Thursday, April 30, 2015

Cheers to Mom with Mother's Day Sauza Cocktails

It’s time to raise a glass and toast to one of the most important woman in your life – your confidant, best friend, cheerleader, or as we like to call her, Mom. 

For all of the sacrifices and hugs and kisses throughout the years, Mom deserves a special day, a day that’s all about her and saying thank you. To show your appreciation, let’s mix up a cocktail, it shows your love and devotion to let her relax, lay back, and enjoy her delicious drink in hand! Cocktail recipes are provided by Sauza!

Cucumber Mamarita 
·         1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
·         ½ parts JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
·         ¼ of 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
·         1 ½  parts fresh lime juice
·         ½ parts simple syrup
·         Lime wedge for garnish

Preparation: In a glass, muddle together sliced cucumber and Sauza® Blue Tequila. Let sit in the refrigerator for one hour. Strain the cucumber Tequila and combine with all ingredients in a glass. Stir and serve over ice. Garnish with reserved cucumber slices and a wedge of lime.

Heart of Gold 
·         1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
·         1 ½  part club soda
·         Juice of 1 fresh grapefruit
·         1 ½ parts raspberry ginger ale soda
·         Orchid for garnish 

Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients. Shake well and pour into glass over ice. Garnish with an orchid.

Strawberry MOMosa
·         ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
·         ¼ parts DeKuyper® Strawberry Liquor
·         2 ½  parts (chilled) Rose Champagne
·         ½ parts limeade
·         2 strawberries
·         1 pinch of sugar
·         Squeeze of lime

Preparation: Wash, stem, quarter and freeze strawberries for at least 1 hour (can be done the day ahead). Run a wedge of lime around the rim of your champagne flute and dip in a plate of sugar to coat rim. Repeat until glass is prepared. Place 2frozen strawberries in the bottom of the flute. Open champagne and pour glass approximately 2/3 of the way full. In a shaker filled with ice, combine tequila, limeade, and strawberry liquor. Shake. Add a squeeze of fresh lime if desired. Top glass with the cocktail and serve immediately.

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