Herradura Tequila Cocktails

Our What to Drink series continues with  Herradura, a tequila that dates back to 1870.

Herradura Plata is aged for 45 days which gives it its light straw colour and makes it is the longest aged tequila on the market. Double distilled with 40% ABV, it has a vegetative and spicy flavour with agave and woody notes ending a smooth and warming finish.

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L-R: Herradura Tequila, Agave Tommy’s Margarita, Paloma

If you don’t like to sip tequila neat or have it in a shot, try the cocktail recipes below:

Agave ‘Tommy’s’ Margarita

Ingredients
30mlHerradura Reposado
15ml Agave nectar (1:1 with water)
20ml Fresh lime juice

Method
Shake and strain over ice. Serve in a highball or short glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

Paloma

Ingredients
45ml Herradura Plata
15ml fresh lime juice
Pinch of salt flakes
Sparkling pink grapefruit soda

Method
Build and stir over ice in above order. Serve in a Highball glass. Garnish with lime wheels, salt rim optional.

¡Salud!

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Herradura Tequila Cocktails was last modified: December 20th, 2015 by Corinne Mossati

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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues. She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List.