Minted Mule

Minted Mule drink recipe - Blue Nectar Silver Tequila, Lime Juice, Ginger Beer, Mezcal, Mint Leaves

The Minted Mule was created by Pete Vasconcellos of The Penrose, New York City. If you love your Moscow Mules, this is one you really need to try. It features silver tequila, ginger beer, lime and Mezcal. So in addition to that wonderful ginger flavor, you get hints of smoky and citrus notes and the … [Read more...]

Blackberry Blue Nectar Bramble

Blackberry Blue Nectar Bramble drink recipe - Blue Nectar Reposado Tequila, Lemon, Blackberry Liqueur

National Tequila Day is July 24th, and the folks at Blue Nectar Tequila sent me this recipe to celebrate. The Blackberry Bramble is traditionally made with gin or bourbon, but they've re-imagined it with Blue Nectar's Reposado tequila, which has a smooth, light oak character that's wonderful all on … [Read more...]

Italian Amaretto Margarita

Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe - Amaretto, Limeade, Tequila, Orange Juice

The Italian Amaretto Margarita recipe is a blended margarita that's easiest to make in batches that serve four. It adds amaretto to the familiar margarita flavors of lime and orange, with a little sugar. The result is a combination of citrus and rich almond notes, which is heavenly. This is a … [Read more...]

Jubilee cocktail

Jubilee cocktail recipe - Tequila, Gin, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lemon, Club Soda

The Jubilee cocktail features three white liquors, some blue curacao for color, lemon, sugar and club soda for the bubbles. It's a fun color, it has fun bubbles, and it tastes mainly like lemon and orange, so it's an easy drink to love. And that makes it a great drink for parties, especially … [Read more...]

Chocolate Margarita

Chocolate Margarita drink recipe - tequila, Godiva, Cream, Hershey's Syrup, Orange Juice, Oreos

The Chocolate Margarita uses tequila and orange juice, but there any resemblance to a traditional Margarita ends. After that, it's all Godiva chocolate liqueur, Hershey's syrup and cream. The end result? A creamy, chocolatey concoction with just the right hint of orange. It's not recommended … [Read more...]

Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen drink recipe: Tequila, Jägermeister, Rumple Minze, Bacardi 151 Rum

The Four Horsemen blends the flavors of peppermint and black licorice with tequila and rum. It's a very strong drink - three ounces of straight alcohol with no mixers in sight. The drink starts out with a fairly strong note of black licorice, so if you don't like that flavor you may want to … [Read more...]

Mango Key Lime Margarita

Mango Key Lime Margarita recipe - Tequila, Cointreau, Mango, Orange Juice, Key Lime

The Mango Key Lime Margarita is blends the bright melon flavor of mango with the tartness of key lime and cointreau. The taste is a little bit richer than your traditional margarita, but it's still got that light, fruity, refreshing feeling. You can have a salt rim, sugar rim or no rim at all on … [Read more...]

Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margarita recipe - Silver Tequila, Orange Juice, Lime, Cointreau, Sage Sprigs

The Blood Orange Margarita is all about the flavor of blood oranges, which is slightly sweeter or slightly more bitter than your typical orange, depending on the varieties we're comparing. Along with that juice, you get lime juice and cointreau with silver tequila - my personal favorite - so this … [Read more...]