July 24th Is National Tequila Day
Tequila aficionados rejoice! July 24 is National Tequila Day in the United States, and to celebrate, Jetset Extra is mixing up a few expert cocktails. Here’s how we’ll get you you shaken and stirred.
For The Tequila Connoisseur: Jetsetters love luxury tequila. Maestro DOBEL Diamond Tequila is a blend of three aged tequilas: Reposado, Anejo and Extra-Anejo. Their entire tequila-making process is done by hand, and the resulting blend boasts a unique leathery and chocolaty flavor.
2 parts Maestro DOBEL tequila
Splash Gran Mariner
Garnish: blood orange wedge sprinkled with cinnamon
For Those Who Like to Mix It Up: When you’re traveling, who wants to pack extra glasses? Keep it simple with 1800® Tequila’s iconic packaging—the stopper doubles as a shotglass. Named after the year it was created, 1800® Tequila is pure, 100% blue agave tequila grown on family-owned ranches, aged in oak barrels and bottled in Jalisco, Mexico. For luxe looks our eyes gravitate to 1800® Tequila’s Essential Artists Series. Each bottle is designed by an up-and-coming artist and filled with 100% Agave Silver Tequila—that’s 100 proof, kids, so pace yourselves.
Perfect Pear Margarita
1 oz. 1800 Silver Tequila
.25 oz. Pear Puree
.25 oz. Fresh lime juice
.25 oz. Agave nectar
Splash of Chambord
Combine first four ingredients in a cocktail shake with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a lightly salted high ball glass. Float with Chambord for a drizzle effect.
1 oz. 1800 Select Silver
1 oz. Passion fruit juice
1 oz. Agave Nectar
5 Muddled Limes
Drizzle of Raspberry liquor
Muddle limes and agave nectar in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add ice and all other ingredients besides the raspberry liquor. Shake and pour contents into a rocks glass and drizzle with the raspberry liquor.