Articles Tagged: Tequila

Limoncello – Cocktail Q & A

Jan writes in,

“I received a bottle of limoncello recently as a gift. How do I serve this? Are there any special drinks that I can make with this?”

Well, I like it best served ice cold—I keep a bottle in the freezer—in a shot or cocktail glass. Sip accordingly. It is also very nice served with a small bit of lemon sorbet and a shot of vodka.

It is a terrific lemony addition to … Read more

New Holiday Cocktails

The nice people at Maker’s Mark and Herradura sent us some great new holiday-themed cocktails.

Stocking – A combination of Herradura Silver Tequila and pomegranate juice

The folks at Herradua tell us “This authentic Mexican cocktail combines the season’s most celebrated fruit, the pomegranate, with the culture’s symbol of good luck, the herradura (the horseshoe). Historically known within Mexican culture as the fruta de la abundancia (fruit of abundance), the pomegranate plays a significant role … Read more

Mexican Hot Chocolate – This Week’s Drink Recipe

OK, I took a bit of a break, but I’ve been traveling. Got that old day job to take care of, ya know. While I was back in New York City, I needed this week’s drink to combat the chill and quench my thirst for tequila.

Ingredients

    Tequila (this recipe uses Hornitos Plata)
    2 cups milk
    1 disk of Mexican chocolate
    Whipped cream

Instructions

Warm the milk and chocolate in a saucepan. Stir with a … Read more

New Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is one of our favorites holidays and we spend a good deal of October getting ready for this spooky night.

One thing we do every year is add a bunch of need creepy cocktails to our collection.

Here’s a few of our new dastardly favorites:

    Caramel Apple Shot
    Ghost by Smirnoff
    Ghosts by Tezon
    Hauntini 
    Pumpkin Martini
    Scream Soda
    Skellitini
    Vampire’s Kiss by Malibu
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Charro Negro

The month of October begins preparation for one of Mexico’s most celebrated and historic holidays, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) which falls on November 1 and 2. Tequila Herradura, one of the world’s most revered and storied premium tequila, is featuring the Herradura Charro Negro, referring to the traditional cowboy of Mexico who sometimes dresses in black when mourning a loved one, as its drink of the month in recognition of the … Read more

New Rules for College Football Fans to Live By

OK, I know this site is about cocktails, not College Football. However, being a huge fan of both, I felt the need to share this clever list of rules from ESPN.com’s Page 2.

Here’s a sample of some rules that apply to us “of age” fans:

“27. You are allowed to start tailgating six hours before kickoff.
27a. If you want to remember the game, do not drink heavily during those six hours.
27b. Four Read more

This Week’s Drink – Lijit Cocktail

This week’s drink goes out to Lijit, the Colorado (go, Buffs!) company that supplies site search for all of you loyal Drink of the Week readers.

We created this drink specially for the hard working folks at Lijit, who when not helping you to find great cocktails on Drink of the Week, enjoy tequila and Midori.

They also had an arbitrary iPhone giveaway and and picked yours truly as a winner, for giving them inspiration … Read more

More Summer Cocktails

As we slide into the heat of August (actually it is cold a foggy here in ess-eff) we found this great collection over on at FoodNetwork.com. They have 3 years worth of cool cocktails to go through, we love the Long Island Green Tea (pictured: photo FoodNetwork.com).

Enjoy!

Summer Cocktails 2007 – Food Network

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National Tequila Day

July is a month of celebration, so not only do we celebrate our independence we celebrate National Tequila Day. The folks at Herradura sent this recipe to enjoy and celebrate the wonders of Tequila.

Herradura Mango Mojito
Ingredients

1 ½ oz of Herradura Silver Tequila
3 fresh mint sprigs
2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 ½ oz fresh mango juice
Splash of club soda

Instructions

Muddle the mint leaves, sugar and lime … Read more

Herradura Splash

This refreshing summer cocktail comes from the nice folks at Herradura Tequila (review to come). Tired of margaritas? (As if!) The Herradura Splash is a unique combo of pineapple, cranberry and premium tequila. YUM!

Ingredients

1 ¼ oz of Herradura Silver Tequila
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz cranberry juice
Splash of lemon-lime soda

Instructions

In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, juices, lemon-lime soda, and shake. Serve over ice.

Herradura Tequila

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