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Tequila CAZADORES Partners with Mister Cartoon To Create Limited-Edition Bottle

Tequila CAZADORES® has joined forces with acclaimed tattoo artist Mister Cartoon in celebration of the Ancient Mexican Holiday, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

The Legendary Artist, who’s tattoo designs are sported by big names such as Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Kanye West, and more, has reimagined the Tequila CAZADORES Blanco Bottle, as well as created a set of Skull Bandanas in his renowned Calligraphy style.

Tequila CAZADORES® is 100% blue agave premium tequila sourced from the highlands of Jalisco, ages it for just over two months in small, virgin oak barrels, has debuted a new limited-edition blanco bottle. The hand-rendered bottle design features Mister Cartoon’s signature fine point style, nodding symbolically to the Día de los Muertos traditions Mister Cartoon values most.

These limited-edition Mister Cartoon XTequila CAZADORES Día de los Muertos bottles are now available  nationwide.

Mister Cartoon has also created a set of skull bandanas – inspired by the illustrations from the limited-edition bottle – and are available through MisterCartoon.com/shop

100% of proceeds from sales will be going towards disaster relief in Mexico.

“Mister Cartoon is an artist who, like Tequila CAZADORES, boldly carries his heritage with him, allowing his passion for who he is and where he came from to shine through his work,” said Manny Hinojosa, Brand Ambassador for Tequila CAZADORES. “We are honored to collaborate with him on a special Día de los Muertos bottle design, celebrating one of the most traditional holidays in the Mexican culture.”

The Mister Cartoon X Tequila CAZADORES Día de los Muertos bottle is adorned in symbolic black, white and gray artwork, with illustrations of a skull to honor the memories of lost loved ones, a rose to welcome new beginnings and a woman to represent love and the importance of celebrating the good times.

The Tequila CAZADORES iconic stag is part of the design as a reminder to be bold and fearless in the pursuit of dreams.

“It was an honor for me to create a design for Tequila CAZADORES. Tequila CAZADORES is a brand that shares my passion for preserving heritage and guiding the future from the past,” said Mister Cartoon.

In the spirit of the holiday, Tequila CAZADORES has crafted a line-up of signature Día de los Muertos cocktails, including The Blood Orange Margarita with Tequila CAZADORES Special Edition, orange curaco, blood orange juice, fresh lime justice and agave nectar; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly with Tequila CAZADORES Blanco, mezcal blanco, Aperol and pureed red roasted bell pepper; The Stormy Soul featuring CAZADORES Reposado, pureed prickly pear, agave nectar, ginger beer, chipotle powder, topped with mint and lemon; and The Rising Dead with CAZADORES Reposado, orange juice, grenadine, a lime wedge topped with an orange and cherry.

For more information, please visit www.cazadores.com and @tequilacazadores

Here are some special Day of the Dead cocktail recipes:

Blood Orange Margarita
Ingredients:
1 ½ oz. Cazadores Special Edition
½ oz. Orange curacao
2 oz. Blood Orange juice
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
3/4 oz. Agave nectar.
Ice, shake and serve over the rocks with Manny’s salt

Stormy Soul
Ingredients:
1 ½ oz. Cazadores Reposado
1oz. Perfect Puree Prickly Pear
½ oz. Agave nectar
2 lemon wedges
Mint sprigs
Chipotle powder
Mix tequila, pureed prickly pear, agave nectar and juice of lemon wedges and top with ginger beer. Rim copper mug with chipotle powder and garnish with mint sprig

The Good The Bad & The Ugly
Ingredients:
1 ½ oz. Cazadores Blanco
½ oz. Mezcal
½ oz. Aperol
½ oz. Agave nectar
¾ oz. lime juice
¾ oz. Perfect Puree Red roasted bell pepper.
Combine all the ingredients with ice, shake & serve over the rocks. Garnish with bell pepper and Manny’s salt.

Rising Dead
1 ½ oz. Cazadores Reposado
3 oz. orange juice
¼ oz. top with grenadine
1 lime wedge squeeze
In a Collins glass combine all the ingredients with ice top with grenadine. Garnish with orange & cherry.

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