LA Sunset

Contributed by: Author Mark Addison

LA Sunset

Recipe type: Yield: serves 1; or scale up for a pitcher Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

The LA Sunset stays faithful to the Tequila Sunrise but with a decidedly LA vibe.



12-oz low ball

bar tools

Cocktail Shaker


Orange wheel

Maraschino cherry



2 oz Blanco tequila

1/2 oz Triple sec

1 oz Lime juice – fresh

1 oz Soda water

1/2 oz Crème de cassis

1/2 oz Grenadine


  1. Combine tequila, triple sec and lime juice in a shaker with ice and shake until well chilled.
  2. Strain contents into the glass filled with ice and top with club soda.
  3. Garnish with an orange wheel and cherry.
  4. Prior to serving, drizzle the cassis followed by the grenadine to give the cocktail a sunset-like effect.

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