Australia’s award-winning Patrón tequila cocktails of 2022 revealed

Try the recipes at home and wow your guests this Summer

Take your Summer hosting up a notch and impress with, not one, but two of Australia’s best tequila cocktails of 2022.
As part of an international search for the world’s best bartender in the global tequila competition, Patrón Perfectionists – the Australian final saw the award-winning Alex Boon of Melbourne’s Pearl Diver & Cocktails take out the top spot with the two best show-stopping cocktails.
Alex wowed the judges with the Frankie – using ingredients from a prescribed list, the Pantry, with the help of breakfast staple, Uncle Toby’s Oats and 60 Hands Highball – showcasing the iconic Australian Mango, paired perfectly with Patrón Silver. 

Alex will now go on to compete in the world grand final in Mexico next March 2023.
For those who like to fancy themselves as a master of mixing, here are the winning cocktail recipes to impress your guests with this Summer.

Enjoy Alex’s winning cocktails:
50ml PATRÓN Silver 
20ml Good Oloroso Sherry
17.5ml Tasmanian Honey 
60ml Uncle Tobys Oat Horchata (additional recipe below)
1 Pinch Sea Salt

For Uncle Toby’s Oat Horchata Recipe (unsweetened):
2 litres almond milk
500g Uncle Toby’s Oats
500g Long grain white rice
10g ground cinnamon
20g Dried Ancho Chilli
Whisk ingredients with a small amount of crushed ice in a milkshake maker and strain into highball glass over cubed ice. Garnish with Aleppo pepper infused dark chocolate.

Let steep for a few hours then blend in thermo mix on high. Let steep additionally for another 24 hours. Strain through fine Demi-strainer and bottle.

60 Hands Highball
45ml PATRÓN Silver 
15ml Mango Liquor
15ml Verjuice 
20ml Lacto fermented mango syrup 
60ml clarified mango juice 
Mix together liquid ingredients and carbonate. Serve over ice in a highball. 

For those looking for something a little more classic, enjoy some of Patrón’s summer cocktails recipes instead:

Patrón Añejo Old Fashioned (pictured above)
60ml Patrón Añejo
7.5ml Simple Syrup
1 dash Bitters
Orange zest to garnish

Over a double old fashioned glass, use a vegetable peeler to take off two strips of orange zest, making sure to express the oil into the class. Add Patrón Añejo, simple syrup, and bitters. Add ice – the biggest cubes you can find – and stir. Adjust sweetness to taste.

Patrón Tommy’s Margarita
45ml Patrón Reposado
30ml fresh lime juice
15ml Agave nectar
Lime wedge for garnish Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously with ice to chill. Strain onto fresh ice in a salt-rimmed rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

For further Patrón based cocktail recipes including the perfect paloma to silver soda and more visit:

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