Get your daily serving of fruit with a mango, peach, grapefruit or strawberry tequila cocktail!
How can you not love a holiday that's all about cocktails! It's National Tequila Day today. The breezy, sunny summer weather is the perfect compliment for a cool tequila cocktail...am I right? Yes! And if you've been skimping on eating fruit, well, there are cocktails that have pineapple like the La Caifana, then there's the Fresa Breeze, or the Spice of Life (above photo)they've got strawberries, the yummy Peach Colored Glasses, or try the Ruby Margarita, it's chockful of healthy grapefruits.
There are also super easy cocktails to make like the VitaFrute Organic Margarita and new twists on classics like the Mexican Mule.
Read on and enjoy!
2 oz. Casa Noble Reposado
Fresh grapefruit juice
½ oz. fresh lime juice
Splash of fizz
Pour ingredients over ice.
Mad Mango, Peach Colored Glasses and more cocktails up next
Created by Tomas Delos Reyes
2 oz. Partida Reposado Tequila
½ oz. agave nectar
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
½ oz. mango puree
2 jalapeño disc/slices
In shaker, muddle 1 jalapeño disc with agave nectar. Add ingredients into shaker and shake over ice. Strain over ice, garnish with jalapeño disc floating on top.
Peach Colored Glasses
Created by Meaghan Montagano- Extra Fancy (NYC)
1.5 oz. DeLeón Premium Tequila
1oz. Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach
0.75 oz. spiced honey syrup
0.5 oz. lemon juice
0.5 oz. peach puree
Sparkling brut rosé
Shake DeLeón tequila, Grand Marnier, syrup, lemon, and peach puree over ice and top with a splash of the rosé.
2 oz. Pura Vida Reposado Tequila
1 oz. fresh lime juice
4 oz. ginger beer
Pour ingredients into a copper mug filled with ice. Stir to combine and chill. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Salpicon de Mango (Mango Splash)
Created by Esteban Ordonez (NYC)
1.5 oz. Patrón Citrónge Mango Liqueur
1 oz. Patrón Silver Tequila
3/4 oz. Lime Juice (or the juice of a medium-sized lime)
3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
3/4 oz. Orange Juice
Long Splash Chilled Club Soda
Fill a large rocks glass or double old fashioned glass with ice. Combine all ingredients over the ice, adding the club soda in the end gently. Stir to mix all ingredients and garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig if desired.
Created by Karen Grill- Sassafras Salon (LA)
1.5 oz. DeLeón Platinum Tequila
0.5 oz. La Niña Primario
.75 oz. pineapple chili shrub
0.5 oz. lime juice
Add all the ingredients except the cinnamon into a cocktail jigger (shaker) and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice and pour into a rocks glass. Shave cinnamon over the top and garnish with a pineapple slice and a jalapeño slice.
Created by Tomas Delos Reyes
2oz Partida Blanco Tequila
1/2oz agave nectar
3/4oz fresh lime juice
2 tsp diced cucumber
Mint sprig (optional)
Muddle strawberries and agave nectar in a shaker. Add ingredients and shake over ice. Strain over ice and top with diced cucumber. Garnish with mint sprig (optional).
Signature Margarita from Añejo: New York, NY
2 oz. Casa Noble Crystal
.25 oz. Combier Liqueur d'Orange
.75 oz. lime juice
.75 oz. Agave syrup
Add ingredients to shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds. Strain into a 9oz rocks or margarita glass over fresh ice. Salted rim optional. Garnish with a lime wheel.
1 ½ oz. Partida Reposado Tequila
1 ½ oz. fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
½ oz. Cointreau
½ oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
½ oz. French Cassis
Shake the first 4 ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Dribble the ½ oz. French Cassis down the inside of the glass so it will settle at the bottom.
Lil Mizz Sunshine
Created by Rosie Ruiz, Cole’s (LA)
6 oz Roca Patrón Reposado
2 oz Patrón Citrónge Mango
3 oz Orange/Chamomile Tea-Infused Sweet Vermouth
3 oz Lime Juice
10 White Sugar Cubes
6 oz Club Soda
Muddle sugar cubes with lime juice, Stir all ingredients (except for club soda) with ice. Strain over 1 large block of ice. Add club soda, and garnish with orange wheels and edible flowers.
Orange Chamomile infused sweet vermouth:
-5 tsp Orange Chamomile Tea Leaves
-750ml Dolin Sweet Vermouth
Infuse tea in vermouth for 2 hours. After 2 hours, strain out tea and refrigerate.
3 oz. Casa Noble Single Barrel Reposado Tequila
2.5 oz. lime juice
1.5 oz. Agave Nectar
1 oz. soda water
Shake and strain over fresh ice.
*NOTE: This drink is too big to build in a pint glass, so, please note that it has to be built in a shaker.
½ oz. Pura Vida Silver Tequila
½ oz. Pura Vida Reposado Tequila
½ oz. Pura Vida Añejo Tequila
1 oz. NARANJA Orange Liqueur
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
½ oz. Pura Vida Organic Agave Nectar
In a shaker with ice, combine combine all ingredients. Shake to chill and combine. Strain into an ice filled margarita glass with a salted rim. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Spice of Life
Created by Damian Windsor of Power House (LA)
1 oz. Roca Patrón Silver
1 oz. Patrón Citrónge Lime
1 oz. Frangelico
.5oz. lime juice
2 slices of jalapeno
Muddle strawberries to a paste, add liquid ingredients and cubed ice, shake and strain onto fresh ice in a double old fashioned glass and garnish with a half strawberry and jalapeno slices.