Hornitos Tequila ‘Not Just Any Sangrita’ on National Tequila Day

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National Tequila Day is TODAY, and Hornitos® Tequila is inviting tequila fans to celebrate the holiday with an authentic Mexican sipping partner. Sangrita was born in the same state as tequila: Jalisco. It is a spicy and zesty beverage which is traditionally paired with a shot of Plata (silver/blanco) tequila to complement its agave taste. The traditional method is to alternate sips of tequila with sangrita, but it is sometimes mixed with the tequila and served in a single glass.

The pairing has been popular in Mexico since the 1920s– before tequila was even a common drink in the rest of the world.

Even though the U.S. consumes almost twice as much tequila as Mexico each year, National Tequila Day should serve as a holiday to get back to tequila’s roots. As one of the most regulated spirits, each bottle must be a product of Mexico, so there’s a great deal of work and pride that goes into making the product. Hornitos® Plata tequila is made with 100% Blue Agave tequila making it the ideal sangrita partner. Skip the margaritas this year, and try Hornitos® Not Just Any Sangrita.

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Hornitos® Not Just Any Sangrita

Ingredients: (Serving for 6)

Hornitos 'Not Just Any Sangrita
Hornitos ‘Not Just Any Sangrita’

6 Parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila

5 Parts Tomato Juice

5 Parts Pineapple Juice

1 Part Fresh-Squeezed Lime Juice

Teaspoon of Hot Sauce

1 Pinch of Salt

4 Mexican Worcestershire Sauce

1/2 Teaspoon Crushed Garlic

Method: 

Mix ingredients 2-8 well; chill in the fridge. Serve in a tall shot glass. For best flavor, make a day before serving. Serve your freshly-made Sangrita with a smooth shot of Hornitos® Plata Tequila. Sip alternately.

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