Tequila Cocktails for Memorial Day

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

INGREDIENTS:

  • 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

PREPARATION:
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

Ingredients
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!

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