Happy Hour | National Tequila Day 7/24

Happy Friday!! Sunday is National Tequila Day so I think it’s only fitting that this week’s happy hour is devoted to some new and tasty tequila cocktails.

Don’t forget, if you give these a try, let me know how you like them by tweeting me at @mistimichellexo.

Twisted Bocktail

Created by Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY Chapter President and Creative Director Seamstress, NY

Twisted Bocktail

Just as its name suggests, this beer cocktail highlights provides a refreshing twist by combining Tres Agaves Reposado’s wonderfully fresh taste with lemon and a splash of Hefeweisen.

1 ¼ parts Tres Agaves Reposado

¾ part Lemon

½ part Cointreau

½ part Simple Syrup

Hefeweisen

Combine all ingredients minus the beer; shake and strain into a highball. Top with beer and garnish with lemon.

Watermelon Crush
Created by Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY Chapter President and Creative Director Seamstress, NY

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Tres Agaves Blanco’s silky texture compliments the watermelon and hibiscus syrup incorporated into this beautifully light libation. 

2 parts Tres Agaves Blanco

3-4 pieces Watermelon (or use WTRMLN WTR if you don’t want to deal with cubing/muddling)

½ part Hibiscus Syrup (Boil hibiscus tea; once hot, add in equal parts white sugar to the tea and let dissolve)

¾ part Lime Juice

½ part Coconut Water

Muddle watermelon (or if about 3-4ozs of WTRMLN WTR)  and combine all ingredients. Shake and strain into a highball. Garnish with a thin watermelon slice.

The Bittersweet Truth

Created by Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY Chapter President and Creative Director Seamstress, NY

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This recipe features CRUZ’s limited edition Añejo; the gentle yet rich profile gives the classic Negroni a new twist, providing a unique way to enjoy tequila on its special day.

1 part CRUZ Añejo Tequila

¾ part Cynar

½ part Punt e Mes

½ part Carpano Antica

Chocolate Bitters

Stir all ingredients and serve up with an orange twist.

 

 

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