If you’ve been looking for an excuse to sit back and relax with a refreshing cocktail in hand, there’s good news coming your way. This Wednesday, July 24th is National Tequila Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with delicious cocktail from Hornitos Tequila.
Check out two recipes from Hornitos that are sure to make National Tequila Day unforgettable – whether you’re looking to unwind with a light and refreshing Grilled Grapefruit Paloma,or something bright and sweet like the Pineapple Fizz.
GRILLED GRAPEFRUIT PALOMA
2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
1 part fresh lime juice
¾ part ginger sage syrup
2 dashes Angostura® bitters
Top with grapefruit beer (appx. 1 part)
Preparation: Combine equal parts sugar and water with 1 ginger slice and 4 sage sprigs and bring to a boil to create ginger sage syrup. Allow the mixture to cool, combine all ingredients except grapefruit beer in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice and top with grapefruit beer. Garnish with a grilled grapefruit slice.
1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
¾ part fresh pineapple juice
½ part fresh lime juice
¼ part agave syrup
1 dash Angostura® bitters
Splash of seltzer
Preparation: Combine all ingredients except seltzer in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and add a splash of seltzer. Garnish with a pineapple chunk skewer and a pineapple leaf.