The Paloma

The Paloma

The Paloma

(Serves 1)
The Paloma is a traditional Mexican cocktail and is often said to be the most popular tequila based drink in Mexico. This is thus a perfect addition to any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Ingredients:
2 ounces of blanco or reposado tequila
6 ounces of grapefruit soda (or to taste)
½ ounce of lime juice
Salt for rimming (optional)
1 lime slice for rimming
1 lime slice for rimming

Instructions:
Rim a Collins or highball glass with salt. Fill your glass with ice and then add tequila and lime juice. Top the glass off with the grapefruit soda. Add a lime slice and cherry as garnish.

Tequila Fresca

Tequila Fresca

Tequila Fresca

(Serves 1)
May is a time of flowering and fruit and light hearted spring fun. Cinco De Mayo is a time for festivals and celebrations and liberal Tequila madness. Fossil Creek Liquor recommends combining the essence of spring with the festivities of Cinco De Mayo with our signature Tequila Fresca recipe. Bring this to the party and you will be loved.

Cocktail recipe for over 21 only. Please drink responsibly.

Ingredients:
1 cup of ice cubes or as needed
1 ounce tequila, white or gold
Dash of Campari
6 ounces grapefruit soda,(recommended: Squirt)
Small wedges of fresh pineapple, grapefruit, and lime

Instructions:
Fill a goblet or rocks glass with ice cubes. Add the tequila and a dash of Campari to give the drink a slight blush and balance the sweetness of the soda. Top off with the grapefruit soda. Skewer the fruit and stir into the cocktail. Drink. Serve with a plate of wedged pineapple, a small bowl of your favorite chili powder, and coarse salt, for dipping. Serves 1. Please enjoy all alcohol based recipes responsibly (age 21 and over in Texas).

Dirty Dog Martini

Dirty Dog Martini

Dirty Dog Martini

(Serves 1)
Stay cool during the dog days of summer and celebrate National Dog Day with Fossil Creek’s Dirty Dog Martini. This is the perfect refreshing summer cocktail to enjoy during the final days of summer. Toast your best canine friend with Fossil Creek’s Dirty Dog Martini but remember it isn’t safe to share alcoholic beverages with your four-legged friends. Our very simple-to-make recipe calls for vodka, grapefruit juice, triple sec, pineapple juice, grapefruit sparkling beverage or soda, ice and of course your dog will be watching inquisitively as you make it, (what is my master doing?!) ! This signature cocktail is light and refreshing and just a touch salty for that zing.

Cocktail recipe for adult humans 21 and over only. Please drink responsibly.

dirty dog martini ingredients

Ingredients:

6 ounces (approx 3/4 cup) grapefruit juice
Salt for rimming
1 1/2 ounces vodka
Dash of triple sec to personal taste
Fresh, or organic pineapple juice to taste
Splash of sparkling grapefruit beverage or soda
Lemon or grapefruit wedge for garnish

Instructions:
Moisten rim of martini glass with grapefruit juice. Dip glass into salt, then fill the glass with ice. Pour vodka and triple sec over ice, and stir in the grapefruit juice. Gently pour the desired amount of pineapple juice over the ice and create “layer effect” if desired. Top it all off with sparkling grapefruit juice beverage or soda, (such as Yerba Mate Sparkling Grapefruit Ginger, or Squirt Soda). Finally, garnish with a lemon or grapefruit wedge.

Please enjoy all alcohol-based recipes responsibly. (age 21 and over in Texas).

dirty dog martini