Wildberry Margarita Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

It is okay to celebrate the day of love without sipping bubbly. This Valentine’s Day, we suggest you ditch the champagne and toast the occasion with a rose-colored cocktail involving tequila or mezcal instead. To help you prepare the ultimate Valentine’s Day fete, we have rounded up the best agave-based cocktails to serve. Whether your festivities include a gathering with friends, an intimate dinner with your partner, or any anything in between, these delicious libations are bounds to boost everyone’s mood this holiday.

Letras y Besos Cazadores Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Letras y Besos

by Christian Suzuki

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. Tequila Cazadores Blanco
  • .75 oz. Bonal Gentiane Quina
  • .50 oz. Pedro Ximénez Sherry
  • 1 dash Saline

Method:

Add ingredients into a mixing glass, Next, stir until chilled. Then, serve in a Nick and Nora glass, and garnish with orange peel.

Cupid Cuervo Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Cupid Cuervo

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Plata Tequila
  • 1 oz Italian aperitif
  • 1 oz Blanc vermouth
  • 1 Strawberry
  • 1 Lime wedge

Method:

Muddle the strawberry and lime wedge in a mixing glass. Next, add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a rocks glass filled with one large ice cube. Garnish with an orange twist with a heart punched out.

Rosita Cazadores Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Rosita

by Manny Hinojos

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz. Tequila Cazadores Blanco
  • 1 oz. Lychee Puree
  • ½ oz. Rose Water
  • ½ oz. Agave Syrup
  • 2 oz. Sparkling Wine

Method:

In a cocktail shaker with ice combine all the ingredients except sparkling wine, shake vigorously and serve in a chilled cocktail glass, top with sparkling wine.

Mexi-Politan Cazadores Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Mexi-Politan

by Manny Hinojosa

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz. Tequila Cazadores Blanco
  • ¾ oz. Patron Citronge – Orange Liqueur
  • ¾ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 oz. Homemade Hibiscus Flower Tea*

Method:

In a cocktail shaker combine all the ingredients with ice, shake and serve up in a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish with an orange slice.

*Hibiscus Tea Recipe: In a large pot add 1 full cup of dried hibiscus flower, 3 cups of water, boil for a few minutes, let that cool off and the hibiscus tea is ready to use.

Raspberry Tequila Spritz Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Raspberry Tequila Spritz

by Alan Rusega-Pelayo

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Tequila Cazadores Reposado
  • 1 oz. Lychee Juice (from canned lychee)
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 5 Raspberries
  • 1 pinch Kosher Salt
  • 2 oz. Martini & Rossi Rosé

Method:
Muddle raspberries in the bottom of a wine glass. Next, Add ice cubes. Pour in all remaining ingredients. Top with Rosé and stir gently. Garnish with a lime wheel and raspberry

Cranberry Smash Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Cranberry Smash

by Manny Hinojosa

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz. Tequila Cazadores Blanco
  • ½ oz. Disaronno
  • 1 oz. Cranberry Puree
  • 1 sprig of Fresh Mint
  • ½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • ½ oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Juice

Method:

In cocktail shaker, combine all the ingredients with ice and shake vigorously. Serve over ice, and garnish with a lime twist and cranberry.

Prickly Pear & Agave Margarita Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Prickly Pear & Agave Margarita

by Manny Hinojosa

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz Tequila Cazadores Blanco
  • ¼ oz. St. Germain
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 3/4 oz. agave nectar
  • 1 oz. Fresh Prickly Pear Puree
  • Manny’s Salt Rim

Method:

In a mixing glass, add all the ingredients with ice, shake and serve on the rocks (salt rim optional). Garnish with a lime wedge.

Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Spiced Pear

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Espolòn Reposado
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • .75 oz spiced pear liqueur/syrup*
  • .25 oz agave syrup (1:1)

Method:

Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice. Then, shake with ice , and strain over fresh ice into a large rocks glass, garnish with a cardamom salted rim and a lime wheel.

Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Espolòn Spicy Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Espolòn Blanco or Reposado
  • .5 oz of Ancho Reyes Verde
  • 1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1.5 oz agave syrup (depending on sweetness)

Method:

Include all ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice. Shake ingredients with ice, double strain in a coupette. Garnish with lime.

Wildberry Margarita Is One of The Best Agave Based Cocktails To Spice Up Valentine’s Day

Wild Berry Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of Mezcal Amarás Espadin Joven
  • 2 oz of Wild Berry Tea
  • 3 oz of fresh Lime Juice

Method:

Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice; shake and strain into a cocktail glass; garnish with blackberries and raspberries.

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