3 Tasty Irish-Inspired Tequila Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

March 11, 2015

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year with a Mexican twist and whip up one of these tasty tequila cocktails. Each festive recipe features Hornitos Black Barrel tequila - a super smooth, triple aged, 100% agave tequila that has the distinct and complex notes of whiskey. Perfect for both whiskey and tequila lovers! So raise your glass and say, “Sláinte!” (Cheers!) with these Irish-inspired cocktail recipes. 
Sláinte de la Noche

1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
1 ½ parts coffee liqueur
¼ part vanilla syrup *
1 part heavy cream
*To make vanilla syrup, mix together 1 part sugar, 1 part water and 1 part vanilla extract. Bring to a boil and cool before serving (approximately 1-2 minutes)
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a glass and serve.
The Mexichaun
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2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
⅔ parts green chartreuse
1 part fresh lime juice
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Strain over ice.

Hornitos® Green Mexican
1 Part Hornitos® Plata Tequila
1 Part Midori®
4 parts sweet and sour mix
Preparation: Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add Hornitos® Plata Tequila and Midori®, fill rest of glass with sour mix, and garnish with an orange slice.

Recipes courtesy of Hornitos Tequila. No payment was received for this post.