Tequila Etiquette and Sangrita Recipe

Disclosure: This recipe is brought to you by Casa Noble Tequila, though all opinions are my own. Please drink responsibly, do not drink and drive.

As a Mexican I follow a tequila etiquette that has been passed from generation to generation #NobleRitual #ad
As a Mexican I follow a tequila etiquette that has been passed from generation to generation

I am from Mexico and as a Mexican I follow a tequila etiquette that has been passed from generation to generation. We Mexicans do not do tequila shots what we do instead is sip and enjoy. Specially when you are enjoying a good quality tequila like Casa Noble Tequila Crystal, an organic tequila named the “tequila of the decade” by the organization Outstanding Tequilas of the World (OTW) among other recognitions. 

In the Mexican culture tequila drinking and its crafting is a serious business, there are several kinds of tequila from blanco to reposado and even sweet. Within the varieties of tequilas you can recognize if a tequila is good when the aroma of the agave, the plant used for crafting tequila, is prominent and the flavor is smooth to the taste, like velvet. 

The tequila etiquette for drinking tequila blanco is to sip it with lime salt and sangrita #NobleRitual #ad
The tequila etiquette for drinking tequila blanco is to sip it with lime salt and sangrita

Tequila blanco is the least processed and the sweetness and intense flavor of the agave is one of its characteristics. The tequila etiquette for drinking tequila blanco is to sip it with lime, salt and sangrita, a typical Mexican beverage made with tomato and orange juice, hot sauce and spices, see recipe below. Tequila blanco is also commonly used for mixers like margaritas, palomas and  to mix with cola for beverage called charro negro inspired in the Cuba Libre cocktail.

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Doing the Casa Noble Tequila Ritual

The tequila known as reposado is usually drank like a cognac. The bouquet is smoky and smooth. The caramel color and the flavor comes from the wood barrels used to age the tequila which process could go from two to eleven months. The tequila called extra añejo is a very special tequila since can be aged for more than three years and the flavor is complex with intense aromas. For those with sweet tooth there are also tequila liquors like crema de tequila or sweet cordials with almond flavor.

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And since Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching I thought I would share with you few tips on proper tequila etiquette and the Casa Noble Ritual if you are planning to cheer with tequila and cervezasThis cocktail is in three steps. A shot glass of Sangrita, A Shot of Casa Noble Crystal and Corona Extra. All three should be sipped in exactly that order and repeat until you need refills – no shots allowed!

Ingredients for preparing sangrita
Ingredients for preparing sangrita

Sangrita Recipe

  • 4 cups of  tomato juice
  • 2 cups of  fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon of hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup of  lime juice
  • 1/3 teaspoon of Maggi or Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a pitcher and combine, refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Tequila Etiquette and the Noble Ritual

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

 

 

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Natalia Carter

A mi esposo le encantan este tipo de recetas. Tendré que hacerla pronto!

Andreina Boudewyn

Yo estoy llenando un tablero en pinterest con bebidas porque me gustaría
o mucho tomar varias noches especiales y junto a mi esposo (sin nuestros 8
ojitos mirándonos) preparar algunos tragos especiales y mientras disfrutamos de
una película o actividad ¡me guardo estas en mi tablero!

Estilo Familiar

En realidad yo no tomo, pero el Tequila Blanco fue el más que me llamó la atención porque suena a que tiene tonos dulces con el agave. En Cuba Libre debe saber bien porque es dulce.

ChecaLAmovie

Años de no probar esta delicia… Adriana de verdad que cada vez que visito tu Blog es como una probadita de mi México Querido.

Reina

Se ve todo espectacularmente delicioso, hay que tenerlo en cuenta para las celebraciones, yummy ! Gracias por las recetas Adriana. 🙂

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