A hint of agave syrup sweetness and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. (If you don't
Añejo tequila rather than American whiskey dominates this Manhattan riff.
Tequila-based, with complex mezcal smokiness, rich maraschino cherry and floral lavender bitters. It's a cocktail that likes dilution so perhaps consider
I tried making my usual Sweet Manhattan but with añejo tequila as the base spirit and it was not half bad, but there's something about tequila that says
Creamy tequila and chocolate this tequila based riff on the classic Brandy Alexander is deliciously indulgent.
The honeyed botanical notes of Bénédictine combine brilliantly with añejo tequila to amplify pleasing earthy notes in the agave. A brilliantly simple
Basically, a top-shelf Margarita garnished with jalapeño stuffed olives.
Named due to originally being made with Don Julio 1942.
Actually this is a Navy rum influenced Margarita made to Daiquiri proportions, but whatever it's called, it's damn good.
Like a suitably complex chemistry experiment, this Margarita-like cocktail has seven ingredients with mezcal adding smoky notes to tequila and a trio of
Dry and lightly bitter, this tequila-based sipper makes for a great apéritif cocktail.
Considering tequila is replacing vodka in this French Martini riff, you'd think that when it came to tequila, a blanco tequila would be best suited. However,
The sweet herbal punch you'll recognise from the classic Vieux Carré but given extra life and fresh vitality by the addition of a shot of tequila (I've
Beautifully balanced bitter-sweetness with tequila and mezcal sitting harmoniously with cherry and aperitivo liqueurs, with lemon freshness. A perfect
A Sweet Manhattan but with the distinctive herbal agave notes of tequila.
Creamy but not sweet with tequila character shining through. (Añogo is Spanish for 'yearn'.)
Ginger notes are subtle while the caramel combines harmoniously with the aged tequila to make a truly delicious nightcap.
Añejo has notes of almond, here amplified by a splash of amaretto liqueur.
A late-night, dry Margarita that's high on booze, low on citrus and with subtle pineapple fruitiness.
Spirit-forward and bittersweet with faint floral elderflower and whisps of mezcal.
A rich, indulgent, tequila-laced riff on the classic Alexander cocktail.
You've tried this with bourbon and rye, now surprise yourself with aged tequila.
Packing six different spirits, this Texas Tea is basically a Long Island Iced Tea with bourbon, and packs a suitably large Texan punch, especially if made
Subtle ginger spice flavours this dry tequila martini-esque cocktail.
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