The Tequila Sunrise is a mixed-alcoholic drink that originated from Arizona, USA. It was said to be created at the Arizona Bilmore Hotel by a man named Gene Sulit. The cocktail typically comes in two variations. Its original mixture is made of soda water, creme de cassis, lime juice and Show more... tequila, while the second variation is composed of grenadine syrup, tequila and orange juice. The drink is usually served on the rocks on a highball glass and garnished with orange slice and cherry.