Tequila Cocktails: Simple Recipes
The perfect end of a hot summer day can be tequila cocktails in a pleasant company. To prepare savory cooling drinks will require an optimal minimum of ingredients and effort. Of course, there is a wide variety of cocktails. We will consider the most popular options. The most common is the Tequila Sunrise cocktail.
Tequila Cocktail: Recipes
To prepare such a refreshing and amazingly tasty drink "Tequila Sunrise", you will need:
- 150-200 ml of fresh orange juice (it is better to use it yourself squeezed);
- 50-55 ml of silver tequila;
- 10-15 ml of piquant grenadine;
- 220 g of ice (you can freeze in cubes, or just in oval molds).
Sunrise is an inimitable juicy Mexican cocktail with tequila. The recipes for making such a drink may differ, because modern masters in different ways represent the process of its creation. Classic Mexican is advised to start doing with the preparation of ice.Cubes of plain or fruit frozen water should be poured into a tall, large glass, and then filled with fresh juice.
Tequila must be injected in a small stream, then immediately mix the syrup (grenadine). Stir juicy "company" should be a little high spoon. Decorate a sunny cocktail can be a slice (ringlet) of ripe orange and a leaf of mint.
Shock are the simplest tequila cocktails under the spectacular name "Tequila Boom". With a fairly simple and colorless ingredients in the form of tequila itself and the "Sprite", the drink nevertheless enjoys great popularity among young people. The reason is the most spectacular drinking ritual: a thick glass (the bottom should be as thick and comfortable as possible) is poured a serving of alcohol, and on top is a double amount of Sprite, after which the glass is covered with a palm and beaten against the bar about three times. You can prepare a similar cocktail with tequila at home, this will require (for each cup) a minimum set of products:
- 50 ml of good silver tequila;
- 100-110 ml of "Sprite".
"Margarita" with tequila
Temperamental and mysterious is the tasty drink "Margarita". This kind of women's tequila cocktails are distinguished by a harmonious combination of sweetness and sourness. Soft proportions of alcohol and juicy additives give pleasure, and the colorful appearance pleases the eye.
To cook one bright "Margarita", you will need:
- 50 ml of high-quality silver tequila;
- 25-30 ml of good orange liquor;
- 10-12 ml of sugar syrup;
- 2 g of fine salt;
- 70 g fresh lime;
- 200-220 g of ice in cubes.
The process of making a drink
For the preparation of "Margarita" you will need a shaker (or a glass with a fixed lid). It is necessary to mix tequila, lime, ice, liqueur, syrup. The contents must be thoroughly mixed and poured into the glass decorated with salt (without ice) (to get a rich strip of crystals, its rims must be slightly moistened).
There are original and very savory alcoholic cocktails with tequila, where additional ingredients play the role of a delicious sauce. A prominent representative of such drinks is Sangrin. To cook it, you will need:
- liter of high-quality and, most importantly, tested tequila;
- 600 ml of good tomato juice;
- 300-350 ml of orange juice;
- 1-1,5 g of fine salt;
- 80-100 g of purified celery;
- 150 g fresh cucumber;
- 1 g black ground pepper;
- 20 ml of high quality red Tabasco spicy sauce;
- 140 g fresh lime.
Making a drink
First, you need a roomy jug of 1-1.5 liters (in a larger capacity it is more convenient to mix the ingredients). It should be placed chopped into optimally small and beautiful pieces of cucumber and half of the harvested celery. There should also be poured orange and tomato juice, as well as Tabasco. The resulting mixture must be thoroughly mixed. After which you should pour lime juice. Finish will be salt and pepper. After the contents of the jug once again thoroughly mixed.
Drinking tequila and "Sangrin" occurs in stages: first, a stack of Mexican alcohol is drunk, then a pile of sauce. A liter of cooked "Sangrin" is enough for 20 medium glasses.
If you are interested in not quite simple tequila cocktails, then we suggest you to try the recipe originally from sunny Acapulco. Old masters created a truly Mexican tequila cocktail. Sunny and amazingly sweet drink will delight lovers of rum. To make Acapulco's Dream, you need the following ingredients:
- 30 ml of your favorite tequila (this allows everyone to choose their own “core” of the cocktail);
- 10-12 ml of aged whiskey;
- 10-12 ml of dark colorful rum;
- 100 ml of pineapple juice (nectar);
- 50 ml of grapefruit juice;
- ice in small cubes (100 g).
Cocktail preparation process
Note that these cocktails with rum and tequila are always unimaginably fragrant and slightly tart. For Acapulco's Dreams, you need a wide but elegant glass. Cooked ice should be put into it, and all alcoholic ingredients and juice should be mixed in a shaker. After mixing the composition is poured into a glass with ice and decorated with sliced pieces of pineapple's tail so that the leaves form the wing of exotic birds.
Cocktail with tequila and cola will easily help pass the evening in a purely female company. Why? Yes, because the sparkling cola is beneficial to enhance the effect of tequila. The perfect combination of two powerful drinks will be Tequila Batanga. For its preparation will require:
- 150 ml of cola;
- 50 ml high-quality golden tequila;
- 200 g of small ice cubes;
- 50 grams of lime.
Convenient highball must be filled with cooked ice, tequila, bubble cola and lime juice.Stir the whole "company" is necessary high cocktail spoon. Decorate the drink should be a small slice of lime.
Gold tequila cocktails are quite popular guests at youth parties. A simple, but inimitably colorful drink will be "Chimayo", for the preparation of which you will need:
- 30 ml of good apple cider;
- 45-50 ml of golden proven tequila;
- 8 ml of blackcurrant quality liquor;
- a slice of red sweet apple;
- a couple of cloves of lemon;
- 220 g of ice cubes.
In a tall tight glass, you must drain all alcoholic beverages and mix well. After the turn comes squeezed lemon. Then drink again should be thoroughly mixed. To decorate a juicy cocktail you need a slice of apples.
Another option "Margarita"
If you are interested in simple tequila cocktails, then pay attention to the following. On the basis of golden tequila they prepare the marvelous sky-blue "Margarita". To create it you will need:
- 35 ml of good golden tequila;
- half lime;
- 1.5 g of salt;
- 20 ml of "Blue Curacao";
- crushed ice
Cocktail making process
For the blue "Margo" will need to stock up an elegant glass and shaker.In the latter, you need to drain the tequila and beautiful liqueur "Blue Curacao", after which the components should be mixed. Then in alcohol, you need to squeeze the lime and once again gradually stir. It is recommended to dip the glass into the water and decorate with salt crystals, and then pour the cocktail through the strainer. You can decorate the fantastic “Margarita” with a spiral of lime peel, one end of which will hang stylishly from a glass.
Tequila cocktails can often be made from just two ingredients. The most popular and simple is the Mexican “Bloody Juanita”, which requires the preparation of a thick-walled glass, 40 ml of good tequila and 100 ml of high-quality tomato juice. You can decorate this drink with mint or a piece of ginger.
“Brave Bull” and “Dorado” are the same laconic tequila cocktails. Recipes are simple, remember! In order to prepare the “Brave Bull”, it is necessary to fill only two ingredients:
- 30 ml of coffee flavored liquor Kahlua;
- 35 ml of your favorite tequila.
Serve the "bull" is in extravagant glasses for sherry, so the depth of color of the cocktail will appear in the most advantageous color.In a shaker, you must pour both alcoholic beverages. Then there is also to add crushed ice. After that, all you need to mix well. Pour cocktail into a glass is best through a strainer. Serve with coffee beans.
“Dorado” is a more sophisticated cocktail, but it is prepared as easily as “Bull”. For cooking you will need:
- 60 g of the noblest tequila "Mariachi";
- tablespoon light aromatic honey;
- half a lemon;
- ice cubes.
Lemon juice must be squeezed into a glass. Then we add a spoon of honey to the same place and pour tequila into the stream. Mix the cocktail should be very carefully, so that the lemon and honey are uniformly felt. Ice should be put in a tall, even glass. Already it should be poured honey tequila.
Amazingly look and just as effectively drunk whiskey and tequila cocktails. Consider one of the options. To make a drink you need:
- 40 ml of strong whiskey (Irish);
- 20 ml of light lemon juice;
- 20 ml of good tequila;
- 10 ml of cherry liquor;
In a low glass with ice, you must mix the lemon juice with cherry liqueur. Next, stirring, add whiskey and tequila.Serve with cherries.
Simple tequila cocktails can please lovers of the sweet melon. Cocktail "Shady" includes the following components:
- 50 ml of juicy “Melon” liquor;
- 150-160 ml of grapefruit juice;
- 50 ml of silver tequila;
- cherry berries (and sweet cherry is even better: both beautiful and tasty);
- lemon slice.
In a shaker, it is necessary to initially mix flavored tequila, melon liqueur and juice with ice. The mixture should be thick and frozen, after which it must be poured into a tall glass. Ready drink need to decorate with lemon and cherries.
"Fast and the Furious"
High-speed cocktail will be "Fast and the Furious." For cooking you will need:
- 20 ml of silver tequila;
- 4 ml of green and red "Tabasco";
- 20 ml orange liqueur;
- 20 ml of light sambuca.
In a glass (high pile) you need to pour sambuca. Then the green “Tabasco” should be added with precise movements, then the orange liqueur layer and the red “Tabasco”, tequila will be the top of the cocktail. Drink a drink like a jerk, without disturbing the harmony of the layers.
Original Ginger Drink
Ginger cocktail is strikingly light and colorful.Tequila with lemon juice and cherry brandy is the perfect decoration of the evening. To prepare a cocktail you will need:
- 30 ml of good cherry brandy (better to stock up on quality, because it is this drink that sets the taste);
- 30 ml of gold tequila;
- 30 ml of ginger tart ale;
- 20 ml of lemon juice.
In a glass, you must mix all the ingredients with ice (lemon juice is better to pour the finish, because its acidity should be mixed with all the alcohol and give the drink harmony). Serve this cocktail is necessary with cherry berries or pieces of ginger at the bottom. Some gourmets prefer to mix salt, soaked in ginger juice into the drink.
No less colorful blackberry tequila cocktails. Simple recipes attract many, so we will share one such with you. To prepare the "bird flight", you will need:
- 30 ml of blackberry spiced liquor;
- 10 ml of silver tequila;
- 5 ml of nonfat milk.
Blackberry liqueur must first be poured into a pile. This is followed by a layer of strong tequila, and milk is poured into the pile through a straw. The aroma of unsurpassed drink will attract even the most sophisticated consumers.
Tequila & Martini
The most interesting cocktail is Tequila - Martini. This exquisite drink will probably be in demand for women's gatherings. To prepare a simple variation of it, you will need:
- 65 ml of golden tequila;
- 35 ml of favorite quality vermouth;
- 5 g lemon;
- 200 g of ice in cubes (cubes with frozen strawberries or lemon slices look great and are savored).
Vermouth and tequila need to be pounded in a shaker, after which you also need to put ice there and shake it again. Next, the composition is poured into a chilled glass and decorated with a spiral (thin) lemon zest and ready-made ice with frozen fruit or berries.
Football cocktail "Ole" - an exquisite finale of a tense game. European fans popularized the inimitable drink among young people. For cooking, "Ole" will need:
- 45 ml of silver tequila;
- 35 ml of yellow thick banana liqueur;
- 12 ml of "Blue Curacao";
- 5 g of Physalis;
- 200 g of fine ice.
The main nuance of “Ole” is to pour “Blue Curacao” on the bottom of the glass, and carefully add a banana liqueur and tequila itself on top of it, which you must first mix in a shaker with ice.It is necessary to pour in alcohol slowly, on the rim of the glass itself. Previously at the bottom you can lay the Physalis berry.
Continuing the theme of passion, you can build a sunny cocktail "Toreador". To prepare the "tamer of the bull" ("Brave bull" - sometimes so called such a drink) you need to pack:
- 50 ml of golden juicy tequila;
- 25 ml apricot sweet liquor;
- 45 grams of lime;
- 350 g of ice in cubes.
In a colorful glass Rocks you need to pour the existing ice. You should put liqueur, tequila and lime juice in a shaker and mix everything intensively. Next, you need to jerk pour the contents into a glass and decorate with lemon or strawberry.