Friday, August 12, 2016

Tequila Cocktails to Give Summer a Proper Send Off

Summer is coming to a close, which means one last get-together is in order! If you're planning a final backyard BBQ or pool party, these cocktails may be a perfect fit to help toast to the end of the season.  

·         The Sauza Piña Punch is an easy to make, pitcher-style cocktail made with fresh pineapple and lime juice – perfect summertime flavors that embrace the end of the season!
·         Late summer comes with an abundance of garden vegetables and herbs. The Verde Maria incorporates plenty of garden-grown ingredients such as cucumbers and tomatoes, so no harvest goes to waste! 

Sauza Piña Punch (Serves 8)
·         1 cup Sauza® Signature Blue Silver Tequila
·         1 cup DeKuyper® blueberry
·         1/2 cup simple syrup
·         1/2 cup lime juice
·         2 cups pineapple juice
·         Pineapple slices 
·         Lime wedges

Preparation: Combine all ingredients into a pitcher with ice and stir. Strain into glass over ice and garnish with a pineapple slice and lime wedge. 

Verde Maria
·         2 parts 901® Tequila
·         ½ part lemon juice
·         2 green tomatoes
·         Half an avocado
·         1 celery stick
·         ¼ cucumber diced
·         4 dashes of hot sauce
·         Cilantro to taste
·         Pinch of salt and pepper
·         4 Dashes Hot Sauce

Preparation: Blend green tomatoes, avocado, celery, cucumber and cilantro until smooth. Combine all ingredients over ice in tall glass and stir. Garnish with cilantro leaves.

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