Saturday, July 30, 2011

The Weekly Nightcap - National Tequila Day

in honor of national tequila day (last week - yes, i missed it but better to celebrate late than not at all, right?), your perfect antidote brings us the weekly nightcap featuring, you guessed it, tequila!

I have no idea where I heard of this drink. I know for a fact that I didn’t come up with it, but I can’t imagine this is a real drink anywhere.

I do remember thinking the first time I heard it that it didn’t sound very good. My problem was that I like tequila, but I’m not a big fan of margaritas. So when I heard of this tequila drink with a secret mixer I was a little skeptical. But the truth is it’s a perfect summer time drink for me.

The secret ingredient?


That’s right, the citrus-based soda Fresca. It’s perfect. It’s light, refreshing, citrusy, and…well…awesome.

So I have decided to call this drink a ‘Trailer Park’. Because although I can’t remember where it came from, I wouldn’t be surprised if it originated there.

By the way, when out of Fresca, Mountain Dew is NOT a suitable replacement.

Trailer Park
makes 1 drink

1 1/2 oz Tequila (I like Quervo 1800 - Good Clean Fun likes Patron Citronage)

Fill highball glass with ice. Pour Tequila over ice. Pour Fresca to fill glass. Stir and serve.

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1 comment:

  1. Got to try this -- love Fresca, love tequila. Why not?


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