Let 2015 be the year for tequila to be your go-to spirit and keep your new years. For those with a New Year’s resolution to lead a healthier lifestyle, Tequila Herradura presents these low-calorie cocktails for a guilt free treat. Swap these delicious, slimmed-down options into your routine to imbibe without feeling guilty.
Kaffir Lime Leaf Spritzer
• 2 oz Herradura Silver
• 2 oz Kaffir lime leaf tea (chilled)
• ½ oz lime juice
• ½ oz lemongrass syrup
• For Kaffir tea: take 10 Kaffir lime leaves and place in a teapot or other heat proof receptacle and add boiling water. After 10 minutes remove leaves and allow cooling to room temperature.
• For the Lemongrass syrup: cut 2 stems of lemon grass into discs. Place in a hot pan and gently toast for 20 seconds. Add 1 liter of simple syrup and bring to the boil, simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat & allow cooling to room temperature.
• Place all ingredients in to a cocktail shaker filled with cubed ice. Shake hard and strain over ice into a tall glass. Garnish with a lemongrass spear and a mint sprig.
• 1 oz Herradura Silver
• 1 oz Dolin Bianco vermouth
• Dash orange bitter
• ½ oz lemon juice
• 1 oz club soda
• Pomegranate seeds
• Place all ingredients except the soda into a high balled filled. Add the club soda last then using a bar spoon stir the ingredients together to chill & combine the flavors. Garnish with a mint sprig and pomegranate seeds.
**21 and over – please drink responsibly **