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Let’s Explore the World of Cocktails with Tequila.

Good Decisions. Bad Decisions. Tequila is a common friend.

Few shots take your high of turning 21, starting a new job, getting married, or opening your first pay-check to another level. While few shots help you drown your feelings of heartbreak, leaving home, losing someone, and typical bad days. 

When you buy tequila, you nearly fix everything.

A distilled spirit from the blue agave plant – tequila got its name from the town it originates in Mexico. The beauty of tequila is its exotic earthy flavour with a tang of sweetness. 

The top 5 tequila cocktails to live it up.

Whether new in the market or experienced with this liquor, these tequila cocktails will help you loosen up and put you in party mode.

  1. The Classic Margarita

Let’s start with something simple! When life gives you lemons, make classic Margarita – the best and most popular of all tequila cocktails. 

The recipe is relatively simple, and the taste is refreshingly wonderful. Add tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake up. Pick a glass, run a lime wedge around the outer rims, and then pour your drink. 

Garnish with lime wheels, and your classic Margarita is ready. Tad-da.

  1. Tequila Sunrise 

Sunny and bright, this topical drink is perfect for enjoying a hot summer day. Whether it means chilling by the pool or having a weekend barbeque, tequila sunrise is refreshing with its sweet fruit flavour. 

All the more amazing is that you don’t have to do much to make this cocktail. 

  • First, add tequila and then orange juice to a glass filled with ice
  • Top with grenadine and garnish with cherry or orange slice
  1. Ranch Water

A tempting cocktail after a hard day’s labour – Ranch Water! 

This low-sugar drink is an incredibly relaxing, lighter version of the classic Margarita with tangy lime and less alcohol and sweetness. 

You can whip one in a few minutes with just three ingredients – lime juice, mineral water, and obviously tequila.

  • Add two shots of tequila to a glass filled with ice
  • Then ounce and a half of lime juice
  • Top it up with Topo Chico (mineral water)
  1. Paloma 

Introducing a cocktail for people who hate cocktails. If, by any chance, you have given up on them because they are either too sugary or too sickly, give this underrated drink a chance. You won’t regret it even for a minute!

Paloma tastes like heaven at any time of the day – brunch, lunch, or dinner. 

For this cocktail recipe, you will need to buy tequila, add a little lime juice, and stir it up with grapefruit soda. 

  1. Mexican Mule 

How can the list of the best tequila cocktails be complete without the Mexican Mule? A spin-off of the Moscow Mule, this drink is known for being crisp, bold, and even better than the original!

Plus, it is an easy cocktail to make that doesn’t even need a shaker. 

  • Pour tequila into a copper mug filled with ice
  • Add lime juice and ginger beer 
  • Garnish with lime 

The Bottom Line 

There you have it! Few of the best tequila cocktails that are easy to create without wasting a lot of time. There is no rocket science involved here, and neither you have to be a trained bartender to try on a recipe. 

Once you start, you will end up making these cocktails time and again because the flavour of tequila is truly one of a kind.  So, go ahead and kickstart happy hours.

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