Take a chance on some delicious cocktails made by your own hands; don’t be afraid to try something new. You may have hidden skills; be sure to give cocktail making a try. A ‘Renegade’ is a simple and tasty drink to make. It’s made with 1 oz. Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila, 1 oz. Triple Sec, 1 oz. Cointreau, 1 oz. Southern Comfort, and 1 oz. pineapple juice. Combine all of the ingredients in a shaker half-filed with ice, shake well into a stem nearby, and then garnish with pineapple. A ‘Rosita’ is a great drink to try to master. It’s made with 1.5 oz. tequila, 1 oz. Campari, ½ oz. dry Vermouth, and ½ oz. sweet Vermouth. Pour all of it over crushed ice, and stir well. If you enjoy simple and straight to the point, a ‘Rusty Navel’ is your drink. It’s made with 1 part tequila and 1 part Amaretto.
Have yourself a ‘Shady Lady;’ it’s made with 1 oz. tequila, 1 oz. Midori, and 4 oz. grapefruit juice. Shake well with ice and strain into a glass. Garnish with fruit and a cherry for added flavor and color. Lemonade is a very popular drink; adding it to tequila only enhances it flavors even more. A ‘Shaker’ is made with 1.5 oz. tequila, 3 oz. pineapple juice, ½ oz. lemon juice or lemonade, and ½ tsp. Grenadine. Combine in a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, shake well, and strain into a cocktail glass. Something similar and extra tasty is ‘Silk Stockings.’ It’s made with 1.5 oz. tequila, 1 oz. Crème de Cacao, 1 oz. cream, and a dash of Grenadine. Shake all of it well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. There is always a right time to learn a new skill; enjoy finding them out.