Drinks writer Rob Chirico says the Tequila Sunrise—a blend of tequila and orange juice, with a grenadine glow at the bottom of the glass—is a Prohibition-era cocktail invented at the Agua Caliente racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico.
- 1 1/2 ounces silver (blanco), 100 percent agave tequila, chilled
- 4 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice, chilled
- 1 teaspoon grenadine
- Orange slice
1Pour the tequila into a chilled old-fashioned glass, followed by the orange juice. Add the grenadine slowly, by dribbling it from a bar spoon. Garnish with the orange slice and serve.
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