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Add Cardenas Legacy Tequila to any cocktail for an elevated experience.


*Specialty cocktail recipes curated by our in-house mixologist, Ernie Johnson

**AWARD-WINNING **Ernie's Apple Cider Old Fashioned (serve hot or cold)

2 oz Cardenas Legacy Reposado

1.5-2oz Apple Cider

1 tsp Agave Syrup or Simple Syrup (1 squirt)

2 dash Angostura Bitters

2 dash Orange Bitters

Mix well with ice

Strain and serve over ice & garnish with an orange slice

Optional- add a cinnamon stick or freshly grated cinnamon

For hot version: Heat apple cider prior to mixing

**Tequila Old Fashioned

2 oz Cardenas Legacy Reposado

1 tsp Agave Syrup or Simple Syrup (1 squirt)

3 dashes Angostura Bitters

2 dashes Orange bitters

Mix well with ice

Strain over ice and add splash of club soda

Garnish with Orange wedge and Luxardo cherry

**Cardenas Legacy Sangria

1 oz Cardenas Legacy Blanco

2 oz Red Wine

½ oz Fresh lime juice

¼ oz Agave Syrup (1 squirt)

Mix well with ice

Top with 1-2 oz of grapefruit soda

Garnish with orange

Add diced fruit into beverage (optional-pear, grapes)

**Prickly Pear Margarita

1 ½ oz Cardenas Legacy Blanco

1 oz Triple Sec or Cointreau

1 oz fresh lime juice

¾ oz Prickly Pear Syrup

Shake well with ice

Pour into glass with sugar rim (sugar and Tajin optional)

Orange garnish

**Ruby Red Paloma

2 oz Cardenas Legacy Blanco

¼ oz Simple Syrup (1 squirt)

1/2 cup ruby red grapefruit juice

Mix well with ice

Strain into glass with ice & ¼ cup club soda (sugar rim optional)

Orange garnish

**Irish Mariachi

1 ½ oz Cardenas Legacy Reposado

3 oz Irish Cream

½ oz Coffee Liquor

Shake vigorously with ice

Drizzle inside of glass with caramel syrup

Strain into low ball glass with ice

PRO TIP* Substitute Cardenas Legacy Reposado aged in bourbon barrels to any whiskey based drink for a surprising twist. 

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