Love tequila based cocktails? Fantastic, we have the 5 Most Popular Tequila Cocktails for you to try. Tequila is a type of hard liquor produced from the agave plant in specific parts of Mexico. Many people around the world love tequila on its own or in a mixed cocktail. There are a variety of styles of tequila, each governed by specific regulations for its preparation.
Although it is most commonly consumed in Mexico and the United States. Tequila is very popular in many other countries. While tequila is often the main ingredient in margaritas and shots. However, there are countless other cocktails that use the liquor. We have listed the best and most popular mixed cocktails made with tequila.
But before we dive into the recipes, lets learn a little bit about the types of tequilas. There are different types of tequilas with various flavor profiles.
Types of Tequila, from less aged to more aged:
- Blanco or Silver Tequila: This is a clear, slightly sweet tequila that's perfect for mixed drinks like margaritas.
- Reposado Tequila: If you're looking for a more complex flavor, reposado tequila has been aged for at least two months in oak barrels. As a result, it is a mellower flavor that's great for mixed drinks.
- Añejo Tequila: This is an undeniably luxurious type of tequila that's been aged for at least one year in oak barrels, resulting in a rich, smooth flavor that's great for sipping neat or on the rocks.
- Extra Añejo Tequila: For the ultimate tequila experience, try this type of tequila that's been aged for at least three years in oak barrels. It has an extremely smooth flavor that's perfect for sipping neat or on the rocks.
Timeless and Popular Tequila Cocktails
Now, choose your favorite tequila and make one or more of these most popular tequila cocktails that are also the best!
Enjoy Responsibly! Choose any of these popular, timeless cocktails to serve on National Tequila Day on July 24th! Need more cocktail recipe inspirations? We have a large selection of amazing cocktails on our Pinterest-Cocktail Recipes board. Take a look and don't forget to follow us!.