Tequila, Tequila, Tequila

Tequila, Tequila, Tequila!

With today commemorating the nectar of the agave gods, my friends at Patrón sent over some tasty cocktail recipes. While you think to yourself, “It’s Friday. The weekend is SO close …” I encourage you to just throw caution to the wind and go get yourself some Patrón. Consider this your invitation to play with your neglected in-home bar.

Invite some friends. It’s already the weekend in your head anyway

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LOS ANGELES | “Lil Mizz Sunshine” {Cover Photo}

Created by Rosie Ruiz, Cole’s

Ingredients | Serves 4-5

  • 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.

Mucho Mango- cocktail only

NEW YORK CITY | “Mucho Mango”

Created by Esteban Ordonez (NYC)

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 oz Patrón Citrónge Mango Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Pyrat Rum
  • 1/2 oz Mango Nectar
  • 3/4 oz Lime Juice
  • 3 Medium Basil Leaves
  • 2 Dashes Hibiscus Bitters
  • Pink Peppercorn Salt*

 

In a cocktail shaker, combine the first five ingredients, fill with ice and shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe that has been rimmed with the peppercorn salt. Garnish by floating the basil leaf and placing a few peppercorns on it.

* In a mortar combine 1 tsp of pink peppercorns with 3 tsps of coarse grain salt and grind to a medium grain powder.

Mango Splash-cocktail only

NYC | “Salpicon de Mango” {Mango Splash}

Created by Esteban Ordonez (NYC)

INGREDIENTS

  • 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.

Mango Frappe- cocktail only

NYC | “Mango Frappe”

Created by Esteban Ordonez 

INGREDIENTS

  • Patrón Citrónge Mango
  • Ultimat Vodka
  • Pineapple Juice

In a cocktail shaker, combine equal amounts Patrón Citrónge Mango, Ultimat Vodka and pineapple juice over ice. Shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a crushed iced-filled highball, and garnish with a mint sprig and pineapple wedge.

Esteban Ordonez

 

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