tequila sunrise

noun

Definition of tequila sunrise

: a cocktail consisting of tequila, orange juice, and grenadine

Examples of tequila sunrise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The original tequila sunrise had no orange juice or grenadine in sight; instead, the cocktail was made with black currant liqueur crème de cassis mixed with tequila, lime, ice and soda water. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 12 Sep. 2021 The sports bar also offers the tequila sunrise and the Vampiro margarita has tequila, lime, Valentina hot sauce and salt and pepper. Tyler Carter, Dallas News, 23 July 2021 Cuba libre, tequila sunrise, Sturgiss lemonade and gin spritz. Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 25 May 2021 The Houston Astros had an infamous dalliance with orange in their tequila sunrise uniforms, and won a World Series Game 7 in orange jerseys in 2017. New York Times, 19 Mar. 2021 Orange juice is used in several cocktails — add vodka for a screwdriver, tequila for a tequila sunrise and champagne for a mimosa. Laura Wheatman Hill, chicagotribune.com, 14 Mar. 2021 Legend has it the tequila sunrise was invented at the Arizona Biltmore. Lauren Saria, azcentral, 19 May 2020 But just to throw one more option in the ring — or rather, on the bar — the Arizona Biltmore Resort claims to have invented the tequila sunrise. Tirion Morris, azcentral, 4 Dec. 2019 Celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24 this year with by enjoying classic beverages such as margaritas, tequila sunrises or even bloody marys. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of tequila sunrise

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Tequila sunrise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tequila%20sunrise. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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