This Valentine’s Day, consider Hornitos Black Barrel – we thought the “whiskey-like” tequila would make a unique gift for guys, and the cocktail recipes below my signature are a great way for couples (or singles) to enjoy the evening together.
Ø Hornitos® Black Barrel is triple aged to create a complex tequila with whiskey characteristics, making it unlike anything else in the tequila category. This unique combination (and cool matte-black bottle) makes a great gift idea for tequila and whiskey lovers alike. Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila is available with an SRP of $29.99
LOVESTRUCK BY LEMON
– 1 ¼ Parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
– ½ Part Lemon Juice
– ¼ Part Agave
– Lemon Wedge
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
– 1½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
– ¾ Part Apple Cider
– 2 Parts Water
– ¾ Part Cinnamon Syrup *
– 1 Part Lemon Juice
– 2 Dashes Angostura® Bitters
Preparation: Combine all ingredients together and serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and an apple wedge. Can be served hot or cold.
*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.