Get your shakers ready for Friday, July 24 to celebrate National Tequila Day.

Patrón Tequila recently added a new member to the family – Patrón Citrónge Mango Liqueur – a smooth, sweet mango liqueur that’s filled with a combination of light citrus notes and a hint of pineapple & peach.

Lil Mizz Sunshine

Lil Mizz Sunshine

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Lil Mizz Sunshine

Created by Rosie Ruiz, Cole’s (LA)

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. Roca Patrón Reposado
  • 2 oz. Patrón Citrónge Mango
  • 3 oz. Orange/Chamomile Tea-Infused Sweet Vermouth*
  • 3 oz. Lime Juice
  • 10 White Sugar Cubes
  • 6 oz. Club Soda

Preparation: Muddle sugar cubes with lime juice, Stir all ingredients (except for club soda) with ice. Strain over 1 large block of ice. Add club soda, and garnish with orange wheels and edible flowers.

*Orange Chamomile infused sweet vermouth

Ingredients:

  • 5 tsp. Orange Chamomile Tea Leaves
  • 750 ml. Dolin Sweet Vermouth

Preparation: Infuse tea in vermouth for 2 hours. After 2 hours, strain out tea and refrigerate.

Serves: 4-5


Mucho Mango

Created by Esteban Ordonez (NYC)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Patrón Citrónge Mango Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. Pyrat Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Mango Nectar
  • 3/4 oz. Lime Juice
  • 3 Medium Basil Leaves
  • 2 Dashes Hibiscus Bitters
  • Pink Peppercorn Salt*

Preparation: In a cocktail shaker, combine the first five ingredients, fill with ice and shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe that has been rimmed with the peppercorn salt. Garnish by floating the basil leaf and placing a few peppercorns on it.

*In a mortar combine 1 tsp of pink peppercorns with 3 tsp. of coarse grain salt and grind to a medium grain powder.


Salpicon de Mango (Mango Splash)

Salpicon de Mango (Mango Splash)

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Salpicon de Mango (Mango Splash)

Created by Esteban Ordonez (NYC)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Patrón Citrónge Mango Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Patrón Silver Tequila
  • 3/4 oz. Lime Juice (or the juice of a medium-sized lime)
  • 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 3/4 oz. Orange Juice
  • Long Splash Chilled Club Soda

Preparation: Fill a large rocks glass or double old fashioned glass with ice. Combine all ingredients over the ice, adding the club soda in the end gently. Stir to mix all ingredients and garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig if desired.