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TEQUILA DRINK RECIPES: M-Z
1 scoop crushed ice, 3/4 oz lemon or lime juice, 3/4 oz Cointreau, 3/4 oz white Rum, 1 oz Mescal. Mix in a shaker with crushed ice. Serve in an iced cocktail glass with a salted rim.
Mélange A Trois
1 1/2 oz Herradura Reposado Tequila, 1/2 oz Pomegranate Juice, 1 1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice, 1 1/2 oz Agave Nectar. Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake to mix and pour (ice and all) into a rock glass. Garnish with a lime and cherry.
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves and lime wedge. Add tequila,
agave nectar, lime juice and plenty of ice. Shake vigorously for
5 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled glass and top with club soda.
Garnish with a lime wedge. For a different variation, try it with
Azuñia Platinum Tequila
Mexican Hot Chocolate
2 cups milk, 1 disk of Ibarra chocolate, whipped cream, Tequila Tezón Blanco. Warm the milk and chocolate in a saucepan. Stir with whisk until the chocolate is melted and the mixture begins to boil. Remove from the heat and froth the chocolate with whisk. Serve immediately in a coffee mug: 5 parts hot chocolate to 1 part Tequila Tezón Blanco. Finish with dollop of whipped cream.
1 oz tequila, 1 oz orange juice, 3 oz cranberry juice, splash of lime juice. Shake well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
Large Martini Glass
Pour all ingredients into a large cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake and strain into a large martini glass with a salt rim. Add
two olives on a spear and serve.
1 3/4 oz Mescal, 3/4 oz lemon or lime juice, 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice, 1 splash grenadine, and crushed ice. Mix in a shaker with 1 scoop crushed ice. Strain into a highball glass and serve over fresh crushed ice.
1 oz premium tequila, 1 triangular chunk of fresh pineapple coated with sugar crystals, chilled dry and fruity champagne, a splash blue Curacao, and a long twist of spiral cut lime peel. Attach sugar-coated pineapple chunk to the rim of a champagne flute glass. Add tequila and fill the glass with champagne, adding the blue Curacao and a spiral of lime peel, and serve immediately. Tell guests to drop the pineapple chunk into the drink for an added splash of bubbles.
2 oz tequila, cola, lime wedge. Pour tequila over ice and add cola to fill. Garnish with lime wedge to squeeze before drinking.
1 oz Tequila, 1 oz Jagermeister, and 1 oz Bacardi 151 Rum. Mix together and serve in three shot glasses. Best if you have your buddies join you.
Old Town Ice Tea
Fill pint glass with ice. Pour in liquor, then sweet & sour, and a
splash of cranberry juice. Garnish with lime wedge or lemon twist.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1 oz Coffee Liqueur (Kahlua, Tia Maria or similar), 2 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 oz cream. Combine tequila, coffee liqueur and soda in a mixing glass, stir and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass filled with crushed ice. Float cream on top by pouring it over the back of a spoon into the martini or cocktail glass.
Moisten the rim of the glass with the lime wedge and salt the rim.
Add a dash of sea salt to the bottom of the glass and fill with
ice. Add lime juice and tequila. Top off with Squirt and garnish
with a lime wedge.
2 oz tequila, juice of 1/2 lime, 2 oz fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice, 3 tablespoons agave nectar, 4 oz club soda. Mix everything EXCEPT the club soda in a shaker with ice, shake well and pour into a large highball glass or tumbler. Add club soda and ice to fill glass. Stir gently and enjoy!
1 1/2 oz Gold Tequila and pineapple juice. Pour tequila into a Collins glass filled with ice. Fill with pineapple juice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice, 1 oz lime juice and 1/4 oz Grenadine. Combine with ice; shake well. Strain straight up. Decorate with a cherry and a pineapple slice.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, and 2 to 4 dashes of Tabasco sauce. Pour tequila into a chilled shot glass. Add Tabasco.
Raspberry Tequila Mojito
Muddle mint leave, raspberries, lime wedges and simple syrup in bottom
of mixing glass. Add tequila and ice. Shake and pour into pint
glass. Top off with club soda.
2 parts tequila, 1 part Grenadine, some lemon juice. Pour the lemon juice and tequila in a shot glass. Carefully add the grenadine.
Red Hot Chicano
Tequila, Tabasco sauce, ten fresh jalapeño seeds, you figure out the rest.
Red Hot Mama
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1/2 oz orange juice, and 1/2 oz tomato juice. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir. Strain into a shot glass or an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
Combine all in a shaker half-filled with ice. Shake well and strain
into a stem glass nearly filled with ice. Garnish with pineapple.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1 oz Compari, 1/2 oz dry Vermouth, 1/2 oz sweet Vermouth. Pour over crushed ice and stir well.
1 part Tequila and 1 part Amaretto. This one is an average tequila drink, not too strong, not too weak
1 oz Tequila, 1 oz Midori, and 4 oz grapefruit juice. Shake well with ice and strain into glass. Garnish with fruit and a cherry.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 3 oz pineapple juice, 1/2 oz lemon juice or lemonade, and 1/2 tsp Grenadine. Combine in a shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1 oz Crême de Cacao, 1 oz cream, and a dash of Grenadine. Shake well with ice and strain into cocktail glass.
2 slices of orange, 3-4 lime wedges, 3/4 oz rock candy, 1 1/2 oz Casa Noble Reposado, 1/2 oz Cointreau or Citronge, pinch of Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper, a few drops of habanera pepper sauce, tomato juice. Muddle orange slices, lime wedges, rock candy and ice cubes in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients and fill mixing glass with tomato juice. Shake well. Rim a serving glass with chili salt (kosher salt, sugar, black pepper and red pepper, mixed a little in a spice grinder). Transfer mixture from the mixing glass to the serving glass. Enjoy.
1 part Tequila and 1 part Jack Daniels. As the name suggests, this one has a bite!
1 oz Tequila, 1 oz Coffee Liqueur, and 1 oz Crême de Menthe. Stir with ice and strain into glass.
Combine Herradura, pineapple juice and cranberry juice with ice in
a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a highball glass, half
filled with ice. Top off with lemon-lime soda and serve.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1/4 oz Triple Sec, 3 oz cranberry juice, 1/2 oz pineapple juice, and 1/2 oz orange juice. Pour over ice and stir.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1/2 oz lemon juice, 1/4 tsp Grenadine, and a dash of Bitters. Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1/4 oz raspberry syrup, a dash of Grand Marnier, fresh fruit and mint. Shake well (without ice) all but Grand Marnier. Pour into cocktail glass containing shaved ice. Stir with a spoon. Float Grand Marnier on top. Garnish with fruits and a sprig of mint.
1 oz Tequila, 1 scoop of lemon sherbet, and fill the glass with sprite. Enjoy!
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1 oz white Crême de Menthe, and 1 oz lime juice (or the juice of half a lime). Shake well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 8 fresh mint leaves, 2 tsp Agave Nectar, 1/4 Lime, and sparkling water or club soda. Muddle Mint, Agave Nectar, and Lime. Fill highball glass with ice. Add Tequila and top with sparkling water or club soda. Stir and serve.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, pinch of salt, and a lime wedge. Hold lime wedge with left hand. Lick the back of your left hand and sprinkle salt on that spot. Hold shot of tequila in right hand. Lick the salt, down the tequila and then immediately squeeze the lime wedge into your mouth.
It is made in a rocks glass with equal parts tequila
and a carbonated beverage, often 7 Up, Ginger Ale or Mountain
Due. Champagne can also be used, but this is named a Slammer Royale
or Golden Slammer.
1 1/2 oz Herradura Tequila Blanco, 5 Seedless Red Grapes, 2 Lime Wedges, 1 Lemon Wedge, 1 1/2 tsp Agave Nectar, 2 Slices of Cucumber or Kiwi (garnish). Muddle all contents, add ice, shake, and pour into a short cocktail or margarita glass. Garnish with 2 slices of cucumber or kiwi.
Pack glass with ice. Pour tequila first, then
orange juice, then Grenadine (slowly). Float Crême de Cassis on
1 part Tequila, and 2 parts grapefruit juice over ice. Mix and enjoy in a cocktail glass.
Tequini (The Mexican Martini)
1 1/2 oz premium silver Tequila, 1/2 oz dry Vermouth, cracked ice, and a twist of lime peel or a jalapeno-stuffed olive for garnish. Pour Tequila and Vermouth over ice in a mixing glass. Stir briefly until chilled. Strain ice and pour immediately into chilled 3-ounce martini glass. Garnish and serve.
Third Street Promenade
1/3 oz Tequila, 1 1/2 oz Gin, 1/3 oz Triple Sec, 1/2 oz Cinnamon Schnapps, and 6 oz orange juice. Put ingredients in a blender with ice. Blend well. Pour in a tall chilled glass and serve.
1 1/2 oz Tequila, 1/2 oz Crême de Banana, and 1 oz cream. Shake well with ice and strain into cocktail glass.