Looking for a signature drink for your celebration? Ditch the standard eggnog and feature a cocktail from Tequila Don Julio that highlights flavors reminiscent of the holiday season.

Don’s Apple Cider, created by New York City mixologist Lauren Davis, calls for Tequila Don Julio 70, apple cider, cinnamon syrup and lemon juice.

Must Mix: Don's Apple Cider

Don’s Apple Cider

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Don’s Apple Cider

Created by Lauren Davis

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Don Julio 70
  • 1 oz. Apple Cider
  • 1/2 oz. Cinnamon Syrup*
  • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
  • Fresh Cinnamon for Garnish

Ideal Serve: Rocks Glass

Preparation: Combine Tequila Don Julio 70, apple cider, cinnamon syrup and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake Well. Strain into a rocks glass over large ice cube. Top with freshly grated cinnamon.

*Cinnamon Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Warm Water
  • 6 Cinnamon Sticks

Preparation: Combine sugar, warm water and cinnamon sticks over medium heat. Stir to dissolve sugar. Let cinnamon sticks seep for 12 hours.