Tequila Cocktail

1 jigger – Shot  Tequila
½ oz grenadine
1 lime juiced

Mix al ingredients and pour over crushed ice in a champagne glass. Serve with straw.

Tequila Sunrise
There are two variations of this very popular cocktail. The name comes from the coloring of the drink that looks like the sunrise.

Classic Recipe:

2 oz Tequila
3 dashes grenadine
½ tsp creme de cassis
½ lime juice and rind
Sparkling water

Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour  tequila, lime juice & rind,grenadine and creme de cassis. Fill with sparkling water and stir.

Contemporary Recipe:

2 oz Tequila
1 oz grenadine
4 oz orange juice

Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour the tequila and orange juice almost to the top of the glass. Gently pour grenadine near the wall of the glass. It will sink to the bottom and create the graduated coloring of the sunrise. Don’t mix. Garnish with lemon wedge cherry.

Tequila Sunset
Substitute blackberry brandy for grenadine.



2 oz Tequila
½ oz Triple Sec or Cointreau
½ lime juice

Rub the rim of a cocktail glass with the rind of the lime and spin it in a plate with salt.  Pour the ingredients over ice in a bar glass and stir until chilled. Pour strained into the salt prepared cocktail glass.