30 Best Flavor Combinations To Mix With Tequila
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30 Best Flavor Combinations To Mix With Tequila

February 14, 2024 at 10:32 PM PST

Tequila is the one versatile liquor that can be mixed with anything and still taste good. Even though most people will use tequila to make a delicious margarita, there are so many possibilities and drink concoctions to make using tequila. Whether it’s a fruity margarita, a tequila sunrise, a classic Moscow mule, a Paloma, Long Island iced tea or a spicy margarita, the flavor combinations for a tequila cocktail are endless.

Whether you prefer the crisp taste of blanco, the rich caramel flavor of añejo or the vanilla taste that mezcal offers, mixing tequila with different flavors is a fun way to experiment. Perfect for hosting cocktail parties, holiday gatherings, special occasions, birthday parties, romantic dinners, game nights or a girls’ night in, pairing tequila with the right flavors can truly elevate your drinking experience.

Become the bartender for the night and learn the best flavors to mix with tequila.

30 Tequila Drink Combinations

These out these flavor combinations to learn what to mix with tequila. Pictured: Tequila cocktails

Sweet Drink Combos

  • Chocolate Cocktail: Tequila + Chocolate Liqeuer + Half & Half + Chocolate Syrup + Cocoa Powder and Chocolate Shavings (rim and garnish)
  • Vanilla Bean Margarita: Tequila + Vanilla Syrup + Vanilla Vodka + Lime Juice
  • Tiramisu Dessert: Tequila + Tiramisu Syrup + Milk + Kahlua + Cocoa Powder (for garnish)
  • Raspberry Sorbet Margarita: Tequila + Raspberry Sorbet + Lime Juice
  • Espresso Margarita: Tequila + Espresso + Kahlua + Triple Sec + Milk & Flavored Syrup (optional)

Savory Drink Combos

  • Bloody Maria: Tequila + Tomato Juice + Lemon & Lime + Celery + Hot Sauce
  • Spicy Margarita: Tequila + Sliced Jalapeños + Lime Juice
  • Ranch Water: Tequila + Lime Juice + Mineral Water + Lime Wedges (for garnish)
  • Beer Margarita: Tequila + Beer + Lime Juice
  • Spicy Beer Margarita: Tequila + Jalapeños + Lime Juice + Ginger Beer

Citrus and Fruit Combinations

  • Paloma: Tequila + Lime Juice + Grapefruit Soda
  • Strawberry Margarita: Tequila + Strawberry Purée + Lime Juice
  • Guava Margarita: Tequila + Guava Syrup + Lime Juice
  • Pineapple Sunrise: Tequila + Pineapple Juice + Lemon Juice
  • Pomegranate Margarita: Tequila + Pomegranate Juice + Lime Juice
  • Cranberry Cocktail: Tequila + Cranberry Juice + Lime Juice
  • Peach Lemonade Margarita: Tequila + Lemonade + Peach Syrup + Lime Juice + Sliced Peaches (for garnish)
  • Watermelon Margarita: Tequila + Watermelon Juice + Lime Juice + Watermelon Slice (for garnish)
  • Orange Margarita: Tequila + Orange Juice + Orange Liqueur + Lime Juice + Orange Slices (for garnish)
  • Mango Margarita: Tequila + Mango Juice + Lime Juice + Sliced Mangoes (for garnish)

Quick and Simple Combinations

  • Margarita: Tequila + Lime Juice + Triple Sec
  • Long Island Iced Tea: Tequila + Vodka + Rum + Triple Sec
  • Tequila Sunrise: Tequila + Orange Juice + Grenadine
  • Tequila Collins: Tequila + Lemon Juice + Agave + Club Soda
  • Soda Cocktail: Tequila + Your Favorite Soda
  • Club Soda Cocktail: Tequila + Club Soda
  • Shirley Temple: Tequila + Sprite + Grenadine + Lime Juice + Cherries
  • Moscow Mule: Tequila + Lime Juice + Ginger Beer
  • Mint Mojito Margarita: Tequila + Mint + Mint Syrup + Lime Juice
  • Matcha Margarita: Tequila + Matcha + Lime Juice

Pairing Well With Tequila

Tequila is versatile liquor that pairs well with almost any flavor. Here's what to mix with tequila, everything from sweet to savory to coffee flavored and more. Pictured: A margarita

From sweet to fruity to spicy to savory, tequila blends well with so many flavors. The best thing about these cocktails and flavor combinations is that they are so easy to make. For additional tools, you only need your cocktail glasses, ice, a shaker and a jigger for measuring.

Set up your own bar cart with your favorite tequila bottles and syrup flavors. Add a few fake limes and lemons to show you’re a pro at making margaritas and tequila-based drinks. Tequila is hands down one of the best liquors for mixing, matching and creating drinks that everyone will love. It isn’t just a drink, it’s a bonding experience.



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