Tequila Sour

The Sour family is a mixed bunch, from the laird, whisky sour, to the city girl, Cosmopolitan, with all sorts in between. The Sour family was first described in the 1862 book, How to Mix Drinks, by Jerry Thomas. Since then it’s come a long way but the basic premise …

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Tequila Sunrise

If there was ever an evocative name, then it must be Tequila Sunrise. Can’t you just imagine the reds and golds of the Mexican landscape as the sun creeps up over the horizon? The original drink that was created by a bartender at the luxurious Arizona Biltmore Resort, some time …

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The History of Tequila

Legends and stories abound about the Mexican spirit tequila, but how much is true? The Myths Tequila is made from cactus juice No, it’s not. It made from the sap of the agave plant, a succulent and a relative of the lily. There should be a worm in the bottle …

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Margarita Cocktail

The most common tequila-based cocktail you will probably find will be the margarita. On the subject of who invented the margarita and when, like any creation – there is more than one story. There are many tales, here are just two: One story tells of Daniel Negrete creating the cocktail …

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