Get in the Spirit on National Tequila Day with TEQUILA DON JULIO

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Tequila fans, rejoice! National Tequila Day is just around the corner, and this year, instead of reaching for just any bottle to whip up a batch of the same old margaritas, bring your beverage A-game with specialty cocktails made with Tequila Don Julio. As Mexico’s original luxury craft tequila, Tequila Don Julio is sure to elevate your experience and add authenticity to the celebration.

As if you need another excuse to enjoy tequila this summer, get in the spirit on Sunday, July 24th with these fun and fresh sips created by mixologist Ben Scorah.

If you’re looking to impress, try the Snapped cocktail, an unexpected mix of sugar snap pea infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco and lime juice that’s guaranteed to have your guests coming back for more. More of a tequila novice than an agave aficionado? Not to worry, the It’s So Easy, made with Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh grapefruit and lime juice, ginger beer and basil, lives up to the name and will instantly upgrade your Sunday Funday festivities.

Cheers!

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Snapped
Created by Mixologist Ben Scorah

Snapped
Snapped

1 1/2 oz Sugar Snap Pea Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco*
2/3 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
2/3 oz Fresh Mint and Sugar Snap Pea Syrup**
Split Snap Pea for Garnish

*Sugar Snap Pea Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco

Ingredients:
1 750 ml bottle Tequila Don Julio Blanco
100 g Fresh Snap Peas
1/2 Lemon Zested

Preparation:
1. Combine split open fresh snap peas, Tequila Don Julio Blanco and lemon zest into a large glass bottle.
2. Let sit in a cool dark place for 2-4 days.
3. Place bottle into a large pot of water and heat to 135 degrees for 4 hours.
4. Strain contents through a fine strainer and let cool.

**Fresh Mint and Sugar Snap Pea Syrup

Ingredients:
75 g Fresh Mint (picked of stems)
75 g Fresh Snap Peas
1 cup Simple Syrup
1/4 tsp Sea Salt

Preparation:
1. Combine fresh mint, split open fresh snap peas and simple syrup into a large glass bottle.
2. Place bottle into a large pot of water and heat to 120 degrees for 4 hours.
3. Strain contents through a fine strainer.
4. Add sea salt and let cool.

Preparation:
Combine Sugar Snap Pea Infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lemon juice and fresh mint and snap pea syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
Strain contents into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
Garnish with split snap pea.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Rocks Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol

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It’s So Easy
Created by Mixologist Ben Scorah

It's So Easy
It’s So Easy

1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco
3 oz Ginger Beer
3/4 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1 sprig Fresh Basil
Basil Spring and Lime Wheel for Garnish

Preparation:
Lightly muddle fresh basil in a cocktail shaker.
Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and ice. Shake well.
Strain contents into a Collins glass over fresh ice.
Top with ginger beer and garnish with basil spring and lime wheel.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Collins Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol

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