Video:How to Make 5 Easy Tequila Cocktailswith Josh Finocchiaro
Tequila cocktail drinks are sure to get any party going. Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn how to make 5 easy tequila cocktail recipes.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Make 5 Easy Tequila Cocktails
Hi, I’m Josh from Annie’s Cafe & Bar in Denver Colorado. I’m here for About.com to show you how to make 5 easy tequila cocktails.
To get started, I’m going to show you how to make a classic margarita. Before you begin, you’ll need:1 1/2 oz tequila, 1/2 oz triple sec, a dash of lemon or lime juice, 3 oz of sour mix, a lime wedge for garnish, and salt or sugar to rim the glass.
Pour the tequila into an ice-filled shaker. Add the triple sec. Pour in the sour mix, add a dash of lime juice. Now cover and shake well. If you like, you can salt the rim of a chilled glass. Pour the mixture into the glass. Garnish with a wedge of lime and you are ready to serve.
Tequila Sunrise Cocktail:
Next, I’m going to show you how to make a Tequila Sunrise. To get started, you’ll need: 4 oz orange juice, 2 oz tequila, 1/2 oz grenadine, an orange slice, and a maraschino cherry for garnish.
Pour the oz of tequila into an ice-filled highball glass. Add 4 oz of orange juice. Pour the grenadine along edge of the glass to give it the glow of a sunrise. Add the orange and cherry to garnish and you are ready to serve.
Horny Bull Cocktail:
Next, I’m going to show you how to make a Horny Bull. To get started, you’ll need: 2oz tequila, orange juice, and an orange slice for garnish. Add the tequila to a ice-filled highball glass. Top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange slice and serve.
Juan Collins Cocktail:
Next, I’m going to show you how to make a Juan Collins. To get started, you’ll need: 2 oz tequila, 3/4 oz lemon or lime juice juice, 1 teaspoon sugar, 3 oz of club soda, and a lime for garnish.
Pour 2 oz tequila into an ice-filled collins glass, pour 3/4 oz lemon or lime juice juice into the glass, add the sugar, top with club soda. Garnish with a lime and serve.
Old Lay Cocktail:
Finally, I’m going to show you how to make an Old Lay. To get started, you’ll need: 1 1/4 oz tequila, 3/4 oz triple sec, a splash of lime juice, a splash of grenadine, and a lime for garnish. Add 1 1/4 oz of tequila to an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Pour in 3/4 of an oz of triple sec.
Add the lime juice. Shake the mixture. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a highball glass with with ice. Garnish with a lime and serve. Thank you for watching, for more information, go to Food.About.com.