Top 5 Drinks with Tequila

Tequila is a great drink for cocktails. It’s warmness is easy to combine and can make you taste summer, if done correctly.

Here we present to you the Top 5 Drinks With Tequila. As always, drink responsibly.


MARGARITA

A timeless classic. Many are the stories of how it was created and many are those who claim to be the brains behind the magic.

In any case, what is important is to learn to get it right.

Ingredients you’ll need:

1 1/2 oz. Tequila

1 oz. Lime Juice

Lime Wedge

1/2 oz. Triple Salt

Ice

To prepare:

Put the salt on a plate and rub the rim of the margarita glass with the lime. Place it on the salt so it sticks to the rim.

In a shaker, place the ice, tequila and lime juice. Pour into glass with care. Garnish with a lime wedge.


PALOMA

If Margaritas don’t do it for you, maybe a Paloma will. This beautiful drink adds color to any situation. Enjoy it alone on a beautiful relaxing evening or gather your friends around.

Palomas are easy to prepare, sweet and will still give you that tequila punch.

Ingredients you’ll need:

2 oz. Blanco Tequila (White Tequila, 100% Agave)

Lime Wedges

Pinch of Salt

Grapefruit Soda (Jarritos or Ting)

To prepare:

In a Collins glass:  add the tequila, fill the glass with ice, a pinch of salt and squeeze the juice from the lime wedge and then throw it in. Fill it up with grapefruit soda. Enjoy!


TEQUILA SUNRISE

The Tequila Sunrise was originally created in Arizona in the 1930s. It was modernised in the 1970s by Bobby Lazoff and Billy RIce in the 1970s and has been popular ever since.

The beautiful combination of colors reminds us of the sunrise and it tastes just as it should.

To prepare:

2 measures of Tequila

2 dashes Grenadine Syrup

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Orange Slice to Garnish

To prepare:

It is vital that the ingredients not be stirred or shaken. They need to be poured in the right order to get that beautiful color effect. First, the ice. After that, pour in the tequila and the orange juice. Add the grenadine syrup and garnish with an orange slice.


BLOODY MARIA

Who came up with the first Bloody Mary and how it has evolved during the last century, is a long unclear story.

Here we present you with a delicious recipe that will certainly satisfy your bloody needs.

Ingredients you’ll need:

2 oz. Tomato Juice

1 oz. Tequila

1 dash Celery Salt

1 dash Tabasco Sauce

1 dash Lemon Juice

Lime, lemon and celery to garnish

1 slice of Lemon

To prepare:

In a highball glass with ice, pour the  salt, tabasco, lemon juice and tequila. Top it off with tomato juice and stir. Garnish with lemon, lime and celery.


EL DIABLO

This is one of the most popular tequila drinks out there. It has a beautiful combination of sweet blackcurrant-flavored cassis, with the spice of the ginger beer and the bite of the tequila.

Ingredients you’ll need:

1 ½ oz. of Reposado Tequila

½ oz. Creme de Cassis

½ oz. Lime Juice

Ginger beer

To prepare:

Fill your shaker with ice, the tequila, cassis and lime juice. Shake, shake, shake.

Fill a Collins Glass with ice and strain into it. Top with the ginger beer. Delicious!

Top 5 Chirstmas Drinks

Christmas holidays can be great fun if you share the Christmas spirit. The decorations, family reunions, that big tasty Christmas dinner, the holidays in a nice beach or in a mountain top. It can all be very exciting, and also stressful.

If you are lacking that joyful Christmas spirit, or you are pumped full of it, you will be having a drink, or two, at some point. To help you enjoy the Christmas spirit, we give you the top five Christmas Drinks recipes that will make you the star of the party! Remember to celebrate responsibly.


THE GRINCH

Yes, the Grinch. Every party has, at least, one. That grumpy looking, in a bad mood because he/she must celebrate when all he/she wants is to be left alone and not be wearing that horrible sweater his/her mom gave him/her.

This drink is perfect for them. It will make everybody else smile, and after a one or two of these, even the Grinch will be having a good time!

You need:

2 oz. Midori melon liqueur

½ oz. fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon of sugar syrup (melt sugar and water at low heat)

To prepare:

Pour it all in a large shaker with ice and shake away! Present it in a martini glass and party all night!


THE POINSETTIA

We all know the distinctive color of the Poinsettia flower. Nothing says Christmas more than Poinsettias. It makes for a very tasty Christmas drink.

You need:

5 oz. Cointreau

½ Fill Champagne

½ Fill Cranberry Juice

To prepare:

Pour it all in a large-stemmed red wine glass. To chill the mixture, add crushed ice and stir. To decorate: twist orange strips on the glass and drop them in. Serve and enjoy!


CHRISTMAS COSMOPOLITAN

On a night out with the girls, or at any party, a Cosmopolitan is always a good choice. Here is how to give it a Christmas twist that everybody will love.

You need:

½ oz. Cointreau

½ oz. Cranberry Juice

1 Teaspoon of Fresh Lime Juice

1 oz. of Vodka

Frozen Cranberries

To prepare:

Mix the Cointreau, the cranberry juice, the lime juice and vodka with ice in a shaker. Present it in a Martini glass with a few frozen cranberries floating on top.


PEPPERMINT STICK

It is delicious and also a looker. Well decorated, this drink brings the best of the Christmas season: colors, candy and parties!

You’ll need:

3 oz. of White Chocolate Liqueur

1 oz. of Heavy Cream

1 oz. of Peppermint Schnapps

Small and Large Candy Canes

To prepare:

To decorate the rim of the martini glass, crush 2 large candy canes. Dip the rim of the glass in water and on the crushed candy canes. It will stick around the rim, looking very lovely and in tune with the Christmas spirit.

In a shaker, mix the white chocolate liqueur, the heavy cream and peppermint schnapps with ice. Shake, shake, shake and pour into the martini glass without washing away the decorated rims. Add a small candy cane to decorate and you are done!


CHRISTMAS CHAMPTINI

This is the ultimate Christmas drink. It combines the holiday spirit with the style of bubbly champagne.

You’ll need:

2 ½ oz. Chambord

Champagne

Raspberries

In a martini glass, pour the exquisite Chambord and top it off with heavenly Champagne. Add a few raspberries to decorate and have a very Merry Christmas!