‘Tis the Season to Tequila

Getting into the Holiday spirit with COÇA PURA

The holidays can be stressful. Be it unwanted house guests, nerves about hosting your new mother-in-law for the first time, or the pressures of gift giving to your office Secret Santa, this time of year can leave us feeling a bit overwhelmed.

Here to help make the days really feel merry and bright: COÇA PURA. These five cocktail recipes from the 90-proof sipping tequila made from 100% Blue Weber Agave will put us all in a jolly mood this month.

“PEAR”ADISE LOST
Coarse Sugar + Cinnamon for the Whole Rim
2oz. COCA PURA Plata Tequila
2oz. Organic Pear Nectar (or juice)
1.5oz. Grand Marnier
Pear Slice – Cut Thin

Shake all ingredients with lots of ice and pour into a chilled martini glass.

PALOMITA
Rock Salt + Chili Powder for One Side of Glass and Rim
2 oz. COÇA PURA Plata Tequila
½ oz. Lime Juice (fresh squeeze half a lime)
1 oz. Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
½ oz. 100% Agave Syrup
1 Pinch of Salt /Chili Mix
Ruby Red Grapefruit Wedge (cut the wedge in half)

Shake all ingredients and pour over short glass filled to edge with ice.

MODA NOVA
2 oz. COÇA PURA Plata Tequila
½ oz. Cinnamon Infused Simple Syrup
1 Dash Aromatic Bitters
1 Dash Chocolate Bitters
1 Dash Orange Bitters

Peel a 2” piece of orange skin and twist peel over cocktail and apply orange peel essence on entire rim of glass.

Stir all ingredients with lots of ice and pour into a “lowball” glass with a medium to large ice cube.

CARMELA
2 oz. COÇA PURA Plata Tequila
2 oz. Organic Apple Cider
½ oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice (half a lime)
½ oz. Agave in the Raw
2 Pinches Ground Cinnamon
Caramel Drizzle Inside Martini Glass (prior to pouring in drink)

Shake all ingredients with ice, strain and pour into an iced martini glass.

STAY UP
2 oz. COÇA PURA Plata Tequila
1 oz. Kahlua
1 oz. Espresso
2 Dash Chocolate Bitters
1 Dash Tahiti Vanilla Bitters
Decorate with 2-3 Cacao-Covered Coffee Beans (optional)

Shake all ingredients with lots of ice for 30 seconds, use a strainer and pour into an iced martini glass.