Top 25 Best Kept Secrets--Tequila Cocktails

Top 25 Best Kept Secrets--Tequila Cocktails

 

Dead Dog Vomit

-1 ounce of Vodka

-1 ounce of Tequila

-1 ounce of Jagermeister

-1 ounce of Rum

(In a Highball Glass, add shot of rum, and then layer each ingredient to top of glass)

 

Grabbing the Bull by the Horns

-3 ounces of Tequila

-2 ounce Red Bull

-1 ounce Rum

-1 ounce Cranberry Juice

(In a Highball Glass, add Red Bull to base, then in a shaker add tequila and rum, shake and strain into glass, top off with cranberry juice)

 

Pink Panty Dropper

-Eight bottles of Beer

-ONE bottle of Tequila

-1 bottle of Ever clear (*substitute—Vodka)

-1 ½ jugs of Pre-made Pink Lemonade

(Empty all bottles of beer into large container, add bottles of ever clear, and tequila, Add Pink Lemonade, Mix all contents, Let sit for 3 to 6 hours, Serve *Can add slices of lemons and oranges for additional flavor)

 

Primal Scream

-1 shot of Kahlua

-1 shot of Tequila

-Splash of Club Soda

(Pour kahlua and tequila into shot glass, add club soda, place hand over glass, bang onto table so drink will fizz, and enjoy your shot)

 

Satin Sheets

-3 ounces of Tequila

-4 ounces of Pineapple Juice

-2 ounces of Red Bull

 

Peachy Keen Margarita

-1 ounce of Peach Schnapps

-1 ounce of Sweet and Sour Mix

-2 ounces of Tequila

-1 splash of grenadine (*Optional*)

 

Agave Kiss

-2 ounces of Tequila Herradura Silver

-1 ounce White Crème de Cacao

-1 ounce of Double Cream

-1/2 ounce of Chambord

(In a shaker with ice, add tequila, white crème, double cream, Chambord. Shake for approx. 15 seconds. Pour into chilled cocktail glass, rimmed with white chocolate)

 

Hot Jose

-1/2 ounce of Tequila

-1/2 Cinnamon Schnapps (*Suggestion--Goldschlager/ Cinnamon Aftershock)

(Serve in Shot Glass)

 

Gold Rush

-1 ounce of Gold Tequila

-1 ounce of Goldschlager

(Serve in shot glass)

 

Joker’s Tea

-1/2 ounce of Tequila

-1/2 ounce of Vodka

-1/2 ounce Rum

-1/2 ounce of Jim Beam

-1/2 ounce of Blue Curacao

(Serve in Pint Glass filled with ice—fill rest with 1/3 sweet and sour mix, 2/3 Coke, Stir, and Serve)

 

Shady Lady

-1/2 ounce of Tequila

-1/2 ounce of Midori Melon Liqueur

(Fill to top with Grapefruit Juice in an ice filled Collins Glass, stir well, and serve)

 

Blue Sex

-1 ounce Blue Curacao Liqueur

-1 ounce Tequila

-1/2 ounce Midori Melon Liqueur

-1/2 ounce Triple Sec

(Pour Blue Curacao, Tequila, Midori, and Triple Sec into shaker that’s half filled with ice, shake well, strain into cocktail glass)

 

Gasolina

-1 ½ ounces of Southern Comfort Peach Liqueur

-1 ½ ounces Gold Tequila

(Serve in Lowball glass)

 

Cranberry Kiss

-4 ounces of Tequila

-4 ounces of Triple Sec

-8 ounces of Cranberry Juice

(Serve by the glass/or in pitcher of larger groups—Serve in Cocktail Glasses garnished with lime)

 

El Bano

-1 ounce of Tequila

-2 ounces of Tonic Water

-3 ounces of Orange Juice

(Serve in Cocktail Glass)

 

Piss in the Woods

-1 ounce of White Tequila

-1 ounce Triple Sec

-1 ounce Lemonade

(Measure one shot of White Tequila and Triple Sec. Then fill glass with ice, and pour lemonade and shots into cocktail glass)

 

Mockingbird

-One ½-ounce Tequila

-3/4 ounce Green Crème de Menthe

(Add contents into shaker shake for five seconds, strain into cocktail glass, Fill to top with limejuice)

 

Orange Tiger

-1 ounce of Tequila

-1 ounce Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur

-1 ounce of Orange Juice

(Pour into shaker over ice. Shake until contents are ice cold. Strain into Collins glass)

 

Sex Panther

-1 ½ ounce of Tequila

-1/2 Sweet and Sour Mix

-1/2 Puerto Rican Rum

(Pour into Old Fashioned glass. Serve over ice)

 

Light your ass on fire

-2 shots of Tequila (*suggestion—Jose Cuervo Tequila)

-Tabasco Sauce

(Pour two shots of Tequila into glass, splash about 6 shots of Tabasco Sauce, say a prayer, and SHOOT!)

 

Captain Crunch

-Splash of Grenadine

-One part Bailey’s Irish Crème

-One part Kahlua

-One part Vanilla Schnapps

-One part Tequila Rose

(Pour over ice in shaker, shake for about ten seconds, and strain in Rocks glass)

 

Mellow Yellow

-2 ounces of Jose Cuervo Tequila

-1 ounce of Vodka

(Top off with Sprite in Hurricane Glass)

 

Sheer Genius

-1 ounce Club Soda

-3 ounces of White Tequila

-1 ounce Goldschlager

-1 ounce Vodka (*suggestion--Smirnoff Vodka, Grey Goose)

(Add ice in Highball glass, and then add ingredients in order stir and serve)

 

Hollywood Tea

-1/2 ounce Light Rum

-1/2 ounce Vodka

-1 ounce Tequila

-1/2 ounce Gin

(Combine all contents in Highball Glass, stir, Fill to Top with 7UP)

 

Liquid Valium

-One part Amaretto

-One part Triple Sec

-One part Jack Daniels

-One part Tequila

(Serve in shot glass)

Fun facts about Tequila

-In the United States, National Tequila Day is July 24.

-Tequila is an agave-based spirit made primarily in the area surrounding Tequila, in the northwest of Guadalajara and in the highlands (Los Altos) of the western Mexican State of Jalisco.

-U.S. and Mexican laws state that tequila can be produced anywhere in Mexico, and the country boasts several other tequila-producing regions.

-Tequila is most often made at a 38–40% alcohol content (76–80 proof), but there are also several varieties of tequila produced with 43–46% alcohol content (86–92 proof).

-Since 2002, sales of ultra-premium and super-premium tequilas have grown at a rate of 28 percent.

-Tequila is usually bottled in one of five categories:

  • blanco ("white") or plata ("silver") – white spirit, un-aged and bottled or stored immediately after distillation, or aged less than two months in oak barrels;
  • oro ("gold") – un-aged "blanco" tequila, blended with rested or aged tequilas, and often with caramel coloring, sugar-based syrup, glycerin, and/or oak extract added so as to resemble aged tequila;
  • reposado ("rested") – aged a minimum of two months, but less than a year in oak barrels;
  • añejo ("aged" or "vintage") – aged a minimum of one year, but less than 3 years in oak barrels;
  • extra añejo ("extra aged" or "ultra aged") – aged a minimum of three years in oak barrels.

-In Mexico, tequila is drunk straight, without salt and lime.

-In Germany and some other countries, tequila oro (gold) is often consumed with cinnamon before and slices of orange after, while tequila blanco (silver) is consumed with salt and lime.

 

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