Make Classic Cocktails With Don Julio Tequila

Tequila cocktail

Don Julio Blanco is an agave-forward tequila with hints of peppery and citrusy notes. Is it any surprise then, that this silver tequila makes for a perfect base when it comes to cocktails? Made of 100% Blue Weber agave, and using the same recipe perfected by Don Julio in Jalisco over 70 years ago, Don Julio Blanco is a celebration of agave in its purest form. Here are a few cocktail recipes in which Don Julio Blanco shimmers brightest!

Don Limonada

This is a signature cocktail made with Don Julio Blanco. It is a refreshingly citrusy drink that is perfect for all occasions.

Ingredients

50ml Don Julio Blanco
1 Lemon cut into pieces
15 ml Agave syrup
8 Mint leaves
50 ml Sparkling water
1 Mint sprig, for garnish

Method

Take a shaker and add all the ingredients to it. Muddle them and then add ice and shake it. Strain the concoction into a rock glass filled with ice. Garnish with a mint spring.

Cocktail

Blood Orange Paloma

Paloma is a popular drink not only in Mexico but also across the world. This cocktail is its fresh, delicious, citrusy and sweet version.

Ingredients

50 ml Don Julio Blanco
30 ml Grapefruit juice
15 ml Lime juice
15 ml Agave syrup
90 ml Blood Orange soda
1 Chili and salt-dusted blood orange wheel, for garnish

Method

Take a shaker, add Don Julio Blanco, grapefruit juice, lime juice and agave syrup and shake well. Strain the content into a highball glass and top it with Blood Orange soda. Garnish with a chili and salt-dusted blood orange wheel.

Margarita Don Julio

This cocktail is an invigorating combination of Don Julio Blanco and orange liqueur with a sweet finish.

Ingredients

40 ml Don Julio Blanco
20 ml Orange liqueur
20 ml Fresh lime juice
1 Lime wedge, for garnish

Method

Take a shaker and add all the ingredients in it with ice. Shake the contents well and then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Psst! Don Julio tequilas are now available in India! Don Julio Blanco and Don Julip Reposado are already accessible in Indian states and union territories of Haryana, Chandigarh, Maharashtra and Goa .Diageo India is bringing Don Julio Anejo and the sophisticated Don Julio 1942 will be available in India from December 18, 2023.

While it is good to learn about different liquors, one must remember to consume alcohol in moderation. Always drink and serve alcohol responsibly.