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5 Refreshing Tequila Cocktail Recipes

Cocktails, Entertaining, Food and Travel, How-To, International Food, Summer
on May 23, 2017

Say Salud! with these five refreshing tequila cocktails, perfect for spring and summer entertaining.

El Gavilan

This is a variation on the classic Mexican cocktail, the Paloma. In México, there’s a famous song which is named GAVILAN O PALOMA (sparrow or dove). This drink was named in tribute of the popular drink and song.

El Gavilan

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Jalisco Express

This cocktail was created and named in honor of the Tequila Express train in Jalisco, Mexico, which carried passengers to the agave fields in the lowlands of the Jalisco region.

Jalisco Express

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Mr. Agave and Ms. Tuna

This is a variation of the margarita; la tuna (prickly pear) is wildly harvested and eaten throughout Mexico and even in parts of the USA. You can see the cactus pear present on the Mexican flag, and it’s also the national fruit.

Mr. Agave and Ms. Tuna

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Tepache Kid

TEPACHE, a traditional fermented pineapple drink in Mexico, has been consumed for hundreds of years- older than the actual country itself. This recipe embodies the history and traditions of Mexico.

Tepache Kid

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Vampiro

This traditional Mexican drink incorporates a riff on the classic sangrita, but instead of the tequila and mix served side by side, it’s blended together and topped off with grapefruit soda.

Vampiro

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This article from Honest Cooking was republished with permission. It originally appeared as Five Refreshing Tequila Cocktails.