Last week, one of our Connecticut liquor distributors offered a special on Herradura Tequila Blanco, a premium tequila made from 100% agave.  I purchased a case.
In order to showcase the tequila in an authentic presentation, we decided to pair it with Sangrita.  Sangrita is a sweet and spicy chaser that is served in a glass with a salted rim.  The Sangrita was placed on a plate next to the shot of Herradura Tequila Blanco with a wedge of lime on the side.

This recipe calls for enough Sangrita to serve a party of 10 alongside a 750-mil bottle of tequila.  Or you can keep the Sangrita in the refrigerator and enjoy the drink for several days.

2-cups tomato juice (Sacramento)
3 1/2-cups freshly squeeze orange juice
1/2-cup lime juice
1-Tbsp chili powder
2-tsp salt
1/2-tsp ground cumin
4-Tbsp finely diced onion
2-tsp finely diced jalapeño chili

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