Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Spring into a New Season with Three Unique Tequila Cocktails from Sauza 901

After a hard-hitting winter, it’s time for cocktails as light and refreshing as that first warm breeze of spring. Let's toast to the first day of spring (March 20) with three unique cocktails on behalf Sauza® 901® Tequila, founded by Justin Timberlake.

All recipes were created by Sauza® 901® mixologist, Eddy Buckingham.

Che Sauza® 901®:
·         2 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
·         2 parts simple syrup
·         1 part fresh lime juice
·         3 mint sprigs
·         ½ lime, cut into wedges
·         Splash of soda water

Preparation: Muddle two mint sprigs and lime in a mixing glass and then combine all ingredients, excluding soda water. Shake well. Strain into a highball glass with ice and top with soda water. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Nueva Yorker:
·         3 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
·         2 parts pineapple juice
·         1 part Orange Curacao 
·         1 part grenadine
·         1 part lime juice

Preparation: Combine all ingredients. Shake well. Strain and serve over ice in a highball. Garnish with a pineapple spear and lime wheel.

Juan Collins:

·         2 parts Sauza®  901®  Tequila
·         1 part fresh lemon juice
·         1 part simple syrup
·         Splash of soda water
·         Lemon  peel for garnish
·         Cherry for garnish

Preparation: Combine all items, excluding the soda water in a mixing glass. Shake well. Serve in a highball glass over ice. Top with soda water. Garnish drink with a lemon peel and a cherry.

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