10 Tasty Tequila-Based Cocktails You Need to Make Right Now


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As the days get longer, nights become shorter, and temperatures slowly creep up day by day, there’s only one thing we want to be drinking in our cocktails: tequila. Nothing conveys summer or Cinco de Mayo like this magnificent Mexican liquor. Tequila-based cocktails don’t have to always be Margaritas. In fact, tequila goes well with an array of juices and spicy flavors. Check out some of our new favorite tequila-based drinks for those warmer-weather days ahead!

Italian Paloma

This tequila based Italian Paloma cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via Sugar and Charm

This high-acid, citrus-driven drink is a gorgeous alternative to your classic Margarita. Garnish with a grapefruit twist for an extra pop of color!

Blood Orange Tequila Mint Fizz

This tequila based Blood Orange Tequila Mint Fizz cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via Heather Christo

Nothing pairs as perfectly with warm spring weather as tangy citrus, tart cranberry, and fresh mint! Whip up a few of these for your at-home happy hour to instantly become your friends’ favorite host.

Raspberry, Lime, & Tequila Cocktail

Sweet raspberries and honey are perfectly balanced by the tangy lime juice and tequila in this cocktail. The mint component adds a super refreshing touch!

Fresh Mango Margarita Frosty

This tequila based Mango Margarita frosty cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via How Sweet Eats

This frozen slushy take on a classic Margarita has our mouths watering just looking at the pictures! Plus, the sweet, refreshing mango flavor is perfect on a hotter spring day.

Tequila, Beet, and Orange Cocktail

This tequila based Tequila, Beet, and Orange cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via Heather Christo

Yes, we know this sounds totally crazy, but don’t knock it ‘til you try it! Ideal for lovers of more savory cocktails. And how gorgeous does this look in the glass?

Boozy Watermelon Coconut Refresher

Nothing conveys warm weather like coconut and watermelon! Meshing our two favorite summer flavors together is our preferred way to quench our thirst on warmer-weather days.

Tequila Cobbler

This tequila based Cobbler cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via Katie Kime

Tequila, berries, and agave… it doesn’t get much simpler than that! Adding mint to cocktails is a safe way to bring an extra layer of flavor and refreshment to the concoction. We’re ready for seconds from just looking at this picture!

Prickly Pear Margarita

This tequila based Prickly Pear Margarita cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via Mackenzie Horan

O.K., yes, still a Margarita, but this ultra-bright pink drink is the perfect addition to any barbecue, beach day, or patio sipping session. Plus, the pear is a well-balanced, delicious alternative to our usual suspect Margarita flavors.

Cucumber Lime Tequila Cocktail

This tequila based Cucumber Lime cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via B Britnell

What’s more fun and thirst-quenching than a cucumber and lime juice? A tequila-spiked version, of course! We recommend throwing some extra cucumber slices in your cocktail for a booze-soaked snack finale.

Key Lime Sorbet Tequila Cocktail

This tequila based Key Lime Sorbet cocktail is a spring drink you need to make right now.

Photo via Sweet Recipeas

Drunken sorbet. Need we say more?


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