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20 Must-Try Tequila Cocktails

Mexico’s native agave spirit is incredibly versatile in cocktails. Here we’ve rounded up some of our favorite tequila cocktails, and you can find even more tequila recipe inspiration by heading to our Pinterest page

Blood Orange Cinnamon MargaritaThe Margarita gets a “bittersweet” cold-weather twist with the additions of cinnamon and blood orange.

Cisco KidRaspberry-infused agave syrup meets some jalapeño spice in this beer-capped tequila cocktail.

CulinariaThe classic Margarita gets a savory twist with the addition of fresh-pressed celery juice and a pinch of salt.

El DiabloOne of the most delicious (yet often under-the-radar) cocktails in the tequila canon features crème de cassis, lime and ginger beer.

Grapefruit MargaritaGrapefruit amps up the flavor in this refreshing Margarita recipe.

Jalisco StrollBartender Eric Gigers uses a simple saline solution to elevate and balance the bold flavors of this simple tequila Negroni riff.

L’Auberge EspañolA crisp, fruity rosé takes the lead in this Paloma riff.

My Boy BlueA fresh and fruity summer sipper.

Oaxaca Old FashionedThis 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.

PalomaIf 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.

Part-Time LoverThis easy-going cocktail showcases time-tested combo of tequila and Aperol.

Pasion de OaxacaThis vibrantly fruity cocktail from Bricia Lopez at L.A.’s Guelaguetza complements the tropical notes of the agave spirits.

Punch LineA Last Word–style tequila cocktail.

Ramble OnRhubarb, raspberry and citrus brighten up the rich flavors of aged agave and apple brandy.

RositaThis slightly bitter drink shows how complex a cocktail can be, even when it’s made with fairly basic ingredients.

Siete CocktailA complex mix of tequila, Salers and Cappelletti.

SpacefaceCrème de menthe and mint make this tequila cocktail extra-refreshing.

Stealth MargaritaThe frozen house margarita at Ghost Donkey NYC is ultra refreshing and delicious.

Tarragon FixTequila meets tarragon and pineapple.

Tomar de los MuertesA bright, slightly smoky, agave-fueled treat.

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