Easy Tequila Cocktails for Beginners to Make at Home
Looking for that perfect drink recipe? Try these delicious tequila cocktails – they are sure to tickle your taste-buds.
Whether you are hosting a party or just looking for a satisfying drink to help you relax, tequila cocktails are a popular choice. There are hundreds, even thousands, of drink recipes out there so how do you choose? Some people have very specific tastes when it comes to a cocktail but other people just want something that tastes good.
Cocktails with Tequila
The following cocktails with tequila are delicious enough to satisfy any cocktail connoisseur and several of them can be made with ingredients you probably already have around the house. So, grab your cocktail glasses and get ready to make some delicious tequila cocktails.
Margaritas are a favorite among tequila cocktails and they are very easy to make.
- 1 1/2 oz tequila
- 1/2 ox Cointreau
- 1 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
- salt for rimming the glass
If you liked your margarita glass salted, pour a little bit of salt into a shallow dish and moisten the rim of your margarita glass with a moist paper towel or a bit of lime juice. Dip the rim of the glass into the salt and press down, turning the glass slightly in either direction for full coverage. Next, fill your glass with ice and add the tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice. Stir a few times and serve immediately.
This classic tequila cocktail has a deliciously sweet twist of citrus and cherry.
- 2 oz tequila
- 4 oz orange juice
- 1 oz grenadine
- lime wedge garnish
To make a tequila sunrise, first, fill a highball glass with ice. Pour in the tequila, the grenadine, then the orange juice. Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy!
With grapefruit juice and melon liqueur, this cocktail with tequila has a distinct citrus flavor with a little bit of kick.
- 2 oz silver tequila
- 1 oz melon liqueur
- 5 oz grapefruit juice
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice then shake until chilled, strain it into a shot glass and enjoy.
Bailey’s Tequila Dream
This delicious tequila cocktail is a perfect after-dinner drink.
- 2 oz Bailey’s Original Irish Cream
- 1/4 oz Cuervo Tradicional
Simply combine the ingredients over ice and drink up.
Chocolate Tequila Dream
This cocktail recipe makes for a fun drink – great for bachelorette parties or a party at home.
- 1 oz Godiva Mocha Liqueur
- 1 oz Cuervo Especial Gold
- 1 oz heavy cream
Build this tequila cocktail in a tall shot glass, layering from bottom to top the tequila, mocha liqueur, and heavy cream.
This colorful drink recipe is the perfect addition to any summer party.
- 1 oz gold tequila
- 1/2 oz blue curacao
- 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice
- 1 1/2 oz orange juice
- 1 lime wedge
Enjoy this drink by first half-filling a rocks glass or tumbler with ice. Then, pour in the tequila, pineapple juice, and orange juice and top it with the blue curacao. Garnish your tequila cocktail with a lime wedge and serve.
This classic tequila cocktail is well-loved and easy to make.
- 1 1/2 oz gold tequila
- 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- 8 mint leaves
- 1/3 oz club soda
Simply crush the mint leaves in a glass half full with ice (try using the back of a spoon to crush mint leaves). Add the sugar, lime juice, and tequila then top with cold club soda. Stir your cocktail well and enjoy!
This easy drink recipe has become the national drink of Mexico and soon you will discover why.
- 1 1/2 oz silver tequila
- 2 oz grapefruit juice
- 1 1/2 oz lime juice
Put a full scoop of ice to a cocktail shaker and add the tequila, grapefruit juice, and lime juice. Shake well and pour into a salt-rimmed glass then top with Sprite.
This refreshing tequila cocktail is a perfect blend of sweet and tart flavors.
- 1 oz gold tequila
- 1/2 oz triple sec
- 2 oz cranberry juice
- 1 oz orange juice
- 1 slice lemon
Take a cocktail shaker filled with ice and add tequila, triple sec, cranberry juice, and orange juice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge and serve cold.
Wake up with this cocktail with tequila.
- 3/4 oz gold tequila
- 3/4 oz vodka
- 2 oz orange juice
- 1 oz energy drink
- 1 orange slice
Pour the ingredients into a glass half-filled with ice. Stir well, garnish with an orange slice and enjoy cold. Experiment with these delicious vodkas and Rum cocktail recipes.