Milagro Tequila Cocktail Recipes Jaime Salas Sir and Sport Men’s Magazine Denver Colorado The Bar Cart

The Bar Cart: Milagro Tequila & Jaime Salas

It’s tequila weather.

Although some would argue that it’s always a good time for a sip, a shot or a shake, including expert and Milagro Tequila ambassador Jaime Salas. The man with unrivaled knowledge and reverence for the art and its mixology has been featured at some of the country’s most esteemed events including Tales of the Cocktail and Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. 

Milagro Tequila Cocktail Recipes Jaime Salas Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Denver Colorado The Bar Cart

Milagro Tequila Ambassador Jaime Salas

So we hit up the Brooklyn resident for three recipes that are sure to become fast friends over the next few months. Here’s what he recommended…

 

Milagro Tequila Cocktail Recipes Jaime Salas Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Denver Colorado The Bar Cart

Milagro Sunset Punch

Punch Recipe
31 ¼ parts – Milagro Reposado
12 ½ parts – Solerno
12 ½ parts – Lillet Rouge
18 ¾ parts – lime juice
12 ½ part – Elderflower syrup
18 ¾ part – Blood Orange Juice
50 – Basil leaves
25 parts – Ginger Beer
Pour all ingredients into punch bowl with ice block. Stir well, Garnish with a lime wheel at time of service.
Individual Cocktail
1 ¼ parts – Milagro Reposado
½ part – Solerno
½ part – Lillet Rouge
¾ parts – lime juice
½ part – Elderflower syrup
¾ part – Blood Orange Juice
2 – Basil leaves
1 part – Ginger Beer
Milagro Tequila Cocktail Recipes Jaime Salas Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Denver Colorado The Bar Cart

Mercadito

Mercadito Recipe
2 Parts Milagro Silver
¾ Part Agave Nectar
1 Part Fresh Lime Juice
4 Cucumber slices
1 Pinch Cilantro
1 Thin Jalapeño Slice
Preparation: Muddle cucumber, cilantro and jalapeño slice in a Boston shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish cocktail with cucumber slice and cilantro sprig.
Glass: Rocks
Milagro Tequila Cocktail Recipes Jaime Salas Sir and Sport Men's Magazine Denver Colorado The Bar Cart

Zona Rosa

Zona Rosa Recipe
2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
1 part fresh lime juice
1 part Strawberry puree
½ part Kiwi puree
2 Basil Leaves
Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters (Optional)
Top with Fentimans ginger beer (Optional)
Garnish with a strawberry and a basil leaf