With the arrival of Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila in Australia and the current weather situation, we can’t wait to shake up these three delicious cocktail recipes.
The crisp breeze of spring has given way to the warmth of summer, and what better way to celebrate than with a refreshing cocktail in hand? We’re all about embracing the art of mixology and experimenting with new flavours to elevate our cocktail game. The good news is, we’ve got something exciting brewing on the Australian shores – Kendall Jenner’s renowned brand, 818 Tequila, has officially made its debut Down Under!
Kendall Jenner, the multi-talented entrepreneur and model, has once again proven that there’s nothing she can’t conquer. With a brand that’s already taken the United States and the United Kingdom by storm, it’s no wonder that Australians are eagerly raising their glasses to toast the arrival of 818 Tequila.
But what makes 818 Tequila so special, you may ask? Well, it’s not just another celebrity-endorsed product. Kendall’s dedication to quality and her passion for tequila shine through in every bottle of 818. Crafted with care and precision, this tequila embodies the spirit of authenticity and excellence.
Now, as we embark on this new adventure with 818 Tequila, we want to share the excitement with you. We’ve curated a collection of unique cocktail recipes that not only pay tribute to Kendall’s tequila but also reflect the vibrant and diverse Australian cocktail culture. Whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a novice looking to experiment, we’ve got something for everyone.
818 Pura Margarita (Blanco)
60ml 818 Tequila Blanco
30ml Fresh Lime Juice
30ml Agave Syrup (50% Agave Nectar, 50% Water)
1. Shake all ingredients with ice.
2. Strain and serve over fresh ice.
A little bit about 818 Tequila Blanco: An ultra-smooth blend with a crisp citrus finish. Expect notes of almond, key lime pie and toasted coconut from resting in French oak barrels for three weeks.
818 Espresso Martini (Reposado)
60ml 818 Tequila Reposado
40ml Chilled Espresso
20ml Coffee Liqueur
5 ml Cinnamon Syrup (optional)
Espresso Beans (for garnish)
1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
2. Shake for 15-20 seconds until foamy.
3. Strain into a chilled martini or coupe glass.
4,. Garnish with three espresso beans and serve.
A little bit about 818 Tequila Reposado: A smooth caramel finish with bolder notes of cooked agave and pecan pie, a result of ageing in a blend of oak barrels for three months.
818 Old Fashioned (Añejo)
75ml 818 Tequila Añejo
1 Cube of Sugar
3 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
Splash of Water
1. Add bitters, water, and sugar to the glass.
2. Muddle to make a paste.
3. Add an ice cube and tequila.
4. Garnish with a cocktail cherry and orange peel.