The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: National Tequila Day! Celebrate with Herradura!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

National Tequila Day! Celebrate with Herradura!



Did you know today was National Tequila Day? Neither did I but now I do. I am not a huge drinker but I do love my margaritas!! In honor of National Tequila Day, I am bringing you some delicious recipes using Herradura tequila. Herradura is a fantastic tequila. We are having a housewarming party next month and I think I might add these to our cocktail list! YUMMO!


Pineapple Serrano Margarita

Ingredients
2 oz. Herradura Silver
3 cubic inches of pineapple diced
¾ oz lime juice
½ oz simple syrup
3 slices of Serrano chili with seeds.

Instructions
Crush pineapple and chili slices in the base of a shaker with a muddler. Add cubed ice and remaining ingredients; shake hard and strain over ice in an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a chili and a star Anise pod.




Easy Tiger

Ingredients:
· 1 ⅓ oz. Herradura Blanco
· 2 slices of ginger
· 2 tsp agave syrup
· Squeezed fresh lime juice
· Ginger Ale

Instructions:
In a shaker, crush the ginger and blend in the agave syrup. Add ice and remaining ingredients. Shake and strain into the cocktail glass and cap off with ginger ale.


8 comments:

  1. I haven't had any tequila since I imbibed too much of it at college.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  2. These would be a hit at any party or just having friends over. Look great!

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  3. I tried the Pineapple Serrano Margarita and it is delicious. YUMMMM

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  4. Interesting plate in the photo. This is a very popular design in Mexico. Thanks for sharing the recipes.
    mtakala1 AT yahoo DOT com

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  5. These look very good. I've never had tequila, but am thinking I just might have to try it!

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  6. The drinks sound really good, but I was taken with the artwork on the dish in your picture, I just love it. It's really pretty.

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  7. This looks good! I've never tasted tequila, but I'm in the mood to make it happen!!!

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  8. glad i saw this post..july is around the corner baby!..thanks

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