Dry Summer (and a Toast to the Summer Solstice)

                                                                                                                                (Photo courtesy Tequila Don Julio)
Here is the thing. I’m moving. That means I’m packing. My house is a mess. And after two months working full time, I have this blogging frenzy, again... Call it feeling good. Happiness. Summer.  So, I’m sharing this tequila cocktail just because of the picture, which by the way is not mine. All my photograph stuff is packed. But when I saw this drink I couldn’t wait to mix and shake it. It’s a must. A drink for serious people (and thanks to my friends Carolina Rincón and Alejandra Rísquez, who on behalf of Tequila Don Julio, pitched me the recipe and the pic!)
Dry Summer | Ingredients 
1 oz of Tequila Don Julio Reposado
1/3 oz of dry Amontillado sherry
1/3 oz of fresh lemon juice
1/3 oz of agave nectar syrup
1 teaspoon of peach liqueur (I used Mathilda)
1 teaspoon of mezcal (I used Ilegal Joven)
Angostura bitters
Mint sprigs for garnish

1. Combine all the ingredients but the bitter in a shaker with crushed ice. Shake well.
2. Pour into a tall glass with plenty of crushed ice.
3. Add a dash of bitters.
4. Garnish with the mint sprigs.

To print the recipe, click here.

How do you like your tequila?

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