Mexico’s native spirit is more versatile in cocktails than ever. Here are some of our favorite tequila drinks, perfect for your Cinco de Mayo festivities. And you can find even more agave inspiration on our Pinterest page.
Blood Orange Cinnamon Margarita
The Margarita takes a “bittersweet” cold weather spin with cinnamon and blood orange.
Raspberry-infused agave syrup meets some jalapeño spice in this beer-capped tequila cocktail.
The classic Margarita gets a savory twist with the addition of fresh-pressed celery juice and a pinch of salt.
One of the most delicious (yet often under-the-radar) cocktails in the tequila canon features crème de cassis, lime and ginger beer.
Grapefruit Margarita (pictured)
Grapefruit amps up the flavor in this refreshing Margarita recipe.
Combining fresh mint and cucumbers with citrus, a generous pour of tequila and a pinch of salt, this cocktail offers a savory flavor of summer.
Bartender Eric Gigers uses a simple saline solution to elevate and balance the bold flavors of this simple tequila Negroni riff.
Oaxaca Old Fashioned
This Mexican-accented riff on the classic Old Fashioned mixes reposado tequila with mezcal and the chocolate-spice notes of mole bitters to create a magnificent riff on the familiar classic.
If you’re looking for something that’s a little different than a Margarita but just as refreshing, this grapefruit-fueled Mexican cooler has you covered.
This slightly bitter drink shows how complex a cocktail can be, even when it’s made with fairly basic ingredients.