Looking for party drink recipes? Find 8 super easy and delicious classic tequila cocktails!

Written by Kristiyana Burdeva

Tequila cocktails have become increasingly popular over the years, as more and more people discover the unique flavour and versatility of this Mexican spirit. From the classic Margarita to the more creative Paloma, there is no shortage of tequila cocktails to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing summer sipper or a warm winter nightcap, here are 8 super easy and delicious tequila cocktail recipes that you can make for any party!

How to make Classic Margarita cocktails?

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The most well-known tequila cocktail, the Classic Margarita, is a refreshing mix of tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. Let’s make one for ourselves!

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml Blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce/0,38 ml orange liqueur, such as triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce/0,15 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • kosher or flake salt for the glass
  • lime wedges for garnish
  • ice cubes

Tequila cocktail preparation:

To make the Classic Margarita cocktail, shake together the tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. Serve the mix over ice in a salt-rimmed glass and garnish with a lime wedge. Delightful!

Making a fruity Paloma cocktail drink

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When you are feeling hot, or just want to treat yourself to a nice fruity cocktail, go with this Paloma recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 ounces/ 50 ml tequila
  • 3.4 ounces/ 100 ml grapefruit soda
  • ⅓ ounces/ 10 ml fresh lime juice
  • kosher or flake salt for the glass
  • lime wedge for garnish

Tequila cocktail preparation:

To make the Paloma cocktail, mix the tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit soda. Serve in a salt-rimmed glass filled with ice. Stir and garnish with a lime wedge. Serve and enjoy!

How to make Tequila Sunrise cocktails?

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Probably the most favoured among the tequila cocktails, the Tequila Sunrise is a vibrant drink perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch. Let’s enjoy our Sundays the best possible way with this tequila cocktail recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml tequila
  • 4 ounces/150 ml orange juice.
  • 1/2 ounce/0,15 ml grenadine
  • maraschino cherry
  • orange slice
  • ice cubes

Tequila cocktail preparation:

Make the famous Tequila Sunrise by first mixing the tequila, orange juice and grenadine. Serve over a glass filled with ice. Stir and garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry. Voilà!

Tequila Sour cocktail drink recipe

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The Tequila Sour is a classic cocktail which is a tart twist on the traditional whiskey sour. For fans of the latter cocktail, why not also try this tequila version?

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml tequila
  • 1 ounce/0,38 ml fresh lime juice
  • 0.5 oz / 0,18 ml simple syrup
  • 1 oz/ 28.35 gr egg white
  • maraschino cherry (optional)

Tequila cocktail preparation:

Make the Tequila Sour cocktail by shaking together the tequila, lime juice, simple syrup, and the egg white. Strain into a glass and garnish with a lime wedge. Mm, mm, just to die for!

How to make Tequila Mule cocktails?

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This contemporary take on the classic Moscow Mule is an easy way to spice up your favourite tequila. Who is up for more cocktail experimenting?

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml tequila
  • 1 ounce/0.38 ml lime juice
  • 4 ounces/114 ml ginger beer
  • lime wedge
  • ice cubes

Tequila cocktail preparation:

To make the Tequila Mule cocktail, mix the tequila, ginger beer and lime juice. Pour over a glass filled with ice. Stir and garnish with a lime wedge.

Making Tequila Mojito cocktails

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If you, like me, are a big fan of the classic Mojito cocktail, why not give a go at this Tequila Mojito twist?

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml tequila
  • a few drops of simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce/0,15 ml lime juice
  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml club soda
  • 4-5 mint leaves
  • lime wedge

Tequila cocktail preparation:

Make the Tequila Mojito by first muddling the mint leaves in the bottom of a glass. Then add the tequila, lime juice, simple syrup, and club soda. Stir. Top with more club soda and garnish with a lime wedge. Outstanding!

How to make a Tequila Fizz cocktail?

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Let’s make this super easy Tequila Fizz cocktail! Want to give it a try?

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml tequila
  • 1 ounce/0, 38 ml lime juice
  • a few drops of simple syrup
  • 4 ounces/150 ml club soda
  • lime wheel
  • ice cubes

Tequila cocktail preparation:

To make the Tequila Fizz cocktail, shake all the ingredients together with ice and strain into a glass filled with more ice. Garnish with a lime wheel. Enjoy your fresh tequila cocktail!

Making Mango Margarita cocktails

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By looking at this tall glass of Mango Margarita, I sure am glad that it’s Christmas, so I can have plenty of time to enjoy this tequila cocktail! Are you also interested in trying a fruity twist on the Classic Margarita cocktail?

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces/0,76 ml tequila
  • 1 ounce/0,38 ml triple sec
  • 2 ounces /0,76 ml mango nectar
  • 1 ounce/0,38 ml lime juice
  • lime wheel
  • ice cubes

Tequila cocktail preparation:

So you agreed to make a delicious Mango Margarita Cocktail? Alright! Start by shaking all the ingredients together with ice. Strain into a glass filled with more ice, and garnish with a lime wheel. You are officially the tequila cocktail master!

I hope you liked these recipes and will gladly share your tequila cocktail creations with family and friends over the holidays. No matter which one you chose, you’re sure to enjoy a unique and flavourful drink. And if you are in need of more ideas for what drinks to serve to your family this Christmas, why not check out our most recent and delicious Christmas cocktails recipes? Cheers everyone and happy holidays!

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