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Jul 24, 2020 | Jensens

A margarita is a delicious cocktail and one of the most popular in North America consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice, often served with salt on the rim of the glass. 

  • 2 Oz Blanco Tequila
  • 2 Oz Newvana Authentic Natural Margarita Natural Flavored Mix
  • 1/2 Oz Orange Liquor
  • Garnish: Lime Wheel 
  • Garnish: Salt

Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice, and shake until chilled.

Strain into the prepared rocks glasses over fresh ice.

Garnish with a lime wheel and salt.

Jul 24, 2020 | Jensens

Tequila's precursor, a milky, frothy agave drink known as pulque, dates back to Mesoamerican times circa 1000 B.C. when indigenous Mexican tribes would commonly harvest and ferment it. It wouldn't be until 16th Century A.D., however, that the contemporary Tequila we know and love would be first produced, around a territory of land that wouldn't officially become known as Tequila until 1666.
That wouldn't stop Spanish aristocrats, Don Pedro Sánchez de Tagle, from opening the world's first tequila factory 66 years before Jalisco. In this Mexican state, the modern city of Tequila is located. It definitely wouldn't stop Don Jose Antonio de Cuervo from founding the first Vino Mezcal de Tequila de Jose Cuervo in Tequila over a century later in 1795, birthing the world's most successful tequila brand to this day.
Tequila's origins are relatively well documented, but unfortunately, the history of National Tequila Day's roots is a little murkier. Not much can be found on who originated the holiday, what originated the holiday, and why it takes place on the dates it does. Perhaps the originators imbibed a little too much on their supply to remember. Regardless, standard zeitgeist rules that National Tequila Day takes place on July 24th in the United States, and the Mexican Senate just ruled in 2018 that their own occurs on the third Saturday of every March.

Jul 24, 2020 | Jensens

Ingredients
 Salt
1 grapefruit wedge
¼ cup fresh grapefruit juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon sugar
¼ cup mescal or tequila
¼ cup club soda

Pour some kosher salt on a plate. Rub half of the rim of a highball glass with grapefruit wedge; dip the edge of the glass in salt. Combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, and sugar in glass; stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in mescal, add ice, and top off with club soda. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

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