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Tequila Sunrise

Theres only one time a day you'll catch a sunrise but there's multiple times a day you can make a Tequila Sunrise.

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Quick, Catch The Tequila Sunrise

You may know the Eagles song 'Tequila Sunrise' you know the one.. 'It's another tequila sunrise, starin' slowly cross the sky..' Imagine dancing to this song with this world famous Tequila Sunrise in your hand, a brightly layered sunrise cocktail without the early morning wake up! Created around the 1970's, the cocktail made it's name when Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from the Rolling Stones were drinking it on tour. The boys made it their drink of choice when travelling around. Soon after, Jose Cuervo popped the recipe for the Tequila Sunrise on the back of it's Tequila bottles boosting more popularity. Shortly after that, the song 'Tequila Sunrise' was released by the well known band the Eagles. The Tequila Sunrise cocktail boosted popularity with all of these events and today the cocktail is still standing strong and truly is a rockstar of a cocktail.

Tequila Sunrise


44 ml El Jimador Silver or Blanco Tequila
Grenadine Syrup (Can be purchased at supermarkets)
3/4 cup Orange Juice
Orange Wheel (See below on how to create a dehydrated orange wheel)


1. Fill your tall glass with crushed ice.
2. Pour your tequila in first and follow with your juice.
3. Slowly pour the Grenadine syrup on the back of the glass with a spoon and let it sit until it all drops to the bottom of the glass.
4. Your glass should be looking like a sunrise!
5. Garnish your sunrise with an orange slice or if you want to go the extra mile a dehydrated orange*

*Dehydrated fruit instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 200F.
2. Thinly cut your orange (or fruit of choice) into full circles.
3. Use a wire rack or line your tray with baking paper and place fruit evenly.
4. Bake for 3-4 hours, keep your eye on the oven as some wheels may dry quicker then others. If you spot these, take them out as they are ready!