5 Top Tequila Cocktail Recipes To Make At Home

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Love tequila? Here are the top 5 tequila cocktails that are sure to tickle your senses. Tequila is one of the most popular and versatile spirits that can be enjoyed in many different ways. If you want to mix a delectable tequila cocktail at home, then these 5 recipes are perfect for you. They are easy to craft and require minimal ingredients. Whether you are hosting a party, a simple get-together or making a drink for yourself, these recipes are just what you need.

1. Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Paloma Cocktail Recipe
A simple tequila cocktail that packs a delicious punch of flavours! This cocktail combines tequila, grapefruit and lime in a delightful blend.  It has a sweet, citrusy flavour that is beautifully balanced with a kick of tequila. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 60ml
- Lime juice – 15ml
- Grapefruit soda - top up
- Lime wheel - 1
- Lime wedge - 1
- Salt
- Ice

Method
- Take a highball glass and rub the rim with a lime wedge.
- Fill a plate with salt and dip the highball glass rim in it.
- Next, fill the salt-rimmed highball glass with ice.
- Measure and pour Don Julio Blanco tequila and freshly squeezed lime juice into the glass over the ice.
- Top up the drink with grapefruit soda.
- Stir the mixture gently to combine.
- Garnish with a lime wheel and serve.

2. Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Margarita Cocktail
Margarita is a classic tequila cocktail that will always top the charts among cocktail connoisseurs. It’s easy to mix and anybody can craft this delectable cocktail at home. The combination of tequila, triple sec, citrus and sugar excites the senses and is a total crowd-pleaser Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try at home:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Tequila - 60ml
- Cointreau/Triple Sec - 15ml
- Lime Juice - 30ml
- Agave Syrup - 15ml
- Lime Wheel - 1
- Salt
- Ice

Method
- Rub a lime wedge over the rim of a margarita glass and then dip it into salt to coat.
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
- Measure and pour Don Julio tequila, Cointreau, freshly squeezed lime juice and agave syrup into the shaker. 
- Shake vigorously to combine the ingredients.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture of the prepared margarita glass over the fresh ice.
- Garnish the drink with a lime wheel and serve.

3. Tequila Sunrise Cocktail Recipe

Tequila Sunrise
Add a splash of colour and fruity indulgence to your moments with Tequila Sunrise. This simple and easy tequila cocktail offers a delicious burst of flavour with every sip. The classic blend of tequila, orange and grenadine is bliss to the senses. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 45ml
- Fresh Orange Juice - 120ml
- Grenadine - 7.5ml
- Orange Twist - 1
- Cherry - 1
- Sea salt
- Ice

Method
- In a mixing glass combine Don Julio Blanco Tequila and freshly squeezed orange juice.
- Prepare a highball glass. Wet the rim with a lime wedge and then dip it into a plate filled with sea salt to coat the edges evenly.
- Next, fill the highball glass with ice cubes.
- Gently pour the grenadine into the prepared glass and let the liquid sink into the bottom of the glass. 
- Next, slowly pour the tequila and orange juice mixture into the glass without disturbing the grenadine liquid. This will create a captivating layered effect.
- Garnish with an orange twist and a cherry.

4. Blanco Tequila & Cola Cocktail Recipe

Blanco Tequila
Super easy to make, this is one of the simplest tequila cocktails you can mix at home! A unique but delicious blend, sip it once and you will surely fall in love with this cocktail. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try at home:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 50ml
- Cola - 125ml
- Lime Wedge - 1
- Ice

Method
- Fill a tall glass with ice cubes.
- Measure and pour Don Julio Blanco Tequila.
- Top up with cola.
- Garnish with a lime wedge and serve.

5. Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Tequila Old Fashioned
The classic old-fashioned but with a tequila twist. You can use Añejo Tequila for a robust flavour profile, just like the whisky or bourbon old-fashioned or you can go try Reposado Tequila for a lighter and mellowed character. Both offer an enticing blend that mimics the classic drink beautifully. Crafting this cocktail at home is fairly simple. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Reposado Tequila - 45ml
- Agave Syrup - 1 teaspoon
- Aromatic bitters - 2 dashes
- Ice

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
- Measure and pour Don Julio Reposado Tequila, agave syrup and bitters into the shaker.
- Shake well to combine.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
- Express the orange twist over the drink and drop it into the glass to garnish.