NewsCelebrity Floral Artist Maurice Harris Unveils Cocktails For Patrón And St~Germain

Celebrity Floral Artist Maurice Harris Unveils Cocktails For Patrón And St~Germain

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To celebrate National Margarita Day (February 22), Patrón Tequila and St~Germain Elderflower Liqueur have teamed up with celebrity floral artist Maurice Harris to create fresh and joyful takes on the classic Margarita. With every bottle of St~Germain composed of up to 1,000 fresh, handpicked elderflower blossoms and tequila’s most popular cocktail (the margarita actually meaning “daisy” in Spanish) collaborating with Maurice was a natural fit for the brands. 

Maurice has designed floral installations and arrangements for global brands and personalities, including Gucci, Beyonce, Louis Vuitton, and The Row. Most recently he was a judge on “Full Bloom,” a reality competition series on HBO Max and filmed a flower arranging course on MasterClass.

Patrón St-Rita

PATRON ST~RITA CARAFE

Description: The Patrón St-Rita is an elegant variation on the beloved classic, effortlessly elevated by just a dash of St~Germain for a fresh, bright elderflower twist. St~Germain’s captivating flavor perfectly accentuates the drink’s base of Patrón Silver Tequila, offering its signature smooth and sweet taste with a light pepper finish. The floral libation is complemented by a squeeze of lime and an intricate daisy-elderflower garnish, perfectly fitting for the festive occasion. 

1 oz St~Germain 

1 ½ oz Patrón Silver

¾ oz fresh lime juice 

Instructions: 

  • Optional salt rim
  • Add all ingredients into a shaker and shake 
  • Pour over ice in a rocks glass

What’s The Tea, Rosarita

What’s The Tea, Rosarita

Description: The fresh handpicked elderflowers that comprise St~Germain bloom beautifully with Patrón’s finest Weber Blue Agave Tequila, to form a harmonious chorus in the What’s The Tea, Rosarita with hibiscus tea, beet juice and fresh lime. Ideal for any romantic occasion, the cocktail is adorned with a single rose stem wrapped in a lime peel, playing off the drink’s red hues. 

1 oz Patrón Silver

1 oz St~Germain

.75 oz hibiscus tea

.75 oz beet juice 

. 50 oz freshly squeezed lime juice

Instructions:

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Add all ingredients and shake well
  • Strain into a chilled coupe and top with salted Rose Air:

Salted Rose Air (optional)

4 ounces water

2 ounces fresh lime juice

1 ½ teaspoons Sucro

1/12 teaspoons Maldon salt

½ Rose water

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl
  • Using an immersion blender or hand blender, mix until bubbles form.
  • Carefully spoon on top of the drink

Piña Gardenrita

Piña Gardenrita

Description: Perfect for the adventurous cocktail connoisseur, the Piña Gardenrita heroes Patrón Reposado for a smooth taste and a hint of oak flavor, complemented by orgeat, fresh lime juice, charred pineapple juice and pineapple mint, elevated with a dash of St~Germain for a balanced, versatile and refined character. A mini bundle of mint, lemon verbena, sage, and camomile blooms crowns the concoction for an herbal inspired-floral twist.

1.5 oz Patrón Reposado 

.5 oz orgeat 

.75 oz lime juice 

.5 oz St~Germain

.75 oz charred pineapple juice 

7-8 leaves of Pineapple mint

Pinch of salt 

Instructions:

  • Shake all ingredients with cubed ice quickly 4-5 seconds
  • Fine strain over crushed ice in rocks or collins glass
  • Garnish with large sprig of pineapple mint and lemon verbena, wedge of charred pineapple if desired

Charred Pineapple Instructions:

  • Cut whole pineapple into spears, omitting the tough centerpiece
  • Grill on open flame or in grill pan for 5 minutes, flip or rotate and char opposite side for 5 minutes
  • Remove from heat, blend and strain
  • For more information, head over to Patron’s official website.

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