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Tequila Cocktails

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#61 Dezmanturner

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

1 1/2 oz Hornitos Reposado Tequila
1/2 oz Monte Alban Mezcal
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz Luxardo Maraschino
1/2 oz house made brown sugar syrup
1/4 oz blood orange bitters
Shake and serve in a cocktail glass
Garnish with a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry and a pinch of Kosher salt over the top of the cocktail


This is something nice to make for Cinco de Mayo. I featured it at the bar last night for "May the 4th be with you!' and the patrons loved it. Give it a try and let me know what you think.

#62 FrogPrincesse

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 03:27 PM

Oaxaca Old Fashioned (Phil Ward): tequila reposado, mezcal, agave syrup, mole bitters. I used this recipe but I don't see why it could not be just built in the glass.



This one packs a punch, especially the first few sips (wow). Then it mellows and you can finally appreciate all the aromas, spice and smoke.


These cool little OF glasses are a find from Kerry - thanks again Kerry!





#63 Kerry Beal

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 06:45 PM

You're right - little glasses look like normal sized glasses in the pictures.

#64 Darcie B

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 06:28 PM

Posting in this forum makes me feel like the dog meme, but I'm forging ahead anyway. I really haven't done anything with tequila except for margaritas, but thought I would venture out. Given the affinity of maraschino and tequila mentioned above I muddled a strawberry, added 1 1/2 oz reposado tequila, 3/4 oz Luxardo maraschino, juice of 1/2 a lime (~3/4 oz) and 1/4 oz of simple and came up with this:




Maybe needs less acid, but I thought the flavors melded nicely.

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#65 Base_nz

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 05:50 AM

a great blanco straight up with a great sangrita ......yummmmmmm!!!

  and strange as it sounds this combo im planning on putting on my next menu "jangles" nicely

vanilla infused el jimador tequila

muddled lychee lime, lemon and ginger

agave syrup


  dumped into a short top up with ice  rimmed with a sugar salt vanilla combo....


sounds strange but if you get that balance right its a great sweeter tequila option...the girls at my bar have been going mad for it lately and good feedback from majority who have tried it ...

#66 blue_dolphin

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 07:23 PM

The local paper informs me that today is National Tequila Day.

While the flavors seem more appropriate to cooler autumn weather, my sage is growing by leaps and bounds so the other day, I warmed up for the event with a Tequila and Sage Smash and enjoyed it very much.  The "spanked sage bouquet" garnish cracks me up but I spanked it well indeed.


This evening, I am enjoying the Margara version posted by tanstaafl2 subbing Bittermans Xocolatl mole bitters for Angostura orange bitters. Very nice.

#67 haresfur

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 04:37 PM

I have to say I've grown very fond of a Brave Bull as a simple drink with a fair bit going on in the flavours playing off each other.  A good winter drink that I think you could order at most bars without them screwing it up too badly (or that I can make after a hard day without screwing up).  My preferred ratio is 2:1 tequila to Tia Maria built on the rocks.

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#68 Panaderia Canadiense

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 05:19 PM

I'm quite fond of the Long Blonde Bomber, which is a shot of gold tequila dropped into a tall flute half-full of champagne.....

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#69 Plantes Vertes

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Posted 27 July 2013 - 06:42 PM

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2oz Gran Centenario reposado tequila

2oz grape juice

1/2oz lime juice

7 basil leaves

2 bsp citrus bitters

3 drops Angostura bitters

Garnish - basil leaves


Muddle basil, shake, strain over ice

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Edited by Plantes Vertes, 27 July 2013 - 06:49 PM.

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#70 FrogPrincesse

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 12:13 PM

This one was crazy good. The Crafty and Elusive Elk (Daniel Warrilow from Son of a Gun, one of my favorite restaurants in LA): tequila, mezcal, maraschino, falernum, lime juice, orange bitters. Very improbable combo but the ingredients just clicked together, and it was delicious.



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#71 Hassouni

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 01:25 PM

Seconded. I made one last night  and it was a very pleasant surprise. Superb

#72 FrogPrincesse

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Posted 19 September 2014 - 11:23 AM

A couple of tequila cocktails in the Tiki discussion.


From a couple of nights ago, Chris Bostick's La Lucha Sigue. Añejo tequila (7 Leguas), sweet vermouth (Dolin), amaro Nonino, absinthe (St George), orange bitters (Regan and Fee). Very interesting. Strong absinthe nose giving way to orange and spice. The resulting bitter orange and fennel combination is very pleasant; it reminds me of Provencal cuisine. The aged tequila adds a bass note that is not unlike amber.