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5 Tequila Cocktails for Christmas:


If you're looking for some twists on your traditional holiday drinks this year, why not try something a bit more spirited? Tequila isn’t typically a holiday go-to but can be used to create a host of delicious and unexpected cocktails.

CEO and co-founder of ELEVEN20 tequila Alec Tesa has done tequila tastings all over and has hosted hospitality events for his own brand, he can share some tequila based cocktails to spice up the holidays

5 Tequila Cocktails for Christmas:

Be Merry Shots

• 1/3 oz of Eleven20 Blanco Tequila
• 2 Raspberries
• 1-2 Basil Leaves 
• Splash of Club Soda (if desired)


Pour Eleven20 Tequila into shot glass (add club soda if desired). Gently drop raspberries into shot and garnish with basil leaves. Drink all at once with Raspberries (be careful not to choke) and consume basil leaves afterwards if you see fit.


Christmas Pomegranate Paloma

• 2 cups grapefruit juice
• 1/2 cup lime juice
• 1/2 cup ginger syrup 
• 1/2 cups Eleven20 Tequila or to your liking
• cup pomegranate juice
• Ginger beer for topping (or sparkling water)

Combine main ingredients in a large festive pitcher. Chill cocktail until ready to pour over ice and top off with ginger beer.


Santa Clausarita

• 1 1/2 ounces Eleven20 tequila
• 1 ounce lime juice
• 1 ounce coconut cream
• 1 ounce club soda
• Red salt 

Combine all liquids and ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into desired glassware. Top with club soda. Rim margarita glasses with red salt, if desired.




Holiday Tequila Spritzer


• 1 cup Eleven20 Blanco Tequila
• ½ cup Cranberry Liquor
• 2 cup Cranberry Juice
• 3 cups Cranberry Seltzer water
• Mint sprigs for garnish
• Fresh cranberries for garnish

Combine all the ingredients in a safe, yet decorative pitcher. Please stir the liquids to your liking and then pour into appropriate glasses for the holiday season. Garnish with mint sprigs and/or fresh cranberries. WALA! 


Gingerbread Margarita

• 1 oz Eleven20 Tequila
• 1/2 oz Triple sec
• 1/4 oz Gingerbread syrup
• 1/4 oz Lime juice
• Apple Slices
• Cinnamon Stick
• Rosemary

Fill a mixing glass halfway with ice. Add Eleven20 tequila, lime juice, Gingerbread syrup, Triple sec; stir until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with rosemary (if desired), apple slices, and cinnamon stick.



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