I understand if you don’t believe that summer is coming as a result of the terrible weather we’ve been having, but trust me – before you know it, you’ll be complaining about the heat. And what’s the perfect way to enjoy a balmy summer evening? A pitcher of frosty cocktails on your deck or balcony with your friends. And whether it’s margaritas or daiquiris, your home should never be without the perfect base for any summer cocktail: tequila. Stock up on it now and start perfecting these three great recipes that will be the talk of all your summer bashes.
This is a great alternative to a classic margarita, and the combination of tequila, lime juice and grapefruit soda is undeniably refreshing. If you’re feeling extra fancy, opt for making your own soda with grapefruit juice, simple syrup and soda water.
All The King’s Men
This cocktail has bite, and not just because of the one and a half ounces of tequila. The ginger beer has just the right amount of spiciness to offset the agave nectar and ruby port, and it all comes together to make a really flavourful and impressive drink.
Any tequila cocktail list would be far from complete without a recipe for the most beloved tequila-based beverage, the margarita. And this is no slushy, chain restaurant-type drink with an umbrella in it. This is the classic version of the drink, with three ingredients and just the right amount of saltiness and tart.
So, there goes our list of the top three classic, tequila inspired summer cocktails. Feel free to share your own personal favourite cocktails or unique cocktail recipes in the comments below.