BEAUTY CRAVES: Tequila’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame

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Dive deep into tequila’s fame and it even counts among its history rock and roll.

Mötley Crüe front man Vince Neil – of Mexican descent – launched Tres Rios Silver tequila in 2012 and published a book titled “Tattoos & Tequila: To Hell and Back with One of Rock’s Most Notorious Frontmen.”

Rock ‘n’ roll icon Carlos Santana owns Casa Noble tequila, and in 2011 former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar sold his Cabo Wabo Tequila for a new spirit line, Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum.

We’ve also learned that even the Brits are keen on tequila: reported that British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran imbibed with the royal family, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 at Buckingham Palace – fantástico!

Tequila is making a comeback with more mixologists competing for the ultimate drink recipe. Here are some great tequila drink recipes that will have them thinking you are a true jimador.

CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta's Horchata Margarita.CONWAY CONFIDENTIAL CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta’s Horchata Margarita.

CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta’s Horchata Margarita

2 oz. of CasaMagna Aged Tequila

1 ½ oz Controy (Mexican Orange Liqueur) or Cointreau

3 oz Horchata Concentrate

½ oz Natural Sweet Syrup

Directions: Blend over ice & serve in glass

Hilton Los Cabos’ Sangrita.CONWAY CONFIDENTIAL Hilton Los Cabos’ Sangrita.

Hilton Los Cabos’ Sangrita

18 oz. Tomato Juice

12 oz. Orange Juice

2 oz. Grenadine

1 oz. Lemon Juice

15 Drops Maggi Sauce

15 Drops Worcestershire Sauce

15 Drops Tabasco Sauce

Pepper to taste

Salt to taste

Directions: Mix all ingredients and then chill the Sangrita. To serve, pour tequila and Sangrita into separate glasses. The two should be alternately sipped, not chased. (Makes 34 ounces of Sangrita)

Hilton Orlando's Dirty Worm.CONWAY CONFIDENTIAL Hilton Orlando’s Dirty Worm.

Hilton Orlando’s Dirty Worm

2 oz Hornitos Tequila

½ oz. Dry Vermouth

2 ½ oz. Olive Juice

Dos Caminos at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort's Prickly Pear.CONWAY CONFIDENTIAL Dos Caminos at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort’s Prickly Pear.

Dos Caminos at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort’s Prickly Pear

1 oz Triple Sec

1.5 oz Hornitos Blanco Tequila

1 oz Boiron Strawberry Puree

1 oz Prickly Pear Puree

0.5 oz Orange juice

1.5 oz Sour Mix’s Golden Sun Margarita

1.5 oz Patron Citronage Tequila

0.5 oz Lemoncello

0.5 oz Simple Syrup

5 Basil Leaves

A splash (approximately 0.5 oz.) of the following fresh squeezed juices: lemon, lime and grapefruit

Directions: Build over ice in a short glass. Shake vigorously and pour all contents back into the glass. Garnish with lemon wheel.