Articles Tagged: Tequila

Mexican Egg Nog

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Did you know December 24th isn’t just Christmas Eve? It is also National Egg Nog Day! Get your nog on with this one, two punch from Suaza!

Ingredients:
3 parts Egg Nog (homemade or store bought)
1 part Sauza Conmemorativo Tequila
1 part Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whisky
Cinnamon

Directions:
In a shaker filled with ice combine Egg Nog, Tequila and Bourbon. Shake to combine and serve chilled with a dash of cinnamon on top.

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Tequila Don Julio 1942 Review

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Believe it or not, Don Julio is actually a man.  A man who is still alive, living in Mexico and making Tequila!  While Don Julio has passed on the reins of the distillery to the next generation, he is still an active participant in the business.  I think that is pretty cool.  I am always impressed when a distiller or a winemaker is actively involved in it’s operations, especially, the person who started them.  No … Read more

Twelve Days of Christmas Drinks – Day 7

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Seven Blue Swans a Swimming

Ingredients:
3/4oz. Tequila blanco
1/4oz. Blue Curacao
2-3 dashes Galliano
1-1/2oz. heavy cream

Directions:
Shake all the ingredients with ice. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.… Read more

Twelve Days of Christmas Drinks – Day 6

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Six Geese a- Eggnog

Ingredients:
1/2 cup eggnog
2 pinches nutmeg
1 pinch cloves
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon Mexican Chocolate (Ibarra cinnamon-flavored Mexican chocolate)
1-1/2 oz. Reposado Tequila
Mexican Chocolate Shavings

Ingredients:
In a saucepan, whisk together eggnog, nutmeg, cloves and cocoa powder. Heat mixture over med-low heat until simmering, do not boil. Slowly add the grated Mexican chocolate until … Read more

Hard Rocker Cider

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Ingredients:
1 cup Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila
4 cups apple cider
1 cup cranberry juice cocktail
¼ cup orange-flavored liqueur
1 tsp nutmeg
Cinnamon sticks, garnish

Directions:
In a pot or crockpot, heat and stir cider, cranberry juice cocktail, and nutmeg on low just until hot for 2 hours. Do not boil. When ready to serve, turn on high for 10 minutes and stir in tequila and liqueur. Garnish with a cinnamon stick. Makes 6 … Read more

5 Bottles To Buy Your Co-Workers

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We know that it’s time to pick up presents for your co-workers.  In our humble opinion, the best gift to buy is booze!   Who doesn’t like booze?  We also like wine, but this article is dedicated to booze.   We put together our top 5 picks for good booze that also happens to be priced right.  Good luck this holiday season.

Here are our top 5 for this holiday season:

    Svedka Vokda.  I will admit

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookie

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Ingredients:
3/4 oz Partida Blanco Tequila
1 oz Peppermint Schnapps
3/4 Godiva Liqueur
1-1/2oz Cream

Directions:
Rim martini glass with chocolate syrup and crushed candy canes. Shake ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into martini glass.

Courtesy of Partida Tequila.


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Toasted Macaroon

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Ingredients:
1 oz Coconut Milk
1-1/2 oz Coconut Rum
1/4 Licor 43
1/2 oz Partida Blanco Tequila
1/2 oz Frangelico

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with toasted coconut shavings on top.

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Smoked Peach Ice Tea

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Herradura Reposado   
½ oz Lemon Juice
1 ½ oz Peach Juice                     
1 ½ oz Earl Grey  tea
¼ oz Simple Syrup                 
¼ oz Mezcal
1 Lemon Twist                
1 Peach Slice

Directions:                
Fill a high ball with good quality cubed ice. Add all ingredients and stir thoroughly with a bar spoon. Garnish with a long lemon twist and/or a peach slice.

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Holiday Pearadise

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Ingredients:
1 ½ parts Tequila Avión Reposado Tequila
1 part pear juice
½ part honey / orange marmalade syrup
½ part Lemon juice
Sliced plum (reserve one slice for garnish)

Directions:
In a shaker, muddle ¾ of the plum with honey syrup in a shaker then add all ingredients. Shake and strain, then warm over a low heat.  Garnish with a plum slice to finish.

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