Tequila gets such a bad rap!! It’s not just for shots, there are so many amazing things you can do with this spirit. Here are a few drinks that are fairly easy to make. Enjoy one this holiday weekend!
The Lone Ranger by Jeffrey Morgenthaler
- 1.5 oz Silver tequila
- 1 oz Lemon juice
- .5 oz Rich simple syrup (two parts sugar, one part water)
- 2 oz Brut rosé sparkling wine
- Garnish: Lemon twist
- Glass: Collins
Add the tequila, lemon juice and simple syrup to a shaker. Fill with ice and shake. Open the shaker and add the sparkling wine, then strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Tequila Mint Sour by Jordan Catapano
2 ounces tequila
2 ounces homemade sweet & sour
3/4 ounce mint simple syrup
Squeeze of a lemon wedge
Add large thin slices of lemons, plenty of mint, and serve over ice. Enjoy!