Glass Makes the Drink

At the recent Nightclub & Bar Conference in Las Vegas, I had the pleasure to attend a seminar lead by Georg Riedel. What a treat, not only did I learn firsthand from a master about fine glassware and how it enhances all types of spirits but I learned how the Reidel family figured it all out. Said Greog to my question, “We’ve been doing this a long time.” And they have the family-run Austrian company … Read more

Gentleman’s Guide to Drinking Tequila

It being Cinco de Mayo, the folks at Asylum.com, with the help of Joanne Weir author of “Tequila: A Guide to Types, Flights, Cocktails, and Bites along with a few thoughts from Beam Global Tequila Ambassadors Jaime Rodriguez, Jaime Salas and Eddie Perales — the guys behind Sauza’s Hornitos tequila.

“As Weir stresses the spirit deserves a finer appreciation than it normally receives on the sticky floor of a frat house.”

This is a prefect … Read more

Cinco de Mayo Margarita Recipe Roundup

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It isn’t Cinco de Mayo without margaritas! (OK, so it technically still would be the 5th of May. But not as fun.)

Here are some great recipes for your fiesta.

Whether it’s a classic margarita on the rocks or a frozen concoction with new flavors, it’s margarita time!

    Classic Margarita: You can’t go wrong with the classic margarita (remember, no sour mix!).
    Cadillac Margarita: A high-end margarita recipe with Cointreau and Grand Marnier, a reader … Read more

Herradura’s Cincorita

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla where Mexico defeated French troops that outnumbered them almost two-to-one after only two hours of fighting! The holiday has been celebrated in California since 1863, as a symbol of solidarity in response to the French occupation of Mexico from 1863-1867.

Cinco de Mayo is the largest tequila consumption day in the U.S. In fact, Americans can’t get enough of Mexico’s native spirit. Since 2002, U.S. imports … Read more

Cinco de Mayo Cocktails from Cabo Wabo

Cabo Wabo, the Ultra Premium Tequila created by the Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar suggests we all rock out this Cinco de Mayo. To help out, they created these Tequila cocktails in the fun-loving spirit of Cabo San Lucas.

Cabo Alemja
Ingredients

1 oz Cabo Reposado tequila
1 oz Cabo Blanco tequila
1 oz Clamato juice

Instructions

Shake it up and serve over ice in a salt-rimmed rocks glass. Rock it out with a lime wheel.… Read more

Agave 99 Kosher Tequila

A New York company is producing 500,000 cases of Kosher Tequila, and at a whopping 99 proof. Highlighting its alcohol content, the makers named it Agave 99. Using methods certified by a rabbi in a Mexican distillery, Agave 99 will be available in the States by Cinco de Mayo (that’s May 5th for all you gringos). Although Cinco de Mayo is the launch date, the producer, Star Industries, will release a limited amount for passover … Read more