Ingredients: ● 1 1⁄2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco ● 1⁄2 oz Sage & Mint Syrup ● 1⁄8 oz Ginger Juice ● 3⁄4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
Preparation: ● Add all ingredients in a shaker with ice ● Shake vigorously and strain over ice into a coupe glass ● Garnish with sage & mint bunch gold-clipped to the rim of the glass
Glassware: ● Coupe glass
Garnish:● Fresh Sage & Mint Bunch
"Guests will recognize the classic foundations of the margarita, but quickly be taken by the exotic combinations of flavors," mixologist Charles Joly exclusively told E! News. "Sage and mint set off the tropical and vegetal notes in Tequila Don Julio Blanco. We spice things up with a splash of fresh galangal juice."
Ingredients:● 1 1⁄2 oz Tequila Don Julio 70 Cristallino ● 1⁄2 oz Lillet Blanc or Dry Vermouth ● 1⁄4ozGin ● 3 dashes Orange Bitters
Preparation: ● Add all ingredients into a chilled martini glass ● Stir thoroughly ● Garnish with blue cheese stuffed olives
Glassware: ● Martini Glass
Garnish:● Hand-Stuffed Nopalito & Cojita Cheese Olives
"While your mind may not go to tequila as the driver behind this venerable stirred cocktail, Tequila Don Julio 70 Cristalino steps into the role with an award-worthy performance," Charles explained. "We want to complement the refreshing, shaken cocktails with an elegant, smooth sipper. This Cristalino tequila spans the flavor wheel with green-grass, vanilla, mild oak tones, citrus, cooked tropical fruit and more."
Ingredients:● 1 1⁄2 oz Tequila Don Julio Reposado ● 1⁄2 oz Beet & Orange Juice Blend ● 1⁄4 oz Grapefruit Juice ● 1⁄2 oz Lime Juice ● 1⁄2 oz Rosemary Simple Syrup ● 1 oz Sparkling Water ● Dashes Salt Water
Preparation: ● Add all ingredients (except sparkling water) in a shaker with ice ● Shake vigorously and strain over ice into a collins glass ● Garnish with rosemary sprig and dehydrated orange wheel
Glassware:● Collins glass
Garnish:● Rosemary Sprig ● Dehydrated Orange Wheel
"Guests will be drawn in by the intoxicating color and presentation," Charles predicted. "Complementing the herbaceous and herbal flavors inherent in Tequila Don Julio Reposado, the subtle touch of beet and citrus round it all out."
Ingredients:● 1 1⁄2 oz Tequila Don Julio 1942 poured neat in a tasting glass
Preparation:● To be accompanied by a delicious bite (chocolate-dipped mandarin segment with gold flakes) served with gold skewers and placed on a gold tray alongside the 1942 serve.
"The liquid stands alone with robust flavors of cacao, cooked agave, concentrated citrus, clove, vanilla and more," Charles explained. "We partnered with local Los Angeles chocolatier, Matty Kim, to create the perfect side serve: seasonal Cara-Cara orange segments hand-dipped in chocolate that has been kissed by pasilla pepper."
Charles also E! News readers a bonus option for those who prefer non-alcoholic drinks. Seedlip Grove 42 lays the foundation for a mocktail full of festive flavor.
"This time of year, citrus season is providing us with some incredible and fleeting offerings, sourcing fresh kumquats to create a cordial and garnish," Charles noted. "Sweet, tart and just the right touch of bitter make this a perfectly balanced profile. We tie it all together with a superb and lively non-alcoholic sparkling wine."
Ingredients:• 1 ½ oz Seedlip Grove 42• ¾ oz Kumquat Cordial• 3 ½ oz Alcohol-Free Sparkling Wine
Preparation:Add Seedlip Grove 42 and Kumquat Cordial into a chilled champagne flute. Top with alcohol-free sparkling wine. Garnish with sliced kumquat and lemon twist.