Tequila Mockingbird Drink Recipes


Love in the Time of Kahlua

1 ounce light rum

1/2 ounce coffee liqueur

2 ounces light cream

Ground cinnamon or nutmeg, to taste

Combine the rum and coffee liqueur over ice in a rocks glass. Pour the cream on top and sprinkle a little spice.

Romeo and Julep

6 sprigs fresh mint, washed

1 teaspoon light brown sugar

1/2 ounce peach schnapps

1 1/2 ounces bourbon

1 (12-ounce) can lemon-lime soda

In a highball glass, muddle the mint, sugar, and schnapps until the sugar dissolves. Add ice and bourbon, and fill to the top with the lemon-lime soda.

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita

Coarse salt, for cocktail rim

1 1/2 ounces tequila

1 ounce lime juice

1/2 ounce triple sec

1 lime wedge, for garnish

Rim a cup in coarse salt and set aside. Dump all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain over fresh ice into the salted cup. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Orange Julius Caesar

3 ounces orange juice

2 ounces milk

1 1/2 ounces light rum

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Put all ingredients, plus a handful of ice, into a blender.

Heart of Dark Mist

1 1/2 ounces blackberry liqueur

1/2 ounce gin

1/2 ounce lemon juice

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


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