Today is one of my favourite days of the year, Tequila Day. It’s a reason for me to crack open my favourite spirit, make up my favourite drinks and get celebrating all things Agave. This spirit has such a wide variety of expressions. You can find Tequilas perfect for cocktails, complex liquids for sipping and rare bottles for special occasions.
Picking your spirit
First things first you need to pick your Tequila. I know I’ll be drinking my Tequila in cocktails, I wanted one that had plenty of
Choosing your drinks
Tequila is so versatile, it’s one of the reasons I love it so much. Today I’m keeping it classic, because I want to taste that yummy Tapatio Blanco.
Tapatio & Tonic
I’ll start the evening with a Tapatio & Tonic. I cannot rave about this drink enough. It’s unbelievably easy to make at home and truly lets you taste the Tequila. I vary the tonics I use, but at the moment my favourite is Fentimans orange tonic water. Orange and Tequila are a match made in heaven. If you don’t have an orange tonic, try garnishing with a slice of orange, you won’t regret it.
I’ll then move onto a DrinkswithHebe classic, the margarita. If I had to drink one drink for the rest of my life, this would probably be it. This recipe from the Speciality Brands website is tasty and quick to make.
50ml Tapatio Blanco
25ml Orange curacao
25ml Lime Juice
Add all ingredients into a Boston shaker with ice, shake and strain, pour over an ice-filled rocks glass.
Salt Rim/Lime wheel
Now that you have your drinks for
This Tequila Day post is sponsored by Speciality Brands.