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Four Cocktails To Cheers the Arrival of Spring

Tequila and Mezcal, two of the most iconic spirits from Mexico, are quickly becoming household names. Made from the juice of the blue agave and the agave plant respectively, both are a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Mexico. Unlike popular belief, tequila and mezcal are meant to be sipped, savored and enjoyed, not just shot.

Tequila, especially the 100% blue agave varieties like Tequila Diamante, are known for their smoothness and versatility. They can be enjoyed alone, as a reposado or añejo, or in a cocktail like the classic margarita. Tequila can also be paired with a variety of cuisines, from Mexican dishes to Iberian hams, making it a versatile addition to any bar.

Mezcal, on the other hand, is known for its smoky and earthy flavors. It is an ideal addition to cocktails that call for a bold, smoky flavor profile. Whether enjoyed alone or in a cocktail, both tequila and mezcal are set to elevate your drinking experience. So next time you're looking for a drink, try one of these iconic spirits and discover the rich cultural heritage of Mexico in a glass.

Traditional Margarita

Savor the flavors of a classic margarita with the perfect blend of Tequila Diamante Blanco or Reposado, triple sec, and fresh lime juice. Elevate your margarita game with a rim of salt mixed with spices, chili peppers, or dried citrus for a unique twist on this timeless cocktail.

To prepare, simply rim a cocktail glass with salt and mix 1.5oz of Tequila Diamante, 1oz of triple sec, and 1/2oz of fresh lime juice in a shaker over ice. Shake for 15 seconds, strain into the rimmed glass over light ice, and enjoy the perfect balance of flavor in every sip.

Tequila Sour

The Tequila Sour cocktail is a perfect combination of vintage charm and tangy, lemon-lime flavor. A perfect blend of two iconic drinks, the Tequila Sour is a 1920s sour cocktail infused with a margarita twist. The formula for this refreshing drink is simple: Tequila Diamante Blanco (2 oz), sour mix (¾ oz), and sweetener (¾ oz).

Start by mixing all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake for 15 seconds without ice. Add ice to the shaker and shake for another 30 seconds. Strain the mixture into a glass, and garnish with a classic cocktail cherry for a touch of flair. The Tequila Sour is a drink that's sure to impress your guests with its vintage vibes and zesty taste.

Mezcal Negroni Get ready to elevate your cocktail game with a smoky twist on a classic! Our Mezcal Negroni blends earthy richness from mezcal with bold, herb and spice-infused vermouth, creating a balanced, dry and sweet drink. Simply mix Mezcal Diamante with Campari and Cocchi Americano, stir, strain over a large ice cube, and garnish with an orange twist. Savor the perfect balance of flavors in every sip.

Mezcal Espadin Siesta Cocktail

Meet the Siesta cocktail! This unexpected combination of Mezcal Diamante Espadin, Campari and fresh citrus juice is deliciously intriguing. Each sip is balanced and refreshing, with a sweet tart body and a hint of bitter on the finish. One sip in, we were sold!

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