Whether you’re watching the All Blacks take the Lions, or having a few drinks at home before heading out we have discovered your new signature drink, the El Matador!  This cocktail is a straight-ten, and an all rounder whether you’re at brunch with friends, or your favourite cocktail bar.  It will be love at first sip with cocktail.  It’s light, and sweet–but not overly so–it’s the kind of drink that you can have multiples of without it becoming too saccharine.  Read on to find out how you can make it!



  • ice cocktail shaker
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila (blanco is typical, though we prefer El Jimador Añejo)
  • 1 ounce unsweetened pineapple juice 1/3 ounce fresh lime juice

How you do it

  1. Add the tequila, pineapple juice, and lime juice to a shaker filled with ice and shake well.
  2. Strain the drink into an ice-filled glass.
  3. Garnish with lime.