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Happy Hour: Tequila Cocktail

In my opinion, tequila is an underrated liquor. I usually only use it to make margaritas or take shots. However, I've recently decided to experiment with the Mexican spirit in other drinks, like the cocktail seen here. This recipe was surprisingly refreshing and not too strong. With chunks of fresh pineapple and a slight fizz, it tasted like a tequila sangria. This sensational concoction is wonderful on a warm afternoon. I definitely plan on making it again, perhaps as an alternative to margs at my next fiesta. To see how I made it,

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Tequila Cocktail

Tequila Cocktail

Tequila Cocktail

Ingredients

1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
10 ounces white tequila
12 ounces fresh pineapple juice
12 ounces lemon-lime soda
Crushed ice

Directions

  1. Combine pineapple and mint in a pitcher, muddle. Add the tequila, pineapple juice, and lemon-lime soda.
  2. Serve over crushed ice and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Serves 4-6.

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clickmichelle clickmichelle 8 years
Mmmm, I love tequila, and finding new ways to use it. @shoneyjoe http://www.kashrut.com/articles/liquor2/ gives the Kosher For Passover rundown on beers and liquors. Tequila not the only kosher choice for Passover, not by a long shot. I think you friend just liked his tequila.
AbSugar AbSugar 8 years
mmm tequila is my favorite, and this drink sounds great. I like to just mix tequila with grapefruit soda sometimes too.
sfbutterfly24 sfbutterfly24 8 years
mmm tequila drinks so good unless it is made with Cuervo that stuff is HORRIBLE and should NOT be called tequila!!!
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 8 years
Sounds refreshing!
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 8 years
Sounds refreshing!
snaphappy snaphappy 8 years
Saw it and had to try it! My hubby and I made them tonight.......YUM! We used only 8 oz of tequila instead of 10 and it was good
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
I agree that tequila is underrated. That coctail looks delish!
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
I've never been the biggest tequila fan, but it has its place now and then.A friend of mine said that tequila was the only kosher for passover hard alcohol and that thus tequila was all he subsisted on during the holiday. Anyone out there want to confirm or deny?
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
I've never been the biggest tequila fan, but it has its place now and then. A friend of mine said that tequila was the only kosher for passover hard alcohol and that thus tequila was all he subsisted on during the holiday. Anyone out there want to confirm or deny?
HonestMuffin HonestMuffin 8 years
pretty picture!
HonestMuffin HonestMuffin 8 years
pretty picture!
gabiushka gabiushka 8 years
Sounds quite nice and light tasting...
jessie jessie 8 years
bottoms up!
jessie jessie 8 years
bottoms up!
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
This sounds delicious! But I love tequila in any form.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
Anything done by Bobby has got to taste good, plus I like tequila.
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