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3 oz. Partida Reposado tequila
1 � oz. Grenadine
5 oz. Sweet and sour
1 oz. Orange-flavored liqueur
Add two pieces of ice to two flutes. Mix all ingredients together in a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into flutes.
The mixologists at Partida created this recipe.
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