How to Make a Tequila Sunrise
This classic drink has inspired a #1 song, an Oscar-nominated movie, and countless bleary-eyed encounters with the real sunrise.
You will need
- A highball glass
- Some ice
- 1 1/2 oz. tequila
- 1/2 oz. triple sec
- 1 1/2 oz. orange juice
- 1/2 oz. grenadine
- Maraschino cherry
- Orange slice
- Swizzle stick
Step 1 Fill with ice Fill the highball glass with ice.
Step 2 Pour in tequila Pour in 1½ oz. of tequila.
Step 3 Add triple sec Add ½ oz. triple sec.
Step 4 Add orange juice 1 ½ oz. of orange juice, and stir.
Step 5 Pour grenadine In one quick motion, tilt the glass and pour ½oz. of grenadine down the side. It should go straight to the bottom and then rise up slowly through the drink.
Step 6 Garnish Garnish with a cherry, orange slice, and swizzle stick.
For an artistic touch, arrange your cherry and orange slice to look like a rising sun.
Step 7 Serve Serve, and prepare to greet the dawn.
The album Eagles Greatest Hits – which contains the song ‘Tequila Sunrise’ – is the number one selling album of all time, with over 29 million copies sold.