Cheers to the weekend, the evening, the holidays and everyday! There is never a bad time to take a break from life and sip on a little tequila. Whether it’s on the rocks, swirled into a sweet cocktail or ready to throw back, we can’t resist the smooth flavor of our favorite liquor. With holidays approaching and summer growing further out of reach, it seems like colorful cocktails and fruity garnishes are stepping back while champagne flutes and dessert liquors take their turn in the kitchen. But before you push that bottle of tequila to the back, try one of these Casamigos recipes below that will blend right in with your turkey feasts and decked halls.
Margaritas Arándano: Thanksgiving Day
Instead of spending Thanksgiving preparing the cranberries that rarely get touched, try putting them in your drink, for a sip savoring margarita.
- 3 parts Casamigos Tequila
- 2 parts Cranberry Juice
- 1 part Pineapple Juice
- 1/4 part Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
- 1 part Triple Sec
Directions: Shake all of the above on ice, salt the rim of your glass, serve on ice, and garnish with a lime and some cranberries.
Tokyo Sol: The Dinner Party
Escape ordinary and wow your guests with this fancy cocktail, the perfect addition to a refined evening.
- 1 1/2 Parts Casamigos Blanco Tequila
- 3/4 Part Luxardo Maraschino
- 3/4 Part Fresh Lime Juice
- 3/4 Part Agave Syrup
- 1/2 Part Egg Whites
- 1 part Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
- 2 Dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
Directions: Dry shake ingredients, shake & strain into a Martini Coupe glass. Garnish with skewered grapefruit slice & Luxardo cherry.
Casa Bella: The Holiday Party
A simple recipe makes this champagne drink perfect for parties without skimping on quality taste.
- 1 Part Casamigos Blanco Tequila
- 1/2 Part Fresh Lime Juice
- 1/2 Part Agave Nectar
- 4 Parts Champagne
Directions: Combine all ingredients together, except for the champagne and shake over ice. Add champagne and strain into a champagne flute. Garnish with lime twist.
Chocolate Caliente: Cold Winter Nights
Cozy up under the tree with this spiked hot chocolate recipe.
- 4 Parts Casamigos Reposado Tequila
- 3 Tbs of Instant Hot Chocolate Powder
- 2 Cups of Whole Milk
- 1/2 Cup of Half and Half
- 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
- Chopped Dark Chocolate (2-3 small squares)
- 1/8 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
- Marshmallow Cubes
Directions: Mix hot chocolate, whole milk, chocolate chunks, cinnamon, cayenne in a pot over low heat until all chocolate has melted into a nice sippable consistency. Add Casamigos Reposado Tequila, serve, and add marshmallow.
Celebracion: The New Year
Ring in the new year with sophistication. This recipe takes your glass of champagne to the next level, assuring you ring it in just right.
- 1 1/2 Parts Casamigos Reposado Tequila
- 1/2 Part Lemon Juice
- 1/4 Part Agave Nectar
- Pinch of Cinnamon
- Lightly rimmed with cinnamon sugar
Directions: Combine equal parts cinnamon and sugar on a plate and lightly wet the outside of the rim of the flute with an orange wedge, lightly press outside of rim of flute into mixture, tap glass to remove loose fragments of mixture. Shake and strain all ingredients with ice except for champagne, strain into a chilled flute, top with champagne garnish and serve.
For more recipes, visit Casamigos’ website: www.casamigostequila.com