Get Tequila Drunk With George Clooney: He Sends Us His Favorite Casamigos Recipes

George Clooney loves tequila. He loves drinking it. He loves pouring it into a rocks glass. He loves looking suave while he drinks it. And now he loves making it. Along with his pal Rande Gerber, he’s begun distilling the ultra-premium Casamigos. (‘Cause let’s be honest, nothing sells booze like sex appeal.)

Here, Clooney and Gerber share their favorite tequila punch and sangria recipes. Check them out below, then find out what two of NYC and LA’s hottest hotspots, Irvington and Toca Madera, are crafting up for National Tequila Day here.

CASAMIGOS HONEYDEW PUNCH

1 Liter Casamigos Blanco

12 Parts Fresh Blended Honeydew

6 Parts Fresh Lime Juice

4 Parts Agave Nectar

10 Dashes Jasmine Water

6 Parts Sparkling Water (Perrier is nice for this)

Add all ingredients except sparkling water to punch bowl. Stir in ice to fill and dilute. Garnish with Honeydew chunks and lime cubes. Stir before each serving as the agave will settle to the bottom.

CASAMIGOS WATERMELON MINT PUNCH

1 Liter Casamigos Blanco

12 Parts Fresh Watermelon Juice

8 Parts Fresh Lime Juice

4 Parts Orange Liqueur

4 Parts Agave Nectar

Add all ingredients to a punch bowl. Stir in ice to fill and dilute. Garnish with watermelon chunks and mint leaves. Stir before each serving as the agave will settle to the bottom.

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Photo: Watermelon mint punch

CASAMIGOS STRAWBERRY BANANA PUNCH

1 Liter Casamigos Blanco

10 Strawberries

2 Whole Bananas

8 Parts Fresh Lemon Juice

10 Dashes Orange Bitters

6 Parts Brut Champagne

Blend strawberries and bananas together until liquified. Add all ingredients except champagne to punch bowl. Stir in ice to dilute and fill. Top with champagne. Garnish with whole strawberries and fresh mint leaves.

CASAMIGOS SANGRIA

8 Parts red or white wine

4 Parts Casamigos Blanco

1 Part Casamigos Reposado

6 Parts Fresh Orange juice

3 Parts Sprite

3 Parts Orange Liquor

3 Parts Brandy

3 heaping Tbsp. chopped green and red grapes, apples and cucumbers

Mix all ingredients together in a clear 50 oz. pitcher. Fill remainder of pitcher with ice and stir with a wooden spoon. Garnish with fruit slices, such as green apples for red sangria and peaches for white sangria.

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Photo: Sangria

CASAMIGOS TROPICAL PUNCH

1 Liter Casamigos Reposado

6 Parts Combier

6 Parts Guava Juice

4 Parts Cranberry Juice

3 Parts Pomegranate Juice

3 Parts Orange Juice

5 Parts Fresh Lemon Juice

5 Parts Fresh Lime Juice

4 Parts Calamansi Concentrate

Add all ingredients to punch bowl. Stir in ice to dilute and fill. Garnish with lemon and orange wheels.

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