5 Partida cocktail recipes to beat the last of the summer heat
Even though fall is right around the corner, there seems to be no indication of high temps leaving the Valley anytime soon. While we still have an excuse to sip on summery cocktails by the pool, try one of these Partida Tequila recipes to cool off with.
Calorie count in cocktails can be very high… especially if you’re fond of those ‘drinkable dessert’ concoctions. The Partida Margarita comes in at roughly 200 calories less than traditional margaritas as it’s made without any secondary liquor (like triple sec, containing at least 100 calories per ounce), no garnish and no salt. Try it for yourself!
• 1 oz. lime juice (app. the juice from one lime)
• ¾ oz. pure, organic agave nectar
• ¾ oz. pure spring water
• 1.5 oz. Partida Tequila Blanco, Reposado or Añejo
Just shake over ice and taste to preference!
For a bit of variety, experiment with more Partida cocktail recipes to keep the good feelings flowing…
THE HONEY SOUR
- 2 oz Partida Reposado
- 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- 1 oz Honey Syrup (equal parts honey with water)
- Egg White
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with zest of an orange peel – discard when used.
SPICY WATERMELON FRESCA
- 1 ½ oz Partida Blanco
- ¾ oz Cointreau
- 4 to 5 Pieces Watermelon
- 2 Strips Jalapeno (cut from top to bottom of jalapeno)
Muddle the watermelon and jalapeno in a mixing glass. Add other ingredients and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass.
Garnish with a lime wheel.
PEACH MINT SMASH
- 1¾ oz Partida Reposado
- 6 Peach Quarters
- 6 Mint Leaves
- ¼ oz Lemon Juice
- ¼ oz Simple Syrup
Muddle the peach and mint in a mixing glass. Add other ingredients and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.
- 2 oz Partida Blanco
- Juice of half a lime
- Pinch of salt (small)
- Squirt Mexican Soda or Jarritos Grapefruit Soda
Build ingredients into a highball glass with ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Learn more about Partida Tequila at partidatequila.