These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktails For Summer Sipping

These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktails For Summer Sipping

There is no shortage of ways to imbibe tequila. From Margaritas, to Palomas, Tropical concoctions, or even some premium stuff for sipping, there is enough of the agave spirit to enjoy this summer and beyond. While we are looking for casual sips to help us cool off in the summer heat, tequila comes to mind. Just like whiskey, tequila has subtle, complex and dynamic flavors, making it an exciting selection in cocktail mixtures.
So, get ready for outdoor gatherings with our list of tequila based cocktails! These iced cold libations not only taste delicious, but are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients making them the perfect summer sip.

This Paloma Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktail For Summer Sipping

Espolòn Paloma

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Espolòn Blanco
  • 1 part Fresh grapefruit juice
  • .5 oz Agave syrup
  • Grapefruit soda water

Method:

Prepare Collins glass with a chili salt rim. Add ice to glass. Combine all ingredients except soda in a tin, add ice and shake strain into a Collins glass. Top with grapefruit soda, and garnish with a thin grapefruit slice.

This Mexican Mule Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktail For Summer Sipping

Espolòn Mexican Mule

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine ingredients in a mule cup on the rocks and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wedge.

This Spicy Margarita Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktail For Summer Sipping

Spicy Verde Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1 Part Espolòn Tequila Blanco
  • 1 Part Ancho Reyes Verde
  • ¾ Part Fresh Lime Juice
  • ½ Part light agave nectar
  • Salt for nectar

Method:

Put all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake hard and strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass with half its rim salted. Garnish with a lime wheel.

This Grand Marnier Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktails For Summer Sipping

Grand Margarita

Ingredients:

Method:

Rim the rocks glass with fine salt (optional). Combine ingredients in a shaker tin, add ice and shake. Strain into rocks glass and fresh ice and garnish with lime wedge for an elevated twist on the classic margarita.

An Anejo Old Fashioned Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktail For Summer Sipping

Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Espolòn Añejo
  • ½ part Agave Nectar
  • 1 dash of Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash of orange bitters

Method:

Build in an old-fashioned glass over one large ice cube. Garnish with an orange peel.

Palomas Are These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktails For Summer Sipping

Noble Paloma

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Casa Noble Blanco
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1 oz grapefruit juice
  • .5 oz Agave Nectar
  • Sparkling Water
  • Garnish: Grapefruit wedge

Method:

Place Casa Noble Blanco, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and agave néctar into a cocktail shaker with Ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into glass over ice, add salt, tap with sparkling wáter, and swirl. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

Amarillo Collins Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktails For Summer Sipping

Amarillo Collins

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Partida Blanco
  • .75 oz Turmeric-vanilla syrup
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • Coconut soda (50-50 coconut water and club soda)

Method:

Add Partida Blanco, Turmeric-vanilla syrup, and lemon juice to a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an ice-filled wine glass. Top up with coconut soda and garnish with a vanilla bean, dehydrated lemon wheel, and turmeric dust.

Tropic Mendez Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktail For Summer Sipping

Tropic Mendez

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Partida Reposado
  • .5 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 5 oz Pineapple juice
  • .25 oz simple syrup
  • 1 pinch of Salt
  • 2 dash Celery bitters
  • Top tonic water

Method:

Add all ingredients except for the tonic water to a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an ice-filled sling glass. Top up with tonic water and garnish with dehydrated pineapple chips, a dehydrated lime wheel, and Tajín.

El Cohete Is These Are The Perfect Tequila Cocktail For Summer Sipping

El Cohete

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Partida Reposado
  • .5 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 5 oz Pineapple juice
  • .25 oz simple syrup
  • 1 pinch of Salt
  • 2 dash Celery bitters
  • Top tonic water
  • 2 dash Orange bitters

Method:

In the bottom of a shaker, gently muddle the jalapeno slices before adding ice. Add all other ingredients to the shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a slice each of lemon, pineapple, and jalapeno on a cocktail pick.

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