Sometimes you want to drink like a nineteen-year-old with a starter moustache who thinks that Mexican food is super exotic, and for that mood, the best of the tequila drinks is the Tequila Sunrise. If you’re going to make a tequila sunrise drink, you should make it right, and unabashedly. Juice an orange, pretend it’s 1978, and sip away.
In a cocktail shaker filled partway with ice, combine orange juice and tequila until well chilled. Strain into a highball glass, pour in the grenadine, and stir just enough for the colors to combine somewhat, giving it that pretty sunrise effect. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.