How to make cocktails tequila at home
- In a cocktail shaker, add 1 oz. Tequila Don Julio 70, 1/2 oz. Zacapa Rum 23, 1/3 oz. tamarind tea, 1/4 oz. falernum syrup, 1/4 oz. fresh lime juice, and 1/3 oz. fresh pineapple juice. Shake well, and strain into a Collins glass over ice. Garnish with a pineapple slice, and enjoy.
- Rim a rocks glass with citrus salt. Combine 3 oz Tropicana Tangerine Lemonade, ½ oz fresh lime juice, ½ oz Cointreau, and 1 ounce tequila into a cocktail shaker. Shake well, and strain into a glass over ice, garnishing it with a fresh citrus wheel.
- I like to include the Juan Collins in the list of essential tequila cocktails because it shows off a fine tequila in such a wonderful way. I like to use reposado tequilas for this variation on the popular Collins drinks in which lemon, sugar and club soda allow the spirit to shine through in all its glory.
- You may have noticed by now that many of these essential tequila cocktails are variations on a drink typically made with another base liquor. In this instance, the Passion Cocktail is based on the Cosmopolitan ..