Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Tequila, you love it, you hate it, or you love to hate it. Either way, some of the best drinks include tequila. Whether you are having a "a straight tequila night"  or just enjoying it's company, tequila makes for a tasty cocktail. 

  • Classic Margarita:  .5 Triple Sec, 1.5 Tequila, topped with Margarita Mix, and a splash of lime. Garnish-Lime Wedge. Technique-Toss
  • Presidential Margarita: 1.5 Patron, .5 Cointreau, 1 oz OJ, and 1.5 Lime, topped with a Grand Marnier float. Garnish-Lime and Orange wedge. Technique-Toss
  • Raspberry Margarita: 1.5 Chambord, 1.0 Tequila, 1.0 Lime, 2.0 Margarita Mix, mixed with fresh raspberries. Garnish-Functional Garnish. Technique-Toss.
  • Pomegranate Margarita:  1.5 Pomegranate Juice, 1.0 Tequila. .5 Triple Sec, topped with Margarita Mix. Garnish-none. Technique-Toss 
  • Blue Hurricane: .5 pineapple, .5 Blue Curacao, .5 Tequila, .5 Triple Sec. Garnish-Orange Cherry Flag. Technique-Toss.
  • Malibu Margarita: .5 Tequila, 1.0 Malibu, .5 Midori, .25 Peach Schnapps, .25 Sour Apple Pucker, Topped with Sprite. Garnish-Orange. Technique-Toss
  • Tequila Sunrise: 1.0 Tequila,, filled with OJ, topped with Grenadine. Garnish-Orange/Cherry Flag, Technique-Build. 
  • Baby Guinness:  1.5 Patron XO, .75 Baileys. Garnis-None. Technique-Shake and Strain over ice. 
  • Beer-rita: 1.0 Tequila, .25 Triple Sec, 5 oz Corona, Topped with Sour Mix. Garnish-Lime Wedge. Technique-Build.
  • Cool Breeze: 1.0 Tequila, Agave, .5 Patron, Muddled Mint and Watermelon. Garnish-Fuctional garnish. Technique-Shake
  • Pink Lemonade: .5 Grenadine, 1.0 Tequila, Filled with Lemonade, topped with sprite. Garnish-Cherry Float. Technique-Build. 
  • Mexicana: 1.5 Tequila, .5 Grenadine, 1.0 Pineapple, 1.0 Lemon. Garnish-Lemon. Technique-Shake.
  • Mexican Flag: 1oz Tequila, 1oz Peach Schnapps, .5 oz Margarita Mix, .5 Cranberry. Garnish-none Technique-Shake 
  • Orange-licious: 1 oz Tequila, .5 Grand Marnier, 3 oz OJ, .5 oz Lime Juice. Garnish-Orange Twist. Technique-Shake and Strain over ice.
  • Red Rebel: 1.0 Tequila, 3oz Sprite, 1.5 Oz Cranberry
  • Bueno Vista- 1.0 Tequila, 2 oz Pomegranate Juice, 1 oz Lemon, 1/2 oz Simple Syrup, Topped with a lemon squeeze. Garnish-Fuctional Garnish Technique-Shake
  • Long Night 1 oz Patron XO Cafe, 1 oz crème de cacao, .5 oz : simple syrup, .5 half & half and a swirl of chocolate syrup. Garnish-Fuctional Garnish. Technique-Build.

When blending drinks, always remember to add more of your non alcoholic ingredient to keep the ice from overpowering the taste!

Take life with a grain of salt and a shot of tequila, Cheers!