Tick, Tock, Tequila Time!

If you know me, you know that my fave alch is either red wine or tequila..Yes, I am an extremist. Anywho, with National Tequila right around the corner (ahem July 24th), Tequila Cazadores cocktail recipes for National Tequila Day. Or if you’re too lazy to concoct these concoctions yourself, scroll more to find out where to get that tequila fix in the Big Apple!

Highland Margarita

•        2 oz. Tequila Cazadores Reposado

•        4 oz. Grapefruit juice

•        1 oz. lime juice

•        1 oz. pure agve nectar

 Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.



Batch recipe:

•        32 oz. tomato juice

•        8 oz. orange juice

•        1 tsp salt

•        1 tsp chipotle chile powder

•        ½ tsp oregano

•        1 tsp ground pepper

•        10 dashes Tabasco sauce

•        6 oz. lime juice

Combine all ingredients in a pitcher with a tight-fitting lid. Close the pitcher and shake vigorously. Serve in hollowed out cucumber half. Pair with a shot of Cazadores Tequila Blanco.


Sangre de Mayo

Crafted by Los Angeles-based mixologist Dee Ann Quinones

2 oz. Tequila Cazadores Reposado

¼ oz. Agave syrup

3 oz. Blood orange & strawberry juice

Combine all ingredients together in a shaker, shake vigorously and fine strain into a Mexican ceramic mug.  Garnish with a blood orange slice and mint.


The Riptide

2 oz. Tequila Cazadores Blanco

¾ oz. Agave syrup

3 small cubes pineapple

2 slices fresno chili

4 cilantro leaves

½ oz lime juice

Muddle pineapple, chili, cilantro and lime juice. Add tequila and agave. Shake and double straight over new ice.


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Canton-ese, Courtesy of TAO UptownShishito Pepper Infused Herradura Blanco, Canton Ginger, Pineapple Juice

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Spicy Paloma, Courtesy of Irvington: Casamigos Blanco, Thai Chile Infused Aperol, Fresh Grapefruit Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup

Spicy Sandia, Courtesy of Bodega Negra: Herradura Blanco, Habanero Syrup, Agave Syrup, Lime Juice

Lost in Polanco, Courtesy of The Stanton Social: Jalapeno Infused Maestro Dobel, Cointreau, Lime Juice, Blood Orange Puree

Pushcart Wars, Courtesy of VANDAL

Jalapeno/Habanero Maestro Dobel, Currant Tea, House-made Pushcart Mix, Rosemary Simple, Lime Juice


The Stone Rose, NYC

Jalapeno Margarita, Courtesy of The Roof

Casamigos Blanco, Cointreau, Simple Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice, Jalapenos




Tsunami, Courtesy of Street Taco

House Margarita and Red Sangria – frozen and swirled together, topped with Strawberry Infused Aperol float


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Mr. Purple, Courtesy of Mr. Purple

Casamigos Reposado, Mr. Purple Punch Mix (cranberry liqueur, allspice dram, apple, lemon)

Watermelon Keg, Courtesy of The Beach

Herradura Blanco, Habanero Syrup, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice, Watermelon


O.D.B. “Old Dirty Bramble”, Courtesy of Beauty & Essex

Don Julio Reposado, Blackberries, Honey, Lemon Juice



Cucumber Margarita, Courtesy of Kingside

Casamigos Blanco, Fresh Lime Juice, Cointreau, Simple Syrup, Cucumber




The Roof - New York, NY

New Fashioned, Courtesy of The Campbell

Casamigos Anejo, Demerara Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Regans’ Orange Bitters


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Summertime Spice, Courtesy of Whiskey Blue

Casamigos Blanco, Ancho Reyes, Agave, Lemon juice


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Fumo Verde, Courtesy of Osteria Morini

Blanco Tequila, Vida Mezcal, Cucumber Juice, Thyme Simple Syrup, Ginger Syrup, Lemon Juice

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