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Unique Tequila Cocktails That Could Surprise You

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Love tequila cocktails? Why not try some unique twists and take your cocktail-mixing game to a whole new dimension? Here are a few tequila cocktail recipes curated by Karina Sanchez, Global Don Julio Brand Ambassador that showcases the versatility and the lure of this trending spirit. 

Impressive Tequila Cocktail Recipes

1. The Primavera Cocktail Recipe

Primavera Cocktail
This delectable tequila cocktail evokes fruity aromas that will entice the senses like never before. The beautiful blend of tequila, citrus, mint, and agave offers an unforgettable taste sensation. If you want to try mixing this delightful drink at home, here’s the cocktail recipe for you:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco - 50ml
- Lime Juice - 20ml
- Ginger Juice - 20ml
- Agave Syrup - 20ml
- Pineapple Juice - 60ml
- Lime - 1
- Chilli Powder
- Salt
- Ice

Method
- To begin crafting this tequila cocktail, first, prepare a rock glass by rubbing its rim with a wedge of lime. Next, combine chilli powder and salt on a plate and dip the rim into the powder. Coat the rim evenly with the mixture. Set the glass aside
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Don Julio Blanco, freshly squeezed lime juice, ginger juice, agave syrup and pineapple juice into the shaker
- Shake vigorously to combine 
- Add some ice into the prepared rocks glass
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into the prepared rocks glass over the ice
- Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve!

 2. The Coconut Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Coconut Margarita
This delicious take on the classic margarita is sweet to sip and brings the vanilla and toffee notes of Don Julio Reposado to the forefront. Garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon, this cocktail packs a whole burst of sweet and spicy characters that will tickle the senses. Here’s the tequila cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Reposado - 50ml 
- Coconut cream - 60ml 
- Evaporated milk - 50ml
- Natural syrup - 50ml
- Ice

Method
- Grab a blender and add some ice to it
- Measure and Don Julio Reposado, coconut cream, evaporated milk and natural syrup into the blender
- Blend the ingredients until you get a smooth consistency
- Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass using a cocktail strainer
- Sprinkle cinnamon powder on top to garnish

3. The Cazuela Cocktail Recipe

Add a Mexican flair to your house party with this traditional serve. Mixed in clayware - cazuela, this cocktail packs a refreshing burst of citrus that will leave your senses in pure delight! Here’s the tequila cocktail recipe by Karina Sanchez for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco - 60ml 
- Limes - 4
- Oranges - 2½  
- Grapefruit - 1
- Grapefruit soda - top up
- Sea salt
- Ice

Method 
- Grab a cazuela and add some ice to it
- Squeeze the juice from four limes, two oranges and half of the grapefruit and add to the cazuela
- Next, measure and pour Don Julio Blanco Tequila and top up with grapefruit soda
- Add some sea salt to the mixture and mix the drink with a spoon
- Garnish with remaining slices of orange and grapefruit.

4. The Hibiscus Morita Cocktail Recipe

Hibiscus Morita
Want to try an exciting and spicy cocktail? Then, you must try Hibiscus Morita! Its delicious blend of flavours will give your senses a fiery kick that will definitely linger on your palate for a while longer. Made from Don Julio Blanco, Hibiscus, Morita Chilli, citrus and agave syrup, this unique tequila cocktail is for those who love their drinks bold and tempting! Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco - 50ml 
- Lime juice - 20ml
- Natural syrup - 20ml
- Agave syrup - 20ml
- Hibiscus Morita reduction* - 60ml
- Chilli powder
- Warm Salt
- Ice

Method
- Hibiscus Morita reduction method: Boil hibiscus in water to make syrup. In another pan, boil 2 pieces of Morita chilli in about 200 ml of water. Once the Morita is well blended in water, strain the liquid. Next, in a blender, combine one part of hibiscus syrup with one part of sugar and 20 ml of Morita juice until smooth.
- To begin the recipe, prepare a cocktail glass by rimming the edges with the chilli powder and salt mixture. Set the glass aside
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Next, measure and pour Don Julio Blanco, freshly squeezed lime juice, natural syrup, agave syrup, and Hibiscus Morita reduction into the shaker
- Shake vigorously to combine 
- Next, add some ice to the prepared cocktail glass
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture from the cocktail shaker into the prepared glass over the ice and serve!