Articles Tagged: Tequila

The Afterlife

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Ingredients:
1.5 oz Espolón Tequila Reposado
0.5 oz Frangelico
0.5 oz lemon juice
1 oz Chile Piquin-Cinnamon Syrup
2 dashes of Wormwood Bitters

Directions:
Shake ingredients together and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with lemon twist.

Created by Jorge Guzman. Courtesy Espolón Tequila

    Learn how to make your own flavored syrup

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Pumpkin Spice Mexican Coffee

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Ingredients:
1/4 cup Sauza Blue Silver Tequila
1/2 cup cream
2 tablespoons pumpkin spice syrup
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 cups freshly brewed hot coffee
Whipped cream

Directions:
In a saucepan, combine cream with pumpkin syrup, sugar, vanilla and spice. Brew your coffee and divide it between two mugs. To each mug add half of the Sauza Blue Tequila and the cream mixture … Read more

Tequila Don Julio 70 Añejo Claro Review

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We were recently invited to a dinner celebrating the San Francisco launch of the Don Julio 70 Añejo Claro tequila. The Don Julio 70 has been in the works for a while and was launched with two purposes. The first was to celebrate Don Julio Gonzalez’s (the man behind Don Julio) 70th anniversary as a distiller. The second was to introduce the world to a new class or type of tequila—a tequila that has been … Read more

Jalapeño Margarita

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Spice up your Margaritas with jalapeño-infused tequila!

Using a fresh jalapeño from my garden, I made a super-simple infusion that adds a little oomph to the basic Margarita. The spice level is moderate, so if you want a spicier result then add another pepper. Serve it with some chips and salsa, and you’re set.

Ingredients

2 oz jalapeño tequila*
¾ oz fresh orange juice
½ oz fresh lime juice
1 oz triple sec

Instructions

Add … Read more

Watermelon Jalapeño Slush

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My little jalapeño plant has been producing like a champ, so I’ll be sharing a few jalapeño-inspired cocktails. One of my favorite ingredients to mix with jalapeño is watermelon, and this frozen drink is the perfect thing for warm, later-summer afternoons. And this recipe is super easy, so you won’t have to wait long before you’re in sweet and spicy heaven!

Ingredients

    1 cup watermelon chunks, frozen
    2 oz silver tequila
    1 jalapeño, sliced
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Red, White and Blue

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    Layer 1

Ingredients:
½ oz Herradura Silver
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup
4 strawberries

    Layer 2

Ingredients:
1 oz Herradura Silver
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup

    Layer 3

Ingredients:
½ oz Herradura Silver
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup
12 Blueberries

    Garnish:

½ Strawberry
3 Blueberries

Directions:
Combine each set of ingredients in advance as you’ll want to blend these quickly one after another. Blend the ingredients … Read more

Hot Nantucket Night

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Served at Woodward at Ames in Boston, MA

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco
1 oz agave nectar
2 fresh cranberries
1 thin slice jalapeño pepper
1/2 oz lime juice
1 jalapeño, garnish 

Directions:
Muddle jalapeño and cranberries in a highball glass. Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, agave nectar, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice.
Shake well and strain into rocks glass over ice, muddled jalapeño and cranberries. Garnish with … Read more

Papacito

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Ingredients:
1 part Hornitos Anejo Tequila
½ part Tawny Port
¼ part orange liqueur (John DeKuyper & Sons™ 03 Premium Orange Liqueur is recommended)
Dash orange bitters

Directions:
Stir ingredients briskly, and strain in to a shot glass. Bite in to an orange wedge and imbibe.

Courtesy of Tequila Hornitos.… Read more

La Estrella

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This is the time of year before summer  gives us the kind of good weather that makes for lazy afternoons on the deck or at a backyard barbecue. For laid-back sipping, I like this refreshing and light cocktail that’s like margarita’s mellow cousin.

I used the beautiful Rio Star red grapefruits that are available right now, along with fresh lime, mint, tequila and triple sec. Estrella means star in Spanish, so I gave the drink … Read more

Toast Oprah Farewell with Tequila Cocktails

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After 25 years and many, many “Aha!” moments, Oprah signs off for good May 25th. How to toast the Queen of Daytime? Tequila, of course. The folks at Tequila Sauza whipped up these two tequila cocktails for you and your friends to enjoy during Oprah’s last call.

The “O” Revoir

Add a note of class to your farewell get-together with a Sauza Silver Tequila margarita spiked with some traditional celebratory bubbly and the delicious flavor … Read more

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