If it’s called tequila, it has to be from Mexico. Here is your guide to understanding the origins of tequila and a look at some Texas favorites.
The Tequila Honey Bee Cocktail: Bartender Nick Korbee, the executive chef and beverage director at Egg Shop in New York City, uses honey in his tequila cocktail, with a touch of smokiness thanks to a mezcal wash, which goes brilliantly with the sweet nectar and tart lemon. #cocktaildrinks
El Chupacabra 1 ounce blanco tequila (Herradura, Dos Manos, and Gran Centenario all work) 1 ounce Pimm's ounces fresh lemon juice ounces simple syrup 1 dash Peychaud bitters 2 pieces sliced cucumber ounce Cynar 1 splash soda water
Skinny Sparkling Lemon Margaritas Perfect for poolside. 1 pitcher Crystal Light lemonade packet made with Arrowhead Lemon Sparkling Water fresh squeezed lemons juice A lot of ice(for on the rocks) Patron Tequila to personal preference