Recipe: Tijuana Donkey from Los Sombreros
Steve Douds making a Tijuana Donkey at Los Sombreros.
A Moscow Mule was one of the first cocktails in American history. It was vodka mixed with ginger beer, served in a copper mug.
Complete with a culturally insensitive reference (to the Russian-imported liquor) and a convenient alliteration, the drink was a sensation. For the first time in this country, people drank vodka - the most popular drink around today - instead of Scotch or gin.
A Tijuana Donkey on the bar at Los Sombreros.
At Los Sombreros, veteran bartender Steve Douds has come up with a Southwest twist on this Smirnoff phenomenon. Its name? A Tijuana Donkey.
Try it out.
2 ounces Cazadores Blanco Tequila Juice of half a lime Cock 'n Bull Ginger Beer
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