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Drink of the Day: Acapulco - Shaun the Bartender : Shaun the Bartender

Drink of the Day: Acapulco

September 3, 2014 | By |

Here’s another sipper for you for today.  A nice combination cocktail that is surprisingly smooth, considering that it is mostly liquor.  However, the lime juice and sour mix do a very good job taking the bite out of the booze and bring out the attributes each ingredient has to offer.  This is surely one you will want to take your time enjoying.

Tequila and rum are on the main stage in this beverage.  The rum seems to do a great job of taming the tequila, while the triple sec brings both of them together nicely.  Adding only a splash of lime juice and sour mix and you have yourself today’s Drink of the Day.  A perfect introduction to a mid-week gathering.  Have a great Wednesday!



1 1/2 oz. Tequila

1/2 oz. Triple Sec

1/2 oz. White Rum

Splash Sour Mix

Splash Fresh Lime Juice


Method:  In a mixing glass filled with ice, pour in the ingredients to measure.  Cap with a tin and shake well.  Strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice.  Garnish with a lime half-wheel on the rim of the glass.


This Day in History:

1189 – Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) was crowned king of England at Westminster Abbey.

1783 – The Treaty of Paris officially ended the Revolutionary War between England and the United States.

1974 – Frank Robinson was named the first African-American manager in Major League Baseball.

1976 – The unmanned US spacecraft, Viking II landed on Mars and took the first pictures of the Martian surface.


Notable Birthday:

Actor Alan Ladd was born on this date in 1913.

Notable Quote:

“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”  –  Mark Twain




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