January 5, 2015

Carrot Orange Tequila Cooler

Carrot & Orange Tequila Coolers from Shutterbean made with Patron Tequila!

New recipe! Carrot Orange Tequila Cooler!

Let’s think about the weekend for a sec. It’s Monday. Wait… that’s all we’re thinking of, right?  Weekend plans make weekdays less stressful.  Let’s think about possibly working out (with friends?) and then having cocktail(s) afterward because that’s how weekends go. A balance of work and play. Keyword= balance.

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean
I made this drink to balance out a really good workout. It’s a detox/retox combo!  The fresh carrot juice (Vitamin A & B Vitamins!) and orange juice (Vitamin C like whoa!) combine forces to bring you good health while providing the sweet juice base for our cocktail. The grated ginger will help ward off sickness (while packing a punch!) and the Silver Patrón Tequila (with smooth citrus notes & light pepper notes!) is the special reward you deserve for your hard work.  It’s both refreshing and thirst quenching. I’d even say it’s a good replacement for a weekend Bloody Mary (my husband agrees).

And we’re off.

Simple ingredients pack a punch!

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Fill a jar with grated ginger & ice…add your agave…

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean

OJ goes in.

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean

Followed by the Silver Patrón Tequila.

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean

And then we squeeze in the fresh lime juice. We could give it a good stir and then put a straw in it.

Or we could take our time…

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean

Add ice to a tall glass…pop in a straw…and then add an orange slice.

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean

We’re celebrating the weekend early.

The Retox/Detox Cocktail // shutterbean


This post was produced in partnership with Patrón Tequila.  Drink Responsibly! 

Carrot Orange Tequila Cooler

makes 1 drink

  • 1 large handful ice, plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup fresh carrot juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • the juice of one lime
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup or honey
  • 2 oz. Patrón Silver tequila
  • a slice of orange for garnish

Fill a large jar with ice and the grated ginger. Top with carrot and orange juice. Squeeze in the juice of a lime. Drizzle in the agave syrup. Add the Patrón Silver into the mix and put a lid on the jar. Give the jar a good shake and taste for balance. Add more agave (or honey if using) if necessary. Serve in a tall glass of ice with a straw and garnish glass with a slice of orange.

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