As Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, we are constantly reminded of the significant relationships within our lives, or lack there-of. Whether you’re celebrating with a loved-one or protesting the holiday with friends, cocktails are a Valentine’s Day necessity. Hornitos Tequila is here to help you raise a glass during this season of love, regardless of relationship status. Indulge yourself in a Mint Chocolate Black Barrel before you crack open a box of heart-shaped chocolates, or enjoy a Tequila Bee’s Knees over a romantic dinner.
Mint Chocolate Black Barrel
1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
¾ part chocolate liqueur
2 dashes Angostura® bitters
Preparation: Lightly muddle 3-5 mint leaves in a shaker. Add remainder of ingredients into the shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a strawberry.
Tequila Bee’s Knees
1 ½ parts Hornitos® Reposado Tequila
¾ part fresh lemon juice
½ part fresh cranberry juice
½ part honey
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry and a lemon twist.