Tequila lovers are always on the search to find the best cocktail of their lives! Are you a fellow tequila lover? Let’s be friends, girl! I have a question for you though! What makes your margarita delicious? Well for me, a good recipe can make margarita heaven defyingly delicious even with few ingredients! Even 2 ingredient tequila drinks can be delicious only if you know how to make them! Let’s look at these best tequila cocktail recipes that will leave your customers looking for more!
Tequila cocktails like a margarita are mostly considered a lady’s drink for a hot summer afternoon. But are they specifically aimed for the feminine side? Obviously not! Do you know that the traditional margarita was served on the rocks? Well, now you do! So it makes perfect sense if a guy drinks margarita! But yeah guys don’t usually like to drink out of those sleek tequila glasses or slushies!
Tequila, which originated in Mexico, is now famous all over the world! This drink which is made from the blue agave plant shares its name with its birthplace city! There are primarily four kinds of tequila and you need to know what suits best with the cocktail you’re making! Iliana Partida, an expert in Tequila and a master distiller tells us that your Tequila must be 100% de Agave for your cocktail to be mouth-watering!
There are a few but major points of consideration that if not paid close attention to, will leave your tequila cocktail bland! Thus it is very important that you know what goes into your favorite cocktails that make them taste as they do, DELICIOUS!
Tequila: The Best Tequila Cocktail Recipes Ingredients
Mixto that you drank in your teenage years will certainly not make up a good tequila cocktail! Do you know what will? Your choices of course! Specifically, “your choice of Tequila” will decide what kind of cocktail will your consumers taste or whether they will give you a heads up or not!
The most important component of any tequila is its master ingredient- “the blue agave”. The blue agave in your tequila should be 100% de agave! And not only that, the plant should be matured for a minimum of six years to qualify as “the best” for tequila!
The taste of your tequila depends on the maturation of the blue agave plant. If it’s aged for more years, it will give off a mellow spicy and sweet flavor! An agave that is aged for a few years usually tastes grassy and sweet! It retains the true flavors of agave!
Javier Moreno Gomez surprises us by saying that there are “600 aromas to a tequila!” some of these are chocolate, mint, citrus, oak, honey almond, etc! How fascinating! But if you want any of them to last in your drink, you need to know the basics!
Best Summer Cocktails With Tequila
Chilled cocktails are a must to tackle the summer heat! Let’s see what our epicures have to say about some of the best summer tequila mocktails! A reminder to Margarita and Paloma lovers out there, these concoctions are different from what all you have been experiencing so far, so don’t expect the usual! These recipes are fruity, citrusy, sweet, and grassy, the ones you’ve never tried before!
- The Tres Agaves El Diablo
This tequila with ginger beer is not only healthy but also heaven-defyingly delicious! This fresh cocktail will give you the best of the vibes straight from an island and serves as one of the best summer cocktails!
- Tres Agaves tequila Blanco, 1.25 oz.
- 0.75 oz. cassis crème
- Ginger beer
- garnish with lime
This is super easy to make and you don’t have to go through the trouble of shaking and muddling! All you have to do is add your tequila and cassis to your tequila glass and then mix it with ginger beer! In the end, you can garnish it with lime to make it not only presentable but also delicious!
- Tequila Mockingbird
Grapefruit blends easily with the rich caramel flavor of tequila and gives you the perfect cocktail that your heart desires. The carbonated water will make sure the drink stays light and lives up to the name of a perfect tequila cocktail.
- Tequila (2 oz.)
- 2 oz. grapefruit juice, roasted
- A splash of carbonated water
- Garnish with a rosemary sprig
Add your tequila, grapefruit juice, and carbonated water to the asker and shake well till it mixes perfectly. Then add this mixture to the glass full of ice and garnish with a lit spring of rosemary for rich taste and aroma!
- Romulus And Remus
This recipe adds a twist to your usual margarita! If you want to try something different, then you should surely try this drink!
- 2 oz. tequila Blanco
- 1 oz. Ancho Reyes Verde Poblano liqueur
- 0.75 lime juice
- 0.5 oz. vermouth (dry)
- 4 tablespoons of Angostura bitters
- 0.5 oz. curacao (dry)
- Garnish with a lime wheel
All you have to do is shake all the ingredients in the shaker and then pour the concoction into your ice-filled cup. In the end, you can garnish it with a lime wheel.
- Buena Vista
This tequila cocktail is a nice blend of ginger and lime which are a must for your health! This will surely refresh your senses and you will not stop asking for more!
- 2 oz. Corralejo reposado tequila
- 0.5 oz. Magdala liqueur
- 0.75 oz. lemon juice
- 0.5 oz. simple syrup
- 0.75 oz. Aquafaba
- 2 small pieces of ginger
- Garnish with Orange zest
First, you have to muddle ginger and simple syrup together and then add other ingredients to the mixing glass. You have to mix them vigorously to ensure everything blends well together. After you are done shaking the concoction, you can add it to your tequila glass loaded with ice and garnish it with orange zest.
- Ojo Azul
This is a perfect beach time drink to bring out your summer vibes! Loaded with lime and agave syrup, this cocktail will surely soothe your palate!
- Paqui Silvera tequila (2 oz.)
- lime juice, freshly squeezed (2 oz.)
- Agave syrup (0.5 oz.)
- Blue curaçao (0.5 oz).
First, you have to mix Paqui silver, lime juice, and agave syrup together with ice in your shaker. Once this is done, you have to strain the concoction and add it into a chilled glass. Then once you’re done doing this, you have to add blue Curaçao and finish it with a lime wheel!
- Otoño Sangría:
This cocktail which is loaded with orange juice will become your summertime delicacy for sure! And you know the surprising part, it has red wine in it!
- 1.5 oz. tequila Blanco
- 1 oz. juice from a blood orange
- 1 oz. of orange juice
- Lemon juice (75 oz.)
- 5 oz. pure maple syrup
- 1 oz. red wine, to be poured on top
- Garnish with a dried blood orange wheel
First, you have to add tequila, blood orange juice, orange juice, lemon juice, and maple syrup to the shaker with ice. Then, you have to shake till the tin of shaker turns frosty! Once it turns frosty, you have to strain the mixture into your glass and add red wine on top of it! Then voila! You’re done!
2 Ingredient Tequila Drinks
Mexicans prefer their Tequila neat and with very little wishy-washiness! If you have the Mexican spirit in you, then this list of 2 ingredients tequila drinks is a must-know!
- The Exchange
- The Mexican Cure-All
- Galley Speakeasy
- Modern Paloma
- Hot Paloma
- El Agente Secreto
- Mexico Meets Milan
- Fresh Fruit Paloma
Classic Tequila Cocktails
For our classic cocktail lovers out there, this one’s for you! Here’s a list of classic tequila cocktails that you can try to beat the stickiness of the summer heat! Happy drinking! Or sipping!
- Long Island Iced Tea
- Tequila Sunrise
- Tequila Sour
- Tequila Sangria
- Mexican Mule
- Bloody Maria
- Ranch Water (Tequila Highball)
- Siesta Cocktail
- Cadillac Margarita
The world of Tequila cocktails is very wide and all you have to do is pick a choice of your own! You can make your own tequila cocktails by little experiments but in all, you have to make sure that the tequila you’re buying is 100% de agave! Only a good quality tequila will give you a nice serving of a fresh cocktail!