Favorite Tequila Drinks
Tequila is a spirit that is made from a plant called the blue agave. It is fermented, distilled, and sometimes aged. People all around the world of different origins enjoy drinking their favorite tequila drinks in many of its unique forms from Margaritas and straight tequila shots to the newest exotic mixes and blends. Tequila has expanded into one of the most popular spirits sold worldwide. The burn, the color, the taste is what makes it more unique than common liquors such as rum, vodka, and whisky. Everyone has a story about a tequila night, and almost everyone has at least indulged in its idiosyncratic natures at one time or two in their life.
The fresh concepts of blending tequila with other liquid substances has gone beyond what anyone could ever imagine it would. In fact, there are so many favorite tequila drinks that a person can try, however here are a few of the favorite tequila drinks and their recipe:
The tequila sunrise is an exotic blend of refreshing orange juice and sweet grenadine. The sweet and the citrus compliments the smooth texture and flavor of the tequila. It was named the tequila sunrise because the blend of the color of the grenadine and OJ mimics that of a sunrise.
2 ounces gold tequila 4 ounces fresh orange juice 3/4 ounce grenadine
Begin with a glass of choice filled full with ice. Then pour the tequila into the glass followed by the orange juice. The last ingredient that goes in is the grenadine which in gravity sinks to the bottom to the glass and gives the drink it’s color of sunrise blended with the OJ. You may garnish with and orange slice and a cherry. Enjoy.
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The margarita is one of the most popular tequila drinks of all time. It can be served on the rocks or frozen. There is just a slight difference in preparation. Here is the recipe and the directions for a margarita on the rocks and a frozen margarita. Also remember this is a classic margarita, and the recipes can be altered when strawberries or raspberries are substituted.
3 ounces Tequila 1 ounce Triple Sec 2 ounces Lemon Juice 1 ounce Salt
On the rocks You want to first salt the rim of a traditional margarita glass and fill it with ice. Combine all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Then simply strain the liquid into the margarita glass. You can vary this recipe by adding different mixes instead of the traditional triple sec, in addition you can use Roses lime or lemon juice that is a bit sweeter to taste if you prefer.
Frozen You can combine the ingredients in a blender filled with ice, blend until a good consistency. Serve in a margarita glass with a salted rim and enjoy. This can be varied by adding fresh fruits or whatever you prefer. There are all types of margaritas and tequila drinks that are very versatile and open to creativity.
Tequila Sour The tequila sour is popular, and is very simple to make.
1 tablespoon Lemon 1 teaspoon Powdered Sugar 2 ounces Tequila
Combine ingredients with ice into a shaker and then serve in a high-ball glass filled with ice. This drink is garnished with a lemon and a cherry.
Your favorite tequila drinks can be made very easy. They are also perfect for any occasion, and can be enjoyed by those who appreciate the culture and power behind it. However, when drinking tequila always remember to drink responsibly and have fun.