As the weather gets colder, it’s time to switch up your go-to drinks, and Hornitos® Tequila can help you transition to the crisp flavors of fall with some guy-approved cocktails. Hornitos® Tequila’s mixologist, Christian Sanders, has created the Hornitos® Black Barrel® Cider and The Red Head to share with you.
Hornitos® Black Barrel® Cider
- 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
- ¾ part apple cider
- ¾ part cinnamon syrup *
- 1 part lemon juice
- 2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
- 2 parts water
*To make cinnamon syrup: Mix together 1 part sugar, 1 part water and 4 crushed cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil (approximately 1-2 minutes). Once cooled down, strain into a glass.
Preparation: Combine all ingredients together and serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and an apple wedge. Can be served hot or cold.
The Red Head
- 2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
- ¾ part honey
- ¼ cup allspice
- 1 cup simple syrup *
- 1 part lemon
- 1 ½ parts ginger beer*
To make simple syrup, mix together 1 part sugar and 1 part water and bring to a boil (approximately 1-2 minutes). Cool before serving.
Preparation: Mix together allspice and simple syrup. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass, excluding ginger beer. Shake well for approximately 3 seconds. Add ginger beer and strain into a double large Collins or pilsner glass. Add crushed ice and a mint sprig for garnish.