Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Want To Spice Things Up On National Tequila Day? Add Some Whiskey!

This National Tequila Day, Thursday, July 24, celebrate with a 100% agave tequila that provides a smooth taste in each and every sip – Hornitos® Tequila. With the rising popularity of tequila, the stage is set for an epic celebration. Hornitos has you covered with a few new options to indulge in this National Tequila Day.

Hornitos Black Barrel® is a groundbreaking new spirit that is celebrating its first National Tequila Day this yearTriple aged to create a uniquely complex tequila with whiskey characteristics, the newest premium offering from Hornitos is a spirit unlike anything else in the tequila category. While Black Barrel® is best on the rocks or neat, it is also a perfect blend for a unique tequila cocktail.

La Bamba
·         2 parts Hornitos Black Barrel®
·         ½ part lime juice
·         ½ part agave
·         ½ part Chile liqueur (or dash of hot sauce)
·         Ginger beer
Preparation: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass (except ginger beer), add ice, and shake vigorously. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve in a coupe glass.

Cherry Valance
·         1 ½ parts Hornitos Black Barrel®
·         ½ part Applejack
·         ½ part fresh lemon juice
·         ⅓ part pomegranate syrup
·         Egg white
Preparation: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass, add ice and shake extremely vigorously until egg whites are mixed well. Serve in a coupe glass.

You can also sip Hornitos Lime Shot, which simplifies the tequila process and eliminates any post-tequila shot cringe that you may experience. No matter what your preferred option is, Hornitos has you covered for the holiday!

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