Sunday, November 30, 2014

Deck the bar with 3 signature cocktails sure to bring good cheer!

Tis the season! There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a good cocktail.

Sauza® 901® Tequila, the co-branded partnership between Sauza Tequila and Justin Timberlake, wants to make sure that you are prepped to get through the holidays – in style. Save the tinsel and sparkle for home décor, these classic cocktails have just the right amount of holiday spirit without being cheesy.

Honey Tee-quila
Sauza® 901® Tequila’s Honey Tee-quila is a refreshingly smooth cocktail, perfect for adding just a touch of the holiday spirit. The candied ginger cubes offer a sophisticated alternative to those “sugar plums.”

·         2 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
·         1 part honey syrup
·         2 dashes ginger juice
·         ½ lemon juice

Preparation: Combine all ingredients. Shake well. Strain and serve over ice in rocks glass. Garnish with slice of candied ginger.

First Class
Hitch a ride on the polar express with this first-class holiday cocktail. Forget the candy canes; a sugar rim gives a festive appearance without being too over the top.

·         2 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
·         1 part Orange Curacao
·         1 part fresh lemon juice
·         ¼ part agave nectar
·         1 dash Angostura® orange bitters

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice.  Shake well for 10 seconds.  Strain and pour into a martini glass.  Rim glass with sugar.

Mexican Mule
The favorite cocktail of Sauza® 901® Tequila’s founder, Justin Timberlake. We all know “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” will be playing at some point of the night, so why not mix up a toast?

·         1 part Sauza® 901® Tequila
·         2 parts ginger beer
·         Juice of ½ lime

Preparation: Combine Sauza® 901® Tequila and lime juice in a highball glass. Add ice. Pour ginger beer into glass. Garnish with fresh lime wedge.

All drinks were created by Sauza® 901® Tequila’s mixologist, Eddy Buckingham.

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