Tequila Sunrise – recipe for popular drink

Tequila Sunrise is a very famous and easy to prepare drink with tequila. It is made only of three ingredients: tequila, orange juice and grenadine.
This cocktail was popularized by the Eagles song of 1973 Tequila Sunrise and the famous movie of 1988 also called Tequila Sunrise (starring Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Kurt Russell). A owes its name to the colors that arise when making a drink. Tequila Sunrise is listed IBA Official Cocktail entered by the International Bartenders Association.


  • tequila (50 ml)
  • orange juice (150 ml)
  • grenadine (about 10-20 ml)
  • ice cubes

Preparation and serving:

Tequila and orange juice pour into a glass filled halfway with ice cubes. Then slowly pour the grenadine, which should fall to the bottom of the glass, so that drink becomes two-color, creating the effect of the rising sun (sunrise). Now just add a straw, and garnish with a piece of orange.

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