We’re going green this Earth Day!  And not with envy, although we can’t promise that your friends won’t be jealous of these earthy cocktails.  These green cocktails are Mother Nature-approved with herb ingredients like fresh mint and sage leaves.

Go Minty GreenGo Minty Green

  • 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 2 ½ parts club soda
  • 1 part fresh lime juice
  • 1 bunch of fresh mint
  • 1 part sugar
  • Ice
  • Salt to rim (optional)
  • Extra mint leaves to garnish

 

Preparation: In a glass, muddle together the mint leaves, sugar and lime juice until they start to melt together. Add tequila. Fill glass with ice and pour cocktail mixture 3/4 of the way to the top of each glass. If you want, rim your glasses with salt by rubbing the rims with a lime wedge and dipping in a plate of salt. Fill each glass with club soda and garnish with an extra sprig of mint.

Earthy EssenceEarthy Essence

  • 1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • ½ part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 ½ parts fresh lime juice
  • ½ part simple syrup

 

Preparation: In a glass, muddle together sliced cucumber and Sauza® Blue Silver Tequila. Let sit in the refrigerator for one hour. Strain the cucumber tequila and combine with all ingredients in a glass. Stir and serve over ice. Garnish with reserved cucumber slices and a wedge of lime.

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