Please welcome some old favourites as well as some newcomers, as we step into the world of tequia-based cocktails with the world’s best-known expert, Dale DeGroff, King of Cocktails.
- 45ml Premium tequila
- 25ml Cointreau
- 20ml Fresh lime juice
- Coarse salt (not iodized)
- Lime wedge
Rim a large cocktail glass by rubbing the outside of the rim with the lime wedge and dipping it into a saucer of coarse salt. Combine remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into the chilled salted cocktail glass.
Note: for a sweeter drink add 10ml of agave nectar.
A festive gourmet shooter that makes a perfect companion to small bites. The recipe that follows will yield 10 to 12, 45ml shots.
- 180ml Tequila Ocho Reposado tequila
- One avocado, ripe, but not too soft, skinned with pit removed
- 60ml Fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 60ml Fresh lime juice
- 120ml Agave nectar
- 120ml Water
Combine all ingredients in blender and puree and strain into a pitcher.
Pour into a mixing glass with ice and shake well; serve in shot glasses. For a spice ascent, frost rim of glass with blend of chili powder and kosher salt… or just salt.