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Celebrate Mexican Independence with Margarita

Tuesday Aug 23, 2011
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Even though summer is coming to an end, there’s still cause for celebration - Mexican Independence Day is September 16th! This year, why not celebrate one of Mexico’s most important holidays with a modern take on the classic Margarita.

The Don Julio Pomegranate Margarita combines Don Julio Blanco - a crisp, citrusy tequila that highlights the flavors of agave - with a refreshing splash of pomegranate juice for a festive take on an a traditional favorite.

If you want to elevate your tequila experience, toast to Mexican Independence Day just like Don Julio Master Distiller Enrique de Colsa by treating yourself and guests to Don Julio 1942.

Best enjoyed neat or on the rocks, 1942’s rich caramel and honey notes make it the perfect drink to toast to the holiday.


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Pomegranate Margarita

Best enjoyed neat or on the rocks, 1942’s rich caramel and honey notes make it the perfect drink to toast to the holiday.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco
2 1/2 ounces pomegranate juice
2 teaspoons fine sugar
1/2 ounce lime juice
Sugar (to rim glass)
1 lime wedge


Preparation:

Combine Don Julio Blanco, pomegranate juice, fine sugar and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
Rim margarita glass with sugar.
Strain ingredients into margarita glass.
Garnish with lime.
Ideal Serving Glass:
Margarita glass

Yield:

1 drink

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