Shake Things Up with Three Twists on the Classics

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Shake Things Up with Three Twists on the Classics
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Shake Things Up with Three Twists on Classic Cocktails from Tequila Don Julio

While you can never go wrong with a classic, sometimes you’ve just got to shake things up. Literally. Instead of mixing up a batch of the same old Margaritas, Palomas or tried-and-true Old Fashioned, upgrade your imbibing with modern twists on conventional cocktails made with Tequila Don Julio. Whether you’re a budding bartender or master mixologist, these anything-but-ordinary libations are perfect for expanding your bar repertoire!

 

Created by mixologist Erin Ashford of Olamaie in Austin, Texas, the below recipes are from the latest iteration of Agave and EEEEEATS, a curated dinner series from Tequila Don Julio, The Infatuation and #HashtagLunchbag. Crafted with seasonal ingredients and fresh flavors, these unique sips are the ideal way to treat your taste buds this spring, summer and beyond.

 

La Fuente

Created by Mixologist Erin Ashford

 

Ingredients:

1 1/4 oz Tequila Don Julio 70

1/2 oz Aperol

3/4 oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice

1 tsp Fresh Lime Juice

1 tsp Simple Syrup

2 drops Chili Lime Bitters

Sparkling Mineral Water to Top

Pinch of Salt

Grapefruit Peel for Garnish

Rosette Skewer for Garnish

 

Preparation:

  1. Combine Tequila Don Julio 70, Aperol, fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and chili lime bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
  2. Strain contents into a Collins glass over ice.
  3. Top with sparkling mineral water and pinch of salt. Garnish with grapefruit peel and rosette skewer.

 

Ideal Serving Glass: Collins Glass

 

Garden Party

Created by Mixologist Erin Ashford

 Shake Things Up

Ingredients:

1 1/4 oz Tequila Don Julio Reposado

1/2 oz Orange Liqueur

1/4 oz Honey Syrup

1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Lime Wheel for Garnish

 

Preparation:

  1. Combine Tequila Don Julio Reposado, orange liqueur, honey syrup, fresh lemon juice and Angostura bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
  2. Strain contents into a double old fashioned glass with fresh ice.
  3. Garnish with lime wheel.

 

Ideal Serving Glass: Double Old Fashioned Glass

 

Ode to Atole

Created by Mixologist Erin Ashford

Shake Things Up

Ingredients:

1 1/4 oz Tequila Don Julio Añejo

1 tsp Sweet Vermouth

1 tsp Turbinado Sugar

1 dash Bittermen’s Mole Bitters

2 dashes Orange Bitters

Orange Peel for Garnish

 

Preparation:

  1. Combine Tequila Don Julio Añejo, sweet vermouth, turbinado sugar, Bittermen’s mole bitters and orange bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
  2. Strain contents into a double old fashioned glass over fresh ice.
  3. Garnish with orange peel.

 

Ideal Serving Glass: Double Old Fashioned Glass

 

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