Tequila has a less flattering reputation than other spirits, but this unique drink is sorely misunderstood. It’s versatile and if consumed correctly, makes for a delicious drink that you can enjoy responsibly with friends.
No Mexican-themed party is complete without a few good-quality tequila cocktails to serve to guests. So check out our list of the best mixed drinks with tequila for a Mexican fiesta. It will be a memorable night to be sure!
The Brave Bull cocktail incorporates the rich caramel coffee taste of Kahlua for a drink you have to sip slowly to truly savor.
How is it possible to incorporate avocado into a cocktail recipe? After your first sip of this smooth, creamy margarita, you’ll become a believer.
This sparkling summertime cocktail is refreshing and tart, with the fruity taste of freshly squeezed grapefruits. A splash of club soda adds some bubbles to this exciting drink.
When you’re ready to party, the Long Island Iced Tea will do the trick! The wicked combo of tequila, gin, vodka and rum makes for a truly iconic cocktail.
The tequila sour is a tasty remake of the classic margarita. With a serving of fresh lemon juice and a splash of citrus bitters, this cocktail will be quenching your thirst all season long.
The Bloody Maria is a tequila-laced twist on the Bloody Mary. Go the whole nine yards by incorporating celery sticks, olives and a pinch of smoked paprika.
Whether shaken or stirred, this tequila martini is a game changer! Sip on this tequila twist on your classic gin or vodka martini.
Chili oil is the secret to this martini’s smoky, spicy flavor. With premium silver tequila as the base, this dirty recipe is bartender-approved.
The Mojitarita is a delicious combination of a mojito and a margarita. Tequila, lime juice and fresh mint leaves combined with sparkling water make for a super refreshing cocktail.
This gorgeous pink drink is easy to make and delicious. You’ll love this summery sweet-and-sour cocktail garnished with pomegranate seeds.
This classic cocktail needs only three ingredients and is super easy to make at home. With the bright colors of grenadine syrup and orange juice, this summery drink looks like a tropical sunrise.
Keep it simple by enjoying your añejo tequila on the rocks. Without any additives, the bold, smoky flavors and sweet, warm undertone can shine through.
This simple mix was once enjoyed by cowboys and it’s sure to be your new after-work refresher. All you need is tequila, lime juice and Topo Chico.
A tequila-infused sangria is exactly what you’ve been waiting for! This fruity cocktail combines rosé and tequila for the perfect brunch cocktail.
Served in that signature glass and garnished with Jalapeño-stuffed olives, this is an unmistakably Mexican take on the margarita.
The subtle kick of jalapeños adds an unexpected twist to this refreshing cocktail. Believe it or not, the sweet and spicy flavors work surprisingly well together. Add Tajin seasoning to the rim of your glass for a unique take on the margarita.
Tis’ always the season for a good margarita! These Mistletoe Margaritas are delicious at Christmastime and all year round. Fresh cranberries and a sprig of rosemary add a festive garnish to your drink.
The Cosmopolitan is one of those classic cocktails we’ve all ordered at least once. This homemade pomegranate tequila cosmo is a fruity springtime cocktail that replaces the traditional vodka with a splash of tequila Blanco.
The Old Fashioned is a recipe you’ll find in every bartender’s little black book. Replace bourbon with tequila for a more modern take on the traditional nightcap.
If you love the Moscow Mule, you’ll love this Mexican remix! Replace vodka with tequila and you’ve got a whole other cocktail.
When a tropical vacation isn’t possible, have the next best thing with the Acapulco cocktail! Grapefruit and pineapple juices make this tequila-infused drink irresistible.
Perfectly aged tequila reposado is the key to this vibrant mixed drink. The Rosita is great for Negroni lovers who favor tequila over gin.
With a cocktail shaker and a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy this restaurant-worthy drink in minutes. Fresh pink grapefruit juice and Casamigos Reposado Tequila come together nicely for an energizing citrus cocktail.
A tablespoon of agave nectar and a sugared rim make this a sweet addition to your drink menu. You’ll love this exciting combo of tequila, cognac, lime juice and orange liqueur.
Añejo tequila is aged for up to three years for a full-bodied, smoky taste. When used as the base for an Old Fashioned, you really can’t go wrong.
Best Mixed Drink With Tequila: Long Island Iced Tea Recipe
- 1/2 cup tequila
- 1/2 cup white rum
- 1/2 cup vodka
- 1/2 cup gin
- 1/2 cup triple sec
- 3/4 cup lemon juice
- 3/4 cup simple syrup
- 1 1/2 cups cola
- lime slices for garnish
- Fill a large bowl with ice. Add the tequila, rum, vodka, gin, triple sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup and stir until the mixture is well-chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a pitcher and add the cola just before serving.
- Stir to combine.
- Add ice into highball glasses. Garnish with lime wedges and enjoy!