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Tequila Don Julio’s ‘Abuela’s Old Fashioned’

This year, truly celebrate Mexican heritage with the plant that started it all, the agave

This year, truly celebrate Mexican heritage with the plant that started it all, the agave. Whether you’re partial to a crisp, classic blanco, a rich reposado, or a spicy añejo, Tequila Don Julio has got you covered.

Crafted by Miami Mixologist Eddie Fuentes, the below recipe highlights the agave and fresh flavors in Tequila Don Julio in new and unexpected ways. Serving this specialty cocktail made with only the best ingredients will impress friends and add an authentic feel to the festivities.

“The sweet buñuelo syrup, made with cinnamon and vanilla, pairs deliciously with Tequila Don Julio Reposado’s intense cooked agave finish.”

 

1
Servings
3266
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

For the buñuelo syrup:

  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 vanilla stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 Cups water
  • 4 Cups sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon lemon juice

For the cocktail:

  • 1 1/2 Ounce tequila, such as Tequila Don Julio Reposado
  • 1/3 Ounce buñuelo syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash chocolate mole bitters
  • Orange and lemon twist, for garnish

Directions

For the buñuelo syrup:

Bring cracked cinnamon, vanilla sticks, and star anise to a boil in 2 cups of water on high heat. Let boil for 10 minutes.

Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Lower heat and let simmer for 1 minute.

Strain into a large container. Add lemon juice and let cool.

For the cocktail:

Combine ingredients into a rocks glass with ice and stir.

Garnish with orange and lemon twist.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving3266
Total Fat0.7g1.1%
Sugar805gN/A
Protein0.9g1.8%
Carbs813g100%
Vitamin A1µgN/A
Vitamin C2mg3%
Vitamin E0.1mg0.6%
Vitamin K2µg2%
Calcium110mg11%
Fiber3g13%
Folate (food)1µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)1µg0.2%
Iron2mg13%
Magnesium17mg4%
Monounsaturated0.4gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.2mg1.1%
Phosphorus23mg3%
Polyunsaturated0.1gN/A
Potassium126mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg17.2%
Sodium30mg1%
Sugars, added804gN/A
Zinc0.6mg4%