Rosita

Since Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow in the little town in PA, I figured it was save to assume that Texas would be seeing early pool weather (aka Texas spring)!  It’s also been a while since I’ve made anything with tequila or Campari, so this Rosita cocktail sounded fitting.  From an ingredient standpoint, this…

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Coupé

One of the more ingredient-heavy drinks I have ever made, but one of my favorite original cocktails I have ever made as well.  The Coupé combines tequila and a bitter citrus to make a great tequila based drink that is not sweet like the majority that exist.  The Aperol adds a delightful citrus-grapefruit flavor but…

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Verde Hada

Verde Hada, literally “Green Fairy” for those who speak Spanish. This is a drink that combines two unlikely ingredients, tequila and absinthe. It is the classic old world meets new world, Europe meets America combination. Although the herbal, strong absinthe seems like that last thing to mesh well with the classic Mexican tequila; when you…

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Anjeo Old Fashioned

To add to the recent old fashioned variation we posted, the elderfashioned, I decided to make another.  The Anjeo Old Fashioned is similar to exactly what it sounds like, an old fashioned using anjeo tequila. The flavor here is very dependent on the tequila that you use, but is much gentler than if you drink…

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High Plains Drifter

Like the 1973 Clint Eastwood movie, the High Plains drifter cocktail is a mix of how the old west is often portrayed;  bitter and both with a mellow citrus finish.  This variation of the drink is quite close to a Mexican Firing Squad (subtracting grenadine & adding Campari).  For those of you who are looking…

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