Cinco De Mayo Low Cal. Cocktails from Tequila Avión

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Get tipsy with Tequila Avión on Cinco De Mayo!

Tequila Avión was named the “World’s Best Tasting Tequila” (San Francisco World Spirits Competition) and one of their Margarita recipes was titled as the “World’s Best Tasting Margarita” (Sixth Annual World Margarita Championship 2012).

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Rita Rioja

Rita Rioja
Rita Rioja

¾  oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

¾  oz. Simple Syrup (equal parts sugar and water)

1 ½  oz. Tequila Avión Reposado

Fresh Red Pepper

Cilantro 

Rub the rim of a glass with a wedge of fresh lime and dip into some salt. Add some spice to your margarita by muddling a piece of red pepper and a little bit of cilantro to bring out their natural flavors. Add your key ingredient: 1 ½  ounces Tequila Avión Reposado, and ¾  ounce each of fresh lime juice and simple syrup. Then fill your mixing glass with ice. Give your cocktail a good shake to chill, and strain it into your salted glass. Then, garnish with a piece of red pepper and cilantro. Enjoy!

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Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margarita
Blood Orange Margarita

1 ½  parts Tequila Avión

¾  part Cointreau Orange Liqueur

1 part Blood Orange Juice

½  part Fresh Sour Mix

In a cocktail shaker add all ingredients with ice.  Shake and strain; best served over fresh ice and garnish with an orange twist.

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Elevated Margarita

Elevated Margarita
Elevated Margarita

2 parts Avión Silver or Reposado

1 part Fresh Lime Juice

½  part Agave Nectar

Combine ingredients in shaker with ice, and shake vigorously.  Fine strain over fresh ice.  Garnish with a lime wheel.

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Papaya Smash

Papaya Smash
Papaya Smash

1 Slice of Fresh Papaya

¼  oz. Agave Nectar

1 ¼  oz. Avión Añejo

½  oz. Aperol

½  oz. Orange Juice

¾  oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Garnish with Fresh Papaya

Add a slice of fresh papaya and agave nectar to your mixing glass. Muddle to release the papaya flavor. Combine ingredients in shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain over ice, and garnish with a fresh slice of papaya.

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