10 Tequila cocktails you should absolutely try!

10 Tequila cocktails you should absolutely try!

Granted, Margarita is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Tequila cocktails, it is the people’s favourite. There is however a number of interesting cocktails we have put together for you.

Don’t forget to rim your glasses.

   1.      Mango Margarita

Add in the freshly cut mangoes, tequila, triple sec, agave, lime juice; blend until smooth and creamy. Pour the drink into a

glass, garnish with lime wedge if desired and enjoy!

    2.   Tequila sunrise:   


          Pour the tequila and orange juice into glass over ice. Add the grenadine syrup, which will sink to the bottom. Do not stir.


          Garnish with orange slice and serve.

3.   Paloma


Mix tequila with a grapefruit-flavoured soda such as Fresca or Squirt and served on the rocks with a lime wedge. Garnish

with a lime or citrus fruit wedge.

     4.   Juan Collins:

Mix the tequila, lemon juice, agave nectar and sugar syrup in a tall glass with ice, top up with soda water, garnish with lime

or maraschino cherry and serve.

5.   Tequini:

The Tequini is a tequila-based martini. Pour the tequila, dry vermouth and bitters into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Stir

and strain into a glass and garnish with cucumber slices.

6.   Brave bull

Pour the silver tequila into a glass with ice cubes. Add the Kahlua. Swirl the glass gently a few times to lightly mix the

ingredients before serving. Garnish with lemon spiral.

7.   Envy Cocktail

Pour silver tequila, blue caracao, and pineapple juice into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into

chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

8.   Bloody Maria:

Bloody Maria is Bloody Mary with Tequila in place of Vodka. Mix together and pour into the ice-filled glass. Garnish

with the remaining lime and lemon wedges.

9.   Passion Cocktail:

Popularly called Tequila Cosmo. Pour the tequila, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

Strain into a chilled stemmed glass. Splash with Grand Marnier. Garnish with the slice of lime.

 10.   Siesta Cocktail:

Combine tequila, lime juice, simple syrup, Campari, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker. Strain cocktail through a Hawthorne. Garnish with lime wheel.

N.B: For all the cocktail recipes- Using a lime wedge go around the rim of the cups, dip into margarita salt or sugar.