Olmeca Tequila18 Dec 2015
Olmeca Tequila Presents: 2015 in Cocktails
We’re taking a look back at the wackiest and wildest moments of 2015 – and presenting them in cocktails. Obviously.
Up your NYE game by serving the most ‘on fleek’ pop culture references, in a glass. Miley, that’s what’s good.
The Dress – The Blue Lagoon Margarita
Black and blue, or white and gold? The world was divided, and all over a photo of a dress. Show the world that blue truly is better with Blue Lagoon Margarita.
Altos Blanco 50 ml
Blue Curacao 25ml
Pineapple juice 15ml
Lime soda 15ml
Lime juice splash
Netflix and Chill - Bloody Maria
“Netflix and chill?” was added to the dictionary of delinquents – Urban Dictionary – and as a result, the days of “Do you want to come up for a coffee?” were officially over. Celebrate this momentous occasion with the chillest of all the cocktails, the Bloody Maria.
Altos Black 50ml
Lemon juice 15ml
Tomato juice 125ml
Worcestershire sauce 6 dashes
Hot sauce 4 dashes
Salt & Pepper pinch
Garnish: Lemon wedge and stick of celery
Method: Build all ingredients in highball over ice and stir
The Flaming Fire Pool – Flaming Olmeca Tequila
Nkandla’s upgrades revealed that good old JZ had gone and built himself a fire pool. Just in case, you know, the apocalypse or something…
Olmeca Tequila 50ml
Garnish: Orange Slice
Glass: Shot glass
Method: Sprinkle the cinnamon on top of your shot of Olmeca Tequila, light the match and watch it burn baby, burn. This shot is not fire resistant, and neither are you – so wait for it to burn out before drinking it. Finish it off with a bite of an orange slice.
Miley, What’s Good? – The Weeknd Cocktail
Everyone looked on in shock as Nicky Minaj threw shade and uttered the now famous words, “Miley, what’s good?” at the VMAs this year. The only thing that might have overshadowed it? Kanye’s dad dancing like a boss to the Weeknd.
Altos Blanco 50ml
Fresh orange juice 75ml
Pomegranate juice 50ml
Agave syrup 10ml
Garnish: Orange zest
Method: Build all ingredients in highball glass over ice and stir
Hotline Bling - Palomita de Maiz
Hotline Bling, the 2015 anthem, debuted with the most meme-able music video in all eternity – we laughed, we loved and then we got the song stuck in our heads for the next month. Bring in 2016 with your sweetest moves, and this bling cocktail.
Altos Reposado 35ml
cacao blanc 5ml
Glass: Champagne flute
Method: Build all ingredients in champagne flute and stir gently.
Infusion: Pop 100g of poppingcorn with a little bit of butter, while the popcorn is still hot add a bottle of Olmeca Altos blanco and infuse for 1 hour.