Basil Paloma recipe

Commemorate the day by mixing up the Basil Paloma, a unique twist on the classic Paloma cocktail featuring Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila, or the Coctel Del Barista, a sweet and refreshing cocktail featuring Hornitos Reposado Tequila, a variant created by Hornitos decades before it became common practice.

basil paloma

Basil Paloma     

  • 2 parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • 1 ¼ parts fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 part fresh lime juice
  • ½ part simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura® bitters
  • Basil sprigs
  • Grapefruit slice

Preparation: Lightly muddle 2-3 basil sprigs in a shaker. Add the remainder of ingredients into the shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a basil sprig and grapefruit slice.

 coctel del barista

Coctel Del Barista

  • 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Reposado Tequila
  • 2 parts fresh brewed black tea
  • ¾ parts fresh lemon juice
  • ½ part agave syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura® bitters
  • Lemon wheel

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

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