Five simple and delicious tequila cocktail recipes

Tequila lovers and those who like to play bartender at parties get ready! Here is a guide to five simple and tasty cocktail recipes using the quintessential Mexican spirit, tequila!

Spicy Margarita

spicy margarita receta coctel
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  • 45 ml Sesión Blanco tequila
  • 15 ml de triple sec
  • 20ml fresh lime juice
  • 5 ml or 1/2 teaspoon agave or simple syrup
  • 2 to 3 jalapeño pieces
  • 2 to 3 cucumber slices
  • Tajín Salt


Muddle the cucumber and jalapeno (seeds removed) in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add the remaining ingredients. Top with ice and shake firmly until the shaker becomes cold. Strain from shaker into a glass. Garnish with a lime wheel Tajín salt rim.

*Recipe from Sesión Tequila

Mexican Mule

mexican mule coctel receta
Photo: Entre Copas Agave


  • 60ml tequila
  • 120ml ginger beer
  • 15ml fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • 1 slice of lime for garnish


Pour the tequila, lime juice, and ginger beer into a copper mug. Then add the ice and garnish with the lemon slice. Serve and enjoy!

*Recipe from Entre Copas Agave

Sally Chihuahua

sally chihuahua coctel receta
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  • 120ml tequila
  • 4 measures of limeade
  • Lime juice
  • Sugar to taste and decorate


Fill a glass with ice. Add the tequila and limeade. Stir and add a splash of lime juice. Finally, garnish by frosting the glass with sugar.

*Recipe from AD Magazine

Brave Bull o Toro Bravo

coctel brave bull receta tequila
Photo: The Spruce Eats


  • 60 ml tequila blanco
  • 30 ml Kahlúa coffee liqueur


Pour the tequila into an old fashioned glass with ice. Add the Kahlúa and gently swirl the glass a few times to lightly mix the ingredients before serving. Enjoy!

*Recipe from The Spruce Eats

Bloody Mariachi

bloody margarita coctel receta


  • 45ml Patrón Silver tequila
  • 90ml tomato juice
  • 15ml fresh lime juice
  • 15ml fresh orange juice
  • 3 cucumber slices
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 1 jalapeno wedge
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 sprig of rosemary and cherry tomato to garnish


In a cocktail shaker, crush a sprig of rosemary, the cucumber slices, and a jalapeño wedge. Add Patrón Silver tequila, tomato, lime and orange juices, kosher salt, and Worcestershire sauce and shake well. Strain and serve over ice in a Collins glass. If desired, you can frost with a mixture of kosher salt and pepper. Finally, decorate with a cherry tomato and a sprig of rosemary. Cheers!

*Recipe from Patrón Tequila

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