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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage With A Toast At Rosa Mexicano

Rosa Mexicano and Grand Marnier invite you to taste the Margarita Francesa cocktail

By LatinoLA Contributor
Published on LatinoLA: September 20, 2011


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage With A Toast At Rosa Mexicano


Marking the 25th anniversary Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, Grand Marnier and Rosa Mexicano explore the Hispanic influence on food and drink with a delightful toast: the Grand Marnier Margarita Francesa.

The traditional margarita, mixing together the spirit of Mexico (tequila), orange liqueur and fresh lime juice, is the #1 selling cocktail in the US however, over the years its popularity has sparked unique twists on the classic recipe. In the 1990's Grand Marnier introduced the Cadillac Margarita that was a huge success. Now, to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Grand Marnier and Rosa Mexicano have teamed up to develop an internationally innovative recipe, Margarita Francesa.

The Margarita Francesa simply reverses the amount of spirit ingredients from a traditional margarita for a more vibrant taste. The result: a profile that is smoother and more balanced with the enticement of the citrus notes and the complexity of cognac found within Grand Marnier. For those who may shy away from the "bite" of tequila, this is the ideal cocktail that will fast become consumers' drink of choice.

So be sure to stop into Rosa Mexicano at L.A. Live and taste this delicious cocktail in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. After, you can also try mixing it up at home as Grand Marnier and the restaurant are sharing the delish recipe with you.

Margarita Francesa
Served at Rosa Mexicano in honor of the 25th anniversary for National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 ÔÇô October 15)

1.5 oz Grand Marnier
1 oz Alma Tequila
1 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Orange Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup

Combine Grand Marnier, tequila, lime juice, orange juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a tall glass with ice and garnish with an orange wheel and lime wedge.

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