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Cocktail Spotlight

Don Francisco Margarita

COCKTAIL SPOTLIGHT

Celebrate Mexican Independence with a spirit made to honor it.

<p>Crafted with the tequila created to honor Mexican Independence, this vibrant mix of Hornitos<sup>®</sup>, fresh citrus and honey is made for moments of celebration. Shake up a round of cocktails ready for this unforgettable holiday.</p>

main spirit

Tequila

FLAVOR

Sweet

skill level

Intermediate

Some founders take the independent path.

<p>In 1974, Don Francisco Javier Sauza succeeded in making the Jalisco region the only source of true Tequila. His dream of pioneering while preserving tradition continues to this day with a tequila created to honor Mexican Independence in every way.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with each new Cocktail Spotlight.</p>

MAKE THE Don Francisco Margarita

Ingredients

2 parts
Hornitos® Plata Tequila
1 part
Orange Juice
&#189; part Fresh Squeezed
Lime Juice
&#190; part
Honey Syrup
Salt and Chili Powder (for rim)
Garnish: Orange Wheel,
Edible Marigold

Instructions

Put equal parts salt and chili powder on a plate. Use an orange or lime wedge to wet the rim of the glass, and gently roll it into the salt/chili powder. Combine cocktail ingredients in an ice-filled shaker and shake until well chilled. Shake and strain into your rimmed rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange wheel and edible marigold.

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