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Almond Tequila Horchata Is the Boozy Milkshake of Your Dreams

Tequila, meet horchata. We're firm believers that tequila is always a good idea, mostly because if we said it wasn't you'd still drink it just as much (if not more). Ditch the shots and slow your roll for something a bit sweeter, like this absurdly delicious recipe for an almond tequila horchata. We can't decide if it's the tropical vacation you can't afford in a glass, or if it's the boozy milkshake you've always dreamed of -- all we know is it's damn good and you need to make it now.

Almond Tequila Horchata

  • Cinnamon sugar, to garnish
  • Nutmeg, grated, to garnish
  • 1 ounce nutmeg simple syrup
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 ounce tequila
  • 1 ounce almond milk
  • ½ ounce coconut water
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Coat the rim of a shot glass with cinnamon and sugar, and set aside.
  • Add the homemade nutmeg simple syrup, tequila, almond milk, coconut water, and vanilla extract to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake vigorously and strain into the prepared glass. Serve. 

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