What are some good cocktails based on tequila and lemon?

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I have found some cocktails based on tequila and lemon for you. Here are the options ordered by their rating/score: 1. Margarita 2. Margarita on the Rocks 3. Tequila Mix 4. Tequila Honey Bee 5. Tequila Slammer
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You asked: Tequila and lemon based cocktails. 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

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

Tequila Slammer

The Tequila Slammer, also known as the Tequila Shot or Tequila Smash, is a popular cocktail that originated in the...

Lemonade (30ml), Tequila (30ml)

2 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Margarita on the Rocks

Margarita on the Rocks is a classic cocktail that originated in Mexico and has become a beloved favorite around the...

Cointreau (30ml), Lime juice (30ml), Tequila (60ml), Salt (Pinch)

4 ingredients
4.67 / 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

Orange Margarita

The Orange Margarita is a citrusy twist on the classic Margarita cocktail, showcasing a vibrant blend of fresh orange and...

Lime juice (Dash), Triple Sec (15ml), Orange juice (150ml), Tequila (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.39 / 5

Tequila Collins

The Tequila Collins is a refreshing twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail, substituting tequila for the traditional gin. Originating...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Soda water (Top up), Tequila (60ml), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
3.72 / 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

Tequila Honey Bee

The Tequila Honey Bee is a refreshing cocktail that combines the rich, earthy flavors of tequila with the sweet, soothing...

Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Tequila (60ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Honey syrup (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.59 / 5

Bloody honey tequila

The Bloody Honey Tequila cocktail is a sweet and citrusy drink with a complex flavor profile that comes from a...

Lime juice (15ml), Tequila (30ml), Grenadine (Teaspoon), Lemon-Lime soda (Top up), Honey liqueur (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.55 / 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 pairs well with tequila in a cocktail?

Tequila pairs well with citrus fruits like lime and lemon, sweeteners like agave syrup, and other mixers such as soda water or fruit juices.

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How do you garnish a tequila cocktail?

Common garnishes for tequila cocktails include lime wedges, lemon slices, or a salt rim on the glass.

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What is the difference between a Margarita and a Tequila Slammer?

A Margarita typically includes tequila, lime juice, and triple sec, often served with a salted rim, while a Tequila Slammer is simpler, usually just tequila and a carbonated drink.

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Can I use any type of tequila in a cocktail?

Yes, but different types of tequila, such as blanco, reposado, and añejo, will yield different flavors in your cocktail.

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What is the best way to serve tequila cocktails?

Tequila cocktails can be served in various ways, such as over ice, shaken and strained, or blended with ice for a frozen drink. The serving method often depends on the specific cocktail.

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