What’s in a Tequila Sour?
- 2 oz tequila
- ½ oz lemon juice
- ½ oz simple syrup (see recipe below)
- Orange slice for garnish
How to Make a Tequila Sour
Fill an aluminum shaker with ice.
Add all ingredients except for the garnish
Shake until well mixed and chilled.
Strain into an ice-filled glass. Add garnish.
How to Make Simple Syrup
- 1 part water
- 2 parts sugar
Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan over medium low heat.
Cook and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
Remove from heat and cool before using.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
One Step No-Brainer Tequila Sour
- 1 ½ oz tequila
- 2-3 oz sour mix
1800® Tequila California Sour
- 2 oz Añejo tequila
- 1 oz orange juice
- 1 oz lime juice
- ½ oz simple syrup
- Top off with soda
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“1800® Tequila California Sour.” 1800® Tequila. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2011. http://www.1800tequila.com/index.php