The Margarita just happens to be the most famous tequila cocktail.
But beyond the top three (including the Bloody Maria and the Tequila Sunrise) are many others.
The recipe below is for a fruity tequila cocktail created by Milagro Tequila.
Called Carpe Dia (Sieze The Day), it uses lower glycemic agave nectar as the sweetener.
Unlike the orange and lime flavored Margarita, this drink has blackberry, lime and sage flavors (sage is delicious in cocktails).
The añejo (aged) tequila provides complex flavors, which vary by distiller but can include brown spices, dried fruits, olives, nuts and toffee, among others.
So carpe dia with this yummy recipe!
1. MUDDLE berries and sage in a shaker glass. Add the other ingredients and shake vigorously with ice.
2. STRAIN into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
3. GARNISH with a blackberry and a sprig of sage.
 Try this very refreshing cousin of the Margarita, with the flavors of aged tequila, blackberries, lime and sage (photo © Milagro Tequila.
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