Some like it clean and some enjoy it mixed, but we all love the good old tequila. Originating from the agave plant, this liquor is one of the most consumed drinks today. While some people like drinking it as shots or clean, some of them prefer the tastes of its cocktails. And, that no wonder since all of its cocktails have a great exotic taste. Although they are all great, some of them are even better, so let’s have a look at the best tequila cocktails.
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Margarita is one of the most common cocktails around the globe. You can find it in many different versions, with fruits like apples, strawberries, and pineapples, and flavours such as hot sauce, cucumber, and mint. Although they are all good, there’s no better than the original margarita. In order to prepare it, you need:
- 2 oz. silver tequila
- 1 oz. Cointreau
- 1 oz. lime juice
- coarse salt
- Cool a glass.
- Moisten its rim with lime juice.
- Dip it into the salt.
- Put tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and ice in a shaker and shake it well.
- Pour it into the glass over ice.
Here is another very common tequila cocktail. With its chilling summer notes, this cocktail reminds us of the hot summer days spent on the beach by the sea. So, whenever you feel nostalgic, you can order a tequila sunrise to bring you back to that time.
What makes this cocktail special is its look, which inspired the creation of many other cocktails throughout the years, as well as the grenadine. This ingredient not only brings the sunshine but also adds a fruity flavour in your glass. In order to prepare it, you need:
- 1 1/2 oz. tequila
- 3 oz. orange juice (fresh)
- 1 tsp. grenadine
- Put tequila, orange juice, and ice into a shaker and shake well.
- Pour the mixture into a glass.
- Add grenadine and gently stir until you get layers of orange and red.
- Decorate it with a maraschino cherry and umbrella.
Although it’s not as famous as its relatives, the Paloma is no less magnificent. With its fantastic, refreshing taste, it’s the best choice for a dinner out or a lazy afternoon. We love this cocktail because it’s really easy to make and you need only 3 ingredients: