I. Love. Tequila. Agave spirits are my absolute favourite, so I couldn’t pass up this opportunity to share 5 Tequila Cocktails with you. There’s a whole variety here, so whether you’re super confident making cocktails or are trying it for the first time you’ll find a drink for you.
A classic that can be served so many different ways. I like mine on the rocks with a salt rim, but feel free to experiment and find a serve you love. This recipe is from Altos Tequila and is a little twist on the classic, but it gives you a chance to make it your own.
60ml Altos Plata
30ml Lime Juice
Cut fresh line wedges and squeeze them directly into a glass. Crush the fruit in the glass with the tequila and triple sec. Top with ice and stir. Garnish with chopped lemon and lime.*You may use triple sec, agave syrup, local honey or your favourite sweetener
If you want something a little more elegant, this drink is for you. This recipe is by Dre Masso for Altos Tequila.
30ml Altos Reposado
20ml Lime Juice
20ml Pear Puree
(Top with 30ml Champagne)
Shake first four ingredients. Fine strain into a chilled coupette glass. Garnish with
This cocktail is so refreshing and isn’t too sweet. It’s also a favourite in Mexico. Did you know 40% of tequila consumption in Mexico is in Palomas? This recipe is from Altos Tequila.
60 ml Altos Plata
15 ml agave syrup
1 bottle 3 Cents Pink Grapefruit Soda
Pour ingredients in a highball glass. Stir to dissolve the agave mix. Add ice, top with soda. Garnish with a lime wedge.
We know I love a classic Negroni, you can find my favourite recipe here. But have you ever tried a Negroni with Tequila?
25ml Altos Plata Tequila
25ml Sweet red vermouth
Build ingredients an old fashioned glass with ice. Garnish with an orange slice.
This drink is so easy, anyone can make it. It’s my go-to at home when I don’t have the energy to whip up a cocktail. I know it’s not technically a cocktail, but I couldn’t leave this drink off the list.
Build in a tall glass with ice and garnish with a slice of lime.
It’s almost too easy isn’t it?