The 5 Best Tequila Cocktails For A Summer Party
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The 5 Best Tequila Cocktails For A Summer Party

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April 10, 2024 at 4:42 PM PST
Updated on April 10, 2024 at 4:42 PM PST
Bar 5 Tequila Cocktails

The 5 Best Tequila Cocktails For A Summer Party

By
April 10, 2024 at 4:42 PM PST
Updated on April 10, 2024 at 4:42 PM PST

Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time for outdoor parties and brunch. With summer parties, finger foods, fruits and decor are a must-have. The hot weather is also gonna make everyone need something to cool down, which is why tequila cocktails are the perfect drink. Whether it’s añejo or reposado or blanco, there are so many different types of tequila to use for cocktails. From margaritas to a tequila sunrise to different tequila cocktail combinations, there are so many ways to enjoy this one of a kind drink.

If you’re looking for delicious flavor combinations or unique cocktails for your next dinner party or summer gathering, take a look at five of the best tequila cocktails.

Classic Margarita

A classic margarita is one of the best tequila cocktails that is simple to make. Pictured: a margarita

Ingredients:

  • Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
  • Lime Wedge
  • Tequila
  • Agave
  • Triple Sec
  • Ice

There’s nothing better than taking a sip of a classic and refreshing margarita. There’s a reason why this cocktail is one of the most popular drinks. It’s practically on every restaurant and bar menu, and now you can make it for your party guests. To a shaker, add your lime juice, tequila, agave, triple sec and ice. Shake for about 20-30 seconds. Pour in your margarita glass over ice. For an extra touch, rim your glass with sugar and lime juice before pouring your margarita in.

Guava Margarita

For a twist on the classic margarita, try a guava margarita. This is one of the best tequila cocktails for a fruity and lime combination. Pictured: A guava margarita

Ingredients:

  • Lime Juice
  • Tequila
  • Guava Syrup
  • Agave
  • Triple Sec
  • Ice

A fruity twist on the classic margarita, the guava margarita is the perfect drink for the summer. To your shaker, combine all of your ingredients and shake for about 20 seconds. Pour over ice and serve to your guests.

Long Island Iced Tea

A Long Island iced tea is one of the most simple and best tequila cocktails. It's the perfect summer drink, especially if you're looking for that iced tea flavor. Pictured: Long Island Iced Tea

Ingredients:

  • Tequila
  • Rum
  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Triple Sec
  • Lemon Juice
  • Lemon Wedge
  • Cola Soda

Another classic that’s easy to best, if you like that iced tea flavor, this is the best tequila cocktail that you’ll sip on all summer long. In a shaker, combine your tequila, rum, vodka, gin, triple sec and lemon juice. Shake and pour over ice in your glass. Top with cola soda and a lemon wedge.

Lavender Lemonade Cocktail

Lavender Lemonade is the best drink and tequila cocktail of the summer. Combine the rich floral flavor with the tangy lemonade and the kick tequila for the best cocktail you'll ever have. Pictured: Lavender Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • Lavender Syrup
  • Tequila
  • Lemonade
  • Agave
  • Lemon Wedge
  • Ice

Lavender Lemonade is the drink of the summer. Imagine those floral notes and the citrus lemon flavored combined with tequila, now you have the perfect cocktail. In your shaker, combine your lavender syrup, tequila, lemonade, agave and ice and shake for a few seconds. Pour over ice in your glass and garnish with a lemon wedge. If you’re hosting a party and want to make this a bit fancier, garnish with a lavender flower or flower bud.

Shirley Temple Tequila Cocktail

Try your hand at a Shirley Temple for a sweet treat and one of the best tequila cocktails. Pictured: Shirley Temple

Ingredients:

  • Sprite
  • Tequila
  • Grenadine
  • Lime Juice
  • Cherries (for garnish)
  • Lime Wedge (for garnish)
  • Ice

If you’re looking for a sweet treat, try your hand at making a Shirley Temple tequila cocktail. Take your glass and fill it up with ice. Add about an ounce or so of tequila, along with your Sprite and lime juice. Top with grenadine and let it sink to the bottom. For your garnish, top with a cherry and a lime wedge.




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