What’s a Zoom happy hour without the happy? Be the envy of your next social distancing social with these simple standout cocktails. From the island-inspired Blue Hawaiian to the classic zesty Paloma to the gorgeous Tequila Sunrise, we’ve got three exquisite tequila recipes that are easy to whip up using ingredients you likely already have at home.
Piling into a large booth at your favorite local Mexican cantina with 20 of your closest friends. Serving up marg pitchers and build-your-own fish tacos at a relaxing backyard get-together. Sipping palomas under a blanket of sunshine while enjoying the baile folklórico and mariachi concerts in the plaza.
‘Twas the night before your Christmas party and all through your bar, there were classics like vodka, egg nog and more. But thanks to The Cookie Rookie and her creative skill set, you’ll have visions of White Christmas Tequila Sours dancing in your head.
Oh, there’s no place like paloma for the holidays.
Gastronomista’s Paloma Sorbet Float takes everything that’s good about Jalisco’s staple paloma cocktail – and then tops it with a scoop of tart grapefruit sorbet. Bursting with bright citrus notes and tongue-tingling soda water, this frosty frappe will bring the tropical vacation to you, no travel required. … More
Honeyed Fuyu persimmons. Bittersweet dark cocoa and warm, oaky Exotico® Reposado. Our feathered friends over at Drinking with Chickens have the perfect autumnal toddy to pair with the earthy flavors of Thanksgiving dinner – the Spiced Persimmon Tequila Toddy.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right, it’s the Day of the Dead season. It’s the celebration from which our sugar skull was born. The festivities, the colors, the families coming together – we can’t get enough of it.
In case the sugar skull on our bottle didn’t give it away, we’re big fans of the Day of The Dead. We love the meaning and mystique of it all, and we enjoy a good cocktail that represents the celebration and all its revelry.
Everyone knows the classic margarita. Sure, it pairs well with unlimited chips and salsa at your favorite restaurant, but, when you want an evening recapping summer’s festivities with your BFFs, it’s time to freshen up your routine. Introducing the fragrant, citrus Lavender Lemon Margarita from Muy Bueno! Try this unique margarita to recapture summer’s gleam as the days get shorter and colder.
Even though our summer days are getting shorter, the weather’s still warm and garden produce is abundant. By now you may have had your fill of citrus shandies and sweet, fruity fare (if that’s possible!). Just in time to rescue you from your routine, Exotico® brings you a fresh twist on a summer refresher from Arsenic Lace—the Green Garden cocktail.
You probably have your own favorite reasons for getting together with your girlfriends—book club, Bunco, a new episode of “Bachelor in Paradise” or just whatever. And really, who needs an excuse? Now, thanks to Muy Bueno Cookbook, we have what might be the best reason of all for a girl’s night (or day) celebration—Berry Tequila Rosé Sangria.
By now you probably know that tequila is good for more than Margaritas and doing shots long after you should have known better. You may have even navigated the liquor store or supermarket aisles only to encounter dozens of brands and types of tequila. We’re here to make sense of all this, and help you decide what makes a tequila worthy of an honored place in your glass or behind your bar.
By everything, we mean sweet, sour, savory, icy and tropical
Just like our favorite agave-based spirit, the chamango is a beverage born in Mexico, inspired by a food cart delicacy combining fresh fruit and spicy sauce. This bright, icy cup of deliciousness has made the trip to the U.S. and onto Instagram feeds everywhere.
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Today we put the spotlight on something of a cocktail mystery—a cultural and culinary mishmash called the Mexican Martini. Once we get to the bottom of this tasty concoction we think you’ll want to grab this one by the longhorns and add it to your list of favorite ways to enjoy tequila.
There’s nothing quite like a margarita to put you in a summer mindset, but if you’re like us, you’re ready for something more than classic lime and strawberry. This Blood Orange Mango Chili Margarita, the final installment of our partner Tipsy Gypsy Blog‘s Margarita Madness, brings out the complex flavors of Exotico Reposado in a cocktail as pretty as a summertime sunset.
As if the weather isn’t doing it for us, we’re kicking up the heat a notch with The Cookie Rookie’s Spicy Cucumber Jalapeño Margaritas. This cocktail serves up a balance of cool cucumber with just the right amount of kick from the jalapeño for a refreshing, Instagram-worthy crowd-pleaser. … More
‘Tis the season for sun and swelter, when there’s nothing quite like finding your own personal slice of shade and sipping on something cool to chill your scene. We think this Watermelon Basil Margarita from the Tipsy Gypsy Blog will do just the trick. Just look at it–that watermelon slice screams summer!
Before our friend Drinking with Chickens created this festive Cinco de Mayo cocktail, she had to have a candid discussion with her chickens. She explained how they may have to put up with fluttering Papel Picado and adorned neck roses on the photoshoot.
The classic mojito is a Cuban delight is made with rum, sugar, mint and lime, poured over ice in a tall glass. The combination of fresh flavors and effervescence makes the mojito a summer favorite.
We think one of the best ways to dish out some quality taco vibes is to partner with people like Elle Talk, an aficionado of Mexican delicacies who loves to spice up occasions with premium recipes. We love people who find happiness in their kitchens, especially when the process involves our delicious Exotico® Reposado Tequila.
We are about a third of the way through the piping hot summer months, and it is our pleasure to bring you a crisp, refreshing and simple recipe … More