I want a light, refreshing tequila drink.

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I have found a cocktail that should be a good match for your request. It has a high rating and is a light and refreshing tequila-based drink that I think you'll enjoy.
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Tequila

You asked: light refreshing tequila drink. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Margarita

The Margarita is a classic cocktail that originated in Mexico and has become a beloved drink all over the world....

Triple Sec (20ml), Lime juice (15ml), Tequila (50ml), Salt (Pinch)

Classic
4 ingredients
4.98 / 5

Paloma

The Paloma cocktail is a refreshing and citrusy drink that originates from Mexico. It is said to be named after...

Lemon Juice (1 part), Soda water (), Tequila (1 part), Salt (), Grapefruit Juice ()

5 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Tequila Sunrise

The Tequila Sunrise is a vibrant and visually striking cocktail known for its layered color effect that mimics a sunrise....

Orange juice (90ml), Tequila (45ml), Grenadine (15ml)

Classic
3 ingredients
4.88 / 5

Mexican Margarita

The Mexican Margarita is a classic cocktail that originated in Mexico and has become a worldwide favorite. With its bold...

Cointreau (120ml), Lime juice (120ml), Tequila (120ml), Salt (Pinch)

Classic
4 ingredients
4.77 / 5

Tecate Paloma

The Tecate Paloma is a refreshing cocktail that embodies a fusion between a traditional Mexican Paloma and a beer-based drink....

Tequila (45ml), Lager (360ml), Grapefruit Juice (15ml)

3 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Tequila Mix

The Tequila Mix is a vibrant cocktail that combines the bold flavor of Tequila Añejo with the tartness of fresh...

Lime juice (30ml), Grenadine (15ml), Tequila Añejo (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

Classic
4 ingredients
4.62 / 5

Tommy’s Margarita

Tommy's Margarita is a modern twist on the classic Margarita cocktail, simplified and refined to enhance the natural flavors of...

Lime juice (15ml), Tequila (45ml), Agave syrup (2 bar spoons)

3 ingredients
4.45 / 5

Tequiliano

A custom-made drink for Eddy Buckingham's bar in New York, this drink is simple to make, but much more potent...

Tequila (60ml), Campari (30ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Agave syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.61 / 5

Margarita #2

The Margarita is a popular and refreshing cocktail that is believed to have originated in Mexico in the 1930s. It...

Lime juice (30ml), Triple Sec (30ml), Tequila (60ml), Sour Mix (60ml), Salt (Pinch)

5 ingredients
3.6 / 5

FAQ's

We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some refreshing tequila cocktails?

Refreshing tequila cocktails often include ingredients like lime juice, soda water, and fruit juices. They are perfect for hot summer days.

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What is the flavor profile of tequila?

Tequila typically has a flavor profile that includes earthy, vegetal, and sometimes sweet or spicy notes, depending on its aging process.

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Is tequila a good base for light cocktails?

Yes, tequila is an excellent base for light cocktails due to its unique flavor that pairs well with citrus and other refreshing ingredients.

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How do you make a tequila cocktail lighter?

To make a tequila cocktail lighter, use fresh citrus juices, soda water, or sparkling water, and avoid heavy syrups or sugary mixers.

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What types of tequila are best for cocktails?

Blanco or silver tequila is popular for its clean, unaged taste that's ideal for cocktails, while reposado and añejo tequilas offer more complex flavors for those who prefer a richer profile.

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