Tequila Sunrise Recipe

The Tequila Sunrise was invented in the 1970s just north of San Francisco in Sausalito, California. This is a cute little drink but don’t mix it or it will end up a weird unappetizing brown color. Pour the grenadine first and float the orange and tequila mix on top by pouring over the back of a spoon slowly.

Tequila Sunrise Cocktail
Tequila Sunrise Cocktail


  • 60 mls (2 oz) Silver Tequila
  • 150 mls (5 oz) Orange Juice
  • 30 mls (1 oz) Grenadine


Add Ice To Mixing Glass. Combine all ingredients in the mixing glass except the grenadine. Stir the ingredients for 15 – 20 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink. Strain into serving glass and gently pour in the grenadine so it settles on the bottom.

ABV = 10%

Originated from Sausalito CA, USA

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