Refreshing Tequila Cocktails to Sip on This Summer

Tequila drinks get a bad reputation for catering only to frat bros who have a penchant for going buckwild but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Tequila is a fine spirit, and all the more so when you know how to drink it. 

Rather than chugging down the slammers, there are plenty of refined ways of handling it. We want to show you the ins and outs of drinking one. 

Read on and check out this list of fresh tequila cocktails below. 

Spicy Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita 

This summer, spice up your happy hour with a refreshing tequila cocktail. The spicy strawberry jalapeno margarita is an interesting twist on the classic. 

Start with a good quality jalapeno-infused tequila and mix with triple sec, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup. Add a few fresh strawberries for natural sweetness and blend for a tasty kick. Rim the glass with a mixture of chili powder, salt, and sugar for an extra kick. 

The spicy margarita is refreshing and perfect for a hot day. Its combination of sweet and spicy makes it a palate-pleasing drink that not only looks great but tastes even better.  

Watermelon Jalapeno Infused Paloma 

This summer, try different cocktail recipes by infusing your Tequila with watermelon and jalapeno for a unique palette experience! Start by infusing half a cup of Tequila with 4 cups of watermelon and one jalapeno sliced. Let the ingredients sit in a large glass container for between 12 and 24 hours. 

After that, strain the mixture and add it to a shaker with 1/2 cup of squeezed lime juice and 1 tablespoon of agave syrup. Serve it over rocks with a lime slice to garnish or top with soda or your choice of bubbly! 

Minty Agave Mule 

This unique concoction takes a classic mule and adds an agave twist. Its main ingredients include tequila, lime juice, ginger beer, and most strikingly, mint agave nectar. The nectar gives the cocktail a subtly sweet flavor as it mixes in with the spiciness of the ginger beer and the acidic taste of the lime juice. 

Peach Mezcal Sour 

Its unique preparation process begins with a mezcal base, followed by the addition of freshly squeezed lemon juice, peach puree, agave nectar, and egg white. Once the ingredients are balanced, they are then shaken until they form a gorgeous creamy foam on top. Add a few drops of angostura bitters are added to enhance the cocktail’s flavor profile.  

Prickly Pear and Sage Fizz 

This light and flavorful drink have a delightful blend of sweet and tart prickly pear flavors joined with the refreshing notes of sage. To make it, combine a shot of tequila that you can buy in this liquor store, for example, with one tablespoon of prickly pear syrup, and one tablespoon of simple syrup. 

Add two tablespoons of fresh sage leaves to a shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Add a splash of soda water and strain into an ice-filled glass. Top with sage leaves for a presentation that’s sure to make a statement. 

Tequila Cocktails That You Must Not Miss 

With a variety of delicious Tequila Cocktails to choose from, this summer is sure to be a tasty one. Whether you choose to roll with the punches of a Margarita, sip on a watermelon jalapeno, or embrace the tropical vibes with a mule, you can guarantee that your taste buds will be thrilled. Try one today and get your summer drinks sipping on! 

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