Tequila has been around for centuries. The story of its creation has changed and turned into a few good tall tales. One thing we know for sure is its spicy, tasty, and aged just right. Tequila is a fun drink for parties and summer nights. Juan Tequila wants to make sure you are always taken care of and enjoying the finest of tequilas. Here are three tasty tequila recipes for summer enjoyment.
- Blackberry Sage Tequila Smash
2 oz. Tequila
1 oz. freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
Three large blackberries
Eight sage leaves
Two cane sugar cubes
Muddle blackberry, sage, and sugar in a large shaker. Add tequila, grapefruit juice, and crushed ice. Shake well and garnish with sage before serving.
- Ginger Beer Margarita
1.5 oz of tequila
1 oz of fresh lime juice
3 oz ginger beer
.5 oz simple syrup
.5 cup ice
Salt for rimming
Add tequila, lime juice, ginger beer, simple syrup and ice to a shaker and stir. Pour and serve over ice with a lime wedge for garnishing. Ginger beer is carbonated. Do not shake!
- Tommy’s Margarita
2 oz tequila
1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
.5 oz agave syrup
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and strain over ice.
When deciding which tequila to choose, understand there are two types of tequila. There is the 100% Blue Agave and Tequila Mixto, which is 51% Blue Agave and 49% sugar. Those categories are divided into smaller types of tequila.
- Tequila Silver
- Tequila Gold
- Tequila Reposado
- Tequila Anejo
- Tequila Extra Anejo
Use these categories to determine the taste and strength of your summer creation.
Juan Tequila Bar & Restaurant is the perfect establishment for date nights and weekend getaways. We have happy hour specials every day of the week. We can help you determine which category of tequila matches your pallet and how they differ while you enjoy our tacos, appetizers, and other delicious menu items. We have a fully stocked bar with a range of qualities. From 11:30 am to 6:30 pm on Tuesdays Tacos, tequilas, and mezcales are 50% OFF. Wednesday through Sunday from 3 pm to 6 pm all food and drinks are 30% off. Book your reservations online or contact us to reserve a table during our peak times.