5 Tequila Cocktails to Try
Here are 5 tequila cocktails that are easy to make. They are fruity, refreshing and smooth — sounds like a perfect plan for the summer afternoon. Take your dose of vitamin T with these tequila cocktails.
Blackberry Tequila Smash
Raspberries and tequila are a great combo! This Blackberry Tequila Smash is easy to make and is perfect served over ice on a warm day.
Method: Muddle together the berries, rosemary, lemon juice, and honey. Pour the tequila, add orange bitters, and gently stir to combine the ingredients. Strain to the glass filled with ice and top with sparkling water.
Passion Fruit Margarita
This passion fruit margarita puts an aromatically fruity twist on the classic cocktail.
Method: Scoop the pulp from the passion fruit and put it in a shaker. Pour tequila, triple sec, lime juice, simple syrup and add one or two cubes of ice. Shake it well. Strain into a glass over ice.
Paloma is a tequila classic. Made with grapefruit and lime juice, it's sweet, sour, and refreshing.
Method: Salt the rim of the glass — rub a grapefruit wedge around the edge and dipping it onto a small plate with salt. Mix the tequila, juice, sparkling water, and agave nectar into the glass. Add ice and garnish with grapefruit wedge.
The dark-colored Brave Bull cocktail does not have the fruity aromas that are often found in tequila. But it is characterized by a rich coffee aroma. This cocktail is easy to make because all you need is just a portion of tequila and coffee liqueur.
Method: Pour the tequila into a glass with ice cubes. Add liqueur. Slightly stir before serving.
Acapulco is one of the oldest cities in Mexico, built by the Aztecs. The cocktail Acapulco Dream is an excellent combination of tequila and rum.
Method: Pour all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice and give it a good shake. Strain into the glass filled with ice and garnish with pineapple slices.