Saturday, October 11, 2014

Set Sail this Columbus Day with Festive Craft Cocktails from Hornitos

This Columbus Day, raise your glass to the man bold enough to venture off and discover “The New World.” In honor of his discoveries, Hornitos® Tequila set out on an exploration of our own and have uncovered a treasure that is essential for your readers – introducing the refreshing Berried Treasure cocktail.

Hornitos® Tequila’s mixologist, Christian Sanders, created the Berried Treasure to celebrate America’s discovery, while also introducing some of the flavors of the fall with fresh blackberries and Hornitos® Reposado Tequila.

Berried Treasure
•     2 parts Hornitos® Reposado Tequila
·         ¾ part simple syrup *
·         ¾ part lemon
•     6-8 blackberries
•     1-2 rosemary sprigs
•     2 dashes Angostura® Bitters

*To make simple syrup, mix together 1 part sugar and 1 part water and bring to a boil (approximately 1-2 minutes). Cool before serving.

Preparation: Add rosemary sprig and muddle, then add 6 blackberries into a mixing glass and muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake well. Double strain into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a rosemary sprig and two blackberries.

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