Welcome the Long Weekend with Winning Memorial Day Cocktails

May 22, 2015

Welcome the your long Memorial Day weekend with these fruity tequila cocktails.  Whether you are relaxing by the pool or hosting a family barbecue, these delicious drinks will be a welcome addition to the party.


Summer Salute


1 1/2 parts of Sauza® Silver Tequila
4 parts cranberry juice
2 parts lemon soda
2 mint leaves for garnish
Lime wedge for garnish


Step 1: Combine all ingredients except mint leaves in a tall glass. Serve glass with 2 mint leaves. Serve cold or iced. If you want to rim the glass with sugar before pouring the margarita, simply run a lime wedge around the edge of the glass and then dip the rim of the glass in a plate of sugar. Add mint leaves and lime wedge for garnish.

Summertime Sunrise


2 parts Sauza® Blue Reposado Tequila
2 parts Orange Juice
2 dashes grenadine
Orange wedge for garnish


Step 1: In a glass filled with ice stir together orange juice and tequila. Pour the dash of grenadine down the side so that it settles to the bottom of the glass. Add an orange wedge for garnish.

Heart of Gold


1 1/2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1 1/2 part club soda
Juice of 1 fresh grapefruit
1 1/2 parts raspberry ginger ale soda
Orchid for garnish


Step 1: In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients. Shake well and pour into glass over ice. Garnish with an orchid.

*All recipes are courtesy of Sauza Tequila.  Foodista was not paid for this post.

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