Cinnamon Tequila… Ayeeee!!!

cuervocinnamonwell one thing is for sure.. now that I am nestled all comfy like in Seattle , I see that it is rather chilly round these parts. liquor and spirits can certainly knock the chill off.. and what better spice to do it with than good ole CINNAMON.. . i had never laid my eyes upon A CINNAMON INFUSED TEQUILA. prior to coming down to the Northwest. . but dangit.. look at what I found mulling about the grocery store.. JOSE CUERVO .. Cinnamon Especial..

This special edition Tequila doesn’t seem to be available everywhere nationally , but here is a place you can order it online..  I haven’t tasted it yet but I WILL darn sure let you know when I do .. I did find daring drink recipe that could  call for this new cinnamon delight.. Check it out.. and let us now how right this cinnamon Jose Cuervo  .. got YOU.. LOL..

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Jose Cuervo Cinge is a blend of Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila and an infusion of the finest cinnamon & other natural flavors. Perfect for a spicy and fiery shot of cinnamon and citrusy blanco tequila.http://lukasliquorstl.com/2013/09/19/jose-cuervo-cinge-cinnamon-infused-tequila/

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: Under 5 mins | Makes: 1 drink

 Here is a recipe for the Rosa Mexicano… it requires cinnamon syrup .. so I feel like if you bring in this Jose Cuervo Cinnamon you may be able to skip a step.. LOL..

Rosa Mexicano’s perfectly balanced La Pinela cocktail is made with pineapple juice, cinnamon syrup, lime juice, and tequila.

What to buy: Licor 43 Cuarenta y Tres is a Spanish liqueur with great spiced notes and a vanilla flavor that’s often served on the rocks. It can be found at high-end liquor stores and online.  also.. YOU CAN BUY THE JOSE CUERVO CINNAMON.. 

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INGREDIENTS
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • Lime wedge, for rimming the glass
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces silver (blanco), 100 percent agave tequila
  • 1 1/2 ounces naturally sweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/2 ounce Licor 43
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce Cinnamon Syrup
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow dish. Rim a glass with the lime wedge, then coat the outside rim of the glass with the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Fill the glass with ice.
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, add the remaining ingredients, and shake until the shaker is frosty, about 20 to 30 seconds. Strain into the glass.

recipe courtesy of http://www.chow.com/recipes/11040-la-pinela

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Bottoms Up…

Summertime is approaching .. Here’s something to chill u out during cookout season…

Watermelon Frosty
serves 2

2 1/4 cups frozen watermelon cubes
1/2+ cup water
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 lemon, squeezed
1/2 banana

optional: 2 shots of tequila (or sub with more water or fruit juice)
also optional: a few dashes of cayenne powder in the blender or over top when you serve!

Garnish: a few slices of watermelon – with rind on – frozen.

Blend Pour. Garnish with frozen watermelon/rind slices. Serve! Enjoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to the people over at kbloglunchbox.com  for the tasty treat tip.. BOTTOM’S UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!