Tequila Sunrise

Tequila Sunrise

The recipe for this classic, layered cocktail originally appeared in Bottoms Up! Y Como!, a brochure published in 1934 by the Agua Caliente resort in Tijuana, Mexico. See the recipe for Tequila Sunrise »Penny De Los Santos

The recipe for this classic, layered cocktail originally appeared in Bottoms Up! Y Como!, a brochure published in 1934 by the Agua Caliente resort in Tijuana, Mexico. This recipe appeared online in conjunction with David Wondrich's article "Classic Eye-Openers," featured in our special Breakfast issue (October 2008).

Tequila Sunrise
The recipe for this classic, layered cocktail originally appeared in Bottoms Up! Y Como!, a brochure published in 1934 by the Agua Caliente resort in Tijuana, Mexico.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. agave blanco tequila
  • 2 tsp. crème de cassis
  • Half a lime plus the juice
  • 1 tsp. grenadine
  • 2 oz. seltzer water

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass, combine tequila, crème de cassis, half the lime plus the juice, and grenadine. Add seltzer. Stir to combine, and fill glass with cracked ice.