We’re all country music fans here, amiright? So, I think it’s safe to say y’all like to get your drink on about as much as I do. Well, here are some exciting ACM Awards related cocktails that you should most definitely be sipping while vegging out on the couch watching the award show in your casual black yoga pants attire. Suaza Tequila was nice enough to mix up some fun recipes for the event!
I’m a terrible cocktail maker, but I might be experimenting with these over the weekend to see what I come up with. If you decide to do the same while rooting for Miranda Lambert (or those other guys, I guess) for Entertainer of the Year, be sure to leave a comment below or tweet me @JukeboxMixtape to let me know how it tastes!
Check them out below!
Southern Sweet Tea-quila
1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
2 black tea bags
1 cup water
1 tbsp. sugar
Sprigs of fresh mint for garnish
In a medium saucepan bring water, tea bags and sugar to a rolling boil. Stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Remove tea bags and allow tea to chill in refrigerator. When the tea is cool, add the Tequila. Pour over ice and garnish with a sprig of mint. Enjoy!
My Kinda Margarita
1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
¼ parts frozen limeade
2 ½ parts pineapple juice
1-3 dashes Tabasco® Chipotle Hot Sauce
Chipotle peppers for garnish
Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Serve on the rocks and garnish with a chipotle pepper.
How We Roll-rita
2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ parts fresh lemon juice
¼ parts agave nectar
¼ parts ginger syrup
1 tsp. puréed canned chipotle in adobe
½ lime, quartered lengthwise
1 strip red bell pepper for garnish
1 small piece beef jerky for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, combine lemon juice, agave nectar, ginger syrup, chipotle purée, and lime wedges. Then add 1 small cup of cubed ice and pour in Tequila; stir. Pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with bell pepper and beef jerky.
[To make your own ginger syrup, boil ⅓ cup sugar and ½ cup water with one 2” piece of peeled and smashed ginger for 5 minutes. Strain and refrigerate.]