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El Mayor Holiday

The holidays are a time of traditions and family. That’s true of El Mayor® as well, a premium tequila crafted in the tradition of our ancestors.

In the spirit of the season, we bring you a selection of holiday cocktails to help you celebrate all your winter occasions. These simple recipes were hand-crafted to complement the flavors of our Blanco and Reposado expressions with holiday flair. And they’re perfect for sharing with friends and family as you toast to another year of memories together.

Cheers to all your holiday moments, both traditional and new.

 

PUMPKIN NOG

 

 

 

 

 

2 oz. El Mayor Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Real Pumpkin Puree (or Pumpkin Butter)
2 oz. Milk
Sprinkle Ground Cinnamon and Nutmeg

Shake ingredients over ice, pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.

 

CRAN-APPLE COLLINS

2 oz. El Mayor® Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Real Apple Puree (or Cinnamon Apple Sauce)
¾ oz. Lemon Juice
1 oz. Cranberry Juice
1 oz. Soda

Shake ingredients over ice, then top with soda and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and ground cinnamon dust.

 

FIG AND GINGER MARGARITA

1 ½ oz. El Mayor® Reposado Tequila
½ oz. Ginger Liqueur
½ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Orange Juice
1 Tbsp Fig Jam

Shake ingredients over ice, then strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with an orange wheel and ground cinnamon dust.

 

PARTRIDGE IN A CHAI TEA

1 ½ oz. El Mayor® Blanco Tequila
½ oz. Orange Liqueur
¾ oz. Simple Syrup
¾ oz. Lemon Juice
1 ½ oz. Chai Tea

Shake ingredients over ice, then strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

 

GINGER PEAR MARGARITA

1 ½ oz. El Mayor® Reposado Tequila
½ oz. Ginger Liqueur
2 oz. Pear Nectar
½ oz. Lime Juice
½ oz. Simple Syrup

Shake ingredients over ice, then strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

 

APRICOT SOUR

1 ½ oz. El Mayor® Reposado Tequila
¾ oz. Apricot Brandy
¾ oz. Simple Syrup
¾ oz. Lemon Juice
Dash Nutmeg
1 oz Red Wine (Float)

Shake ingredients over ice, then strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Float red wine and garnish with ground nutmeg.

 

HOLIDAY SHANDY

1 ½ oz. El Mayor® Reposado Tequila
1 Squeeze Lime
2 oz. Ginger Beer
2 oz. Hard Cider
Sprinkle Ground Cinnamon

Shake ingredients over ice, then top with ginger beer and cider and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and a cinnamon stick.

 

HOLIDAY BREW

1 ¼ oz. El Mayor® Blanco Tequila
½ oz. Irish Cream
¼ oz. Peppermint Schnapps
4 oz. Coffee

Build in a mug, warm, then top with whipped cream.

 

CRAN ‘N’ HONEY SPRITZ

2 oz. El Mayor® Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Cranberry Juice
½ oz. Honey Simple Syrup*
½ oz. Lemon Juice
1 ½ oz. Prosecco

*Honey Simple Syrup: Boil equal parts honey and water.

Shake ingredients over ice and top with Prosecco. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist and ground cinnamon dust.

 

Happy Holidays from El Mayor® Tequila.