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March 13, 2019

You can now personalise your Don Julio 1942 Tequilla Bottle

For the first time ever, Don Julio 1942, the world’s first luxury tequila, is offering the chance to personalise its distinctive bottle. Shoppers can now add their unique touch with an engraved name or message to create the perfect keep-sake gift.

The iconic Don Julio 1942 is a small batch of ultra-premium Añejo tequila aged for a minimum of 2.5 years. Impress your Valentine with its original aroma with a sweet taste of warm oak and hints of caramel and vanilla which can be enjoyed neat or in luxury cocktails.

For those of you who would rather enjoy your Tequila as a cocktail, here a re a few classic cocktails:

Tequila Sunrise

How much more rock’n’roll can a drink be? The Rolling Stones purportedly got through their ’72 American tour on a lot of them and The Eagles named a song after it. Yeah, baby!

Fill a tall glass with ice. Add 50ml white tequila. Then carefully pour in 90ml fresh orange juice. DO NOT STIR. Add 10ml grenadine. The grenadine should sink to the bottom of the glass … giving you … a sunrise effect. Garnish with a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry. Sip to side one of Sticky Fingers.

The Classic Margarita

Nothing says sunny days and happy times better than the sharp and spiky Margarita. One sip and you will be back in California. Chips and guacamole are mandatory, as is some suitable mariachi music.

Wipe a wedge of lime around the rim of a tumbler. Dip the rim into some sea salt. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add 30ml lime juice, 30ml Cointreau, 60ml white tequila (best is Herradura). Shake, shake, shake until bitingly cold. Then fill the tumbler with fresh ice and strain the drink over the top. Squeeze a wedge of lime into the glass, and toss it in too. Stir and drink.

The Paloma

Refreshing and simple. In Mexico, they’d make this with a grapefruit-flavoured fizzy drink, but try it topped up with soda.

Fill a tall glass with ice. Add 60ml white tequila, 60ml pink grapefruit juice, 30 ml lime juice, 10 ml sugar syrup and a pinch of salt. Stir and top up with soda water or fizzy grapefruit drink. Lounge and sip whilst dreaming of Tulum…

Stockist: INKD

Price: £130.00

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