It’s no surprise that Mexico continues to be a top contender on people’s bucket lists due to its heat, culture, beaches, food and tequila. While we patiently wait for international travel to resume, gift your loved one an authentic Mexican experience this Christmas with Cazcabel Tequila – a range of premium tequilas that recently launched into Australia.
Blessed by Don Cazcabel, the mythical Mexican curador and “Snakeman” of the Jalisco Mountains, the range includes Blanco, Coffee, Reposado and Honey. Four award-winning generations continue to perfect every batch in an independent micro distillery in the highlands of the Jalisco Mountains, using the finest, locally grown, seven-year-old Blue Weber agave.
If your loved one is a fan of traditional tequila and spirits, then look no further.
Cazcabel Blanco Tequila – At the heart of Cascabel’s range, the spirit is fashioned from sun-baked blue weber agave from the heart of the Jalisco region. Fresh, crisp and with a rustic hit of earthy agave, this tequila is truly one to be sipped and savoured. RRP $64.99, ABV: 38%.
50ml Cazcabel Blanco
25ml Lime Juice
20ml Agave Syrup
Half a chilli
Method: Pour Cazcabel Blanco, lime juice and agave into a Boston glass, shake and strain into a fresh glass with crushed ice. Garnish with a wedge of lime and half a chilli.
Cazcabel Reposado Tequila – Rested in American oak barrels for nine to eleven months, it balances the clean and earthy agave flavour of the double distilled Blanco with the complex but subtle aromas of toasted oak. RRP $69.99, ABV 38%.
35ml Cazcabel Reposado
20ml Sweet Vermouth
Large orange twist
Method: Shake all ingredients and strain into a chilled coupe glass and serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Whereas, if you’re beloved family member or friend is interested in broadening their horizons or fancies a flavoured tipple, Cazcabel Coffee and Honey Tequila will go down a treat!
Cazcabel Coffee Tequila – Using the fresh and earthy base of the Blanco, Cazcabel Coffee Tequila blends in a roasted sweet hit of luxury coffee for the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness. It’s a stunning shot that can be used in innovative cocktails or enjoyed neat over nice. RRP $59.99, ABV 34%.
50ml Cazcabel Coffee Tequiila
5ml Sugar Syrup
Method: Shake all ingredients and strain into a chilled coupe glass and serve.
Cazcabel Honey Tequila – This multi-award-winning tipple is one of the world’s first honey tequilas! With the fresh, earthy and dry Blanco at its heart, Cazcabel Honey Tequila adds a dose of sweet nectar to the blend. An intense aroma of honey and rich caramel packs a punch for cocktails and drinks. RRP $59.99, ABV 34%.
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50ml Cazcabel Honey
25ml Lemon Juice
1 Teaspoon of Seville Orange Spread
Twist of orange
Method: Shake all ingredients with one cube of ice, shake again with a full shaker, strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice, garnish with an orange twist and serve.