Monday, March 31, 2014

Celebrate this Epic Television Premiere Week with Hornitos Tequila

We’re quickly approaching an epic week in television season premieres – Game of Thrones (4/6) and Mad Men (4/13).

We know what we can expect out of these shows; a series of fiery battles, a variety of twists and turns and great drinks. I can’t think of a better way to watch than by sitting back, relaxing, and indulging in one of these Hornitos® series inspired cocktails.

With tensions rising in the Seven Kingdoms, watch as Daenerys and her dragons embark on a journey to claim the Iron Throne as her birthright. Sit back, relax and enjoy the battles ensue right in front of your eyes with this Hornitos® Game of Thrones series-inspired cocktail.

Fire & Ice
·         1 part Hornitos® Plata Tequila
·         1 part concord grape juice
·         ½ part lemon juice
Add ingredients to glass over ice and stir

Knowing the twist, turns and cliffhangers awaiting viewers; we wanted to offer your readers a taste of Don Draper’s favorite cocktail – this time with a twist of our own.

A Black Barrel® Old Fashioned uses the NEW Hornitos® Black Barrel® - this inventive spirit starts as 100% blue agave tequila, which is aged three distinct times to impart flavorful whiskey notes!

Black Barrel® Old Fashioned
·         1 part simple syrup
·         1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
·         0.5 part amaro
·         2 dashes bitters
·         2 dashes Orange bitters
·         Orange peel
·         Add simple syrup, Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila, amaro and bitters together and stir, adding in ice. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with an orange peel.

The Neruda
·         2 parts Hornitos® Black Barrel®
·         1 part sweet vermouth
·         Dash of house bitters
·         Candied habañero
·         Lemon
·         Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass, stir and serve over ice with a lemon twist and garnish with candied habañero. Serve in a rocks glass.

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