Forget The Flowers or Boxers – Show Some LOVE This Valentine’s Day with HORNITOS TEQUILA

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Hornets Black Barrel
Hornets Black Barrel

Chances are, guys aren’t as into the Valentine’s Day hype as ladies are – instead of buying flowers or boxers, show some love and creativity by preparing a well-made drink for your Valentine! The below “Lovestruck by Lemon” or “Cupid’s Cider” cocktails would be the perfect way for your readers to surprise their date and thank him/her for the gifts – while enjoying some quality time together, of course!

This Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday so ladies can look forward to a romantic, stress-free evening by giving their man just what he wants – Hornitos® Black Barrel. The “whiskey-like” tequila makes a great gift for tequila and whiskey lovers alike, and one of the below recipes is all the couple will need to make the evening special.




Lovestruck by Lemon
Lovestruck by Lemon

– 1 ¼ Parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
– ½ Part Lemon Juice
– ¼ Part Agave
– Lemon Wedge

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.



Cupid's Cider
Cupid’s Cider

– 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
– ¾ Part Apple Cider
– 2 Parts Water
– ¾ Part Cinnamon Syrup *
– 1 Part Lemon Juice
– 2 Dashes Angostura® Bitters

Preparation: Combine all ingredients together and serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and an apple wedge. Can be served hot or cold.
*To make cinnamon syrup: Mix together 1 part sugar, 1 part water and 4 crushed cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil (approximately 1-2 minutes). Once cooled down, strain into a glass.


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