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Tequila • Sweet
Acapulco

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The Acapulco cocktail is the beautiful love child of a Hemingway Daiquiri and a Margarita. Originally from (you guessed it) Acapulco, Mexico, it’s made with both tequila and rum as well as a fruity mix of lime, pineapple and grapefruit juice. If you’re looking for the perfect summertime libation, look no further.

The Essentials

Reposado Tequila
White Rum
Pineapple Juice
Strainer
The Details

Ingredients

1 oz Reposado Tequila
1 oz White Rum
.75 oz Pineapple Juice
.5 oz Lime Juice
.5 oz Grapefruit Juice
Pineapple Wedge (for garnish)

Method

  • Pour all ingredients (except the pineapple wedge) into a shaker tin and shake with ice.
  • Using your Hawthorne strainer, strain the drink into a rocks glass and add fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a pineapple wedge.
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Mix it Up

For a frothy head, first dry shake .75 oz of egg whites with the juices and spirits, then add ice and shake again before straining into the rocks glass with ice.

Recommended Tequila: Pueblo Viejo Reposado, Siete Leguas Reposado, Cazadores Reposado
Recommended Rum:  Denizen 3 Year White, El Dorado 3 Year White, Bank's 5 Year Rum

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