Elevate Your Tequila Game With These 3 Easy Recipes

Elevate Your Tequila Game With These 3 Easy Recipes


Take your tequila nights to the next level with these recipes that you can whip up in the comfort of your own home

When it comes to tequila, men must know that there’s more to it than just taking shots with salt and lime. While some may stick to the classics, there’s a whole world of possibilities waiting to elevate your experience. With the infusion of a select few ingredients, you can upgrade your libation to create an unforgettable evening of epic proportions. Here are three enticing recipes that will certainly boost your drink, even within the confines of your own humble abode:

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A good cocktail companion

 1800 Cristalino
Photo: 1800 CRISTALINO

The first step in making a great drink is to ensure that you’ll be using premium-quality tequila. While there are many different types to try, the 1800 Cristalino is one of the standouts among the market’s offerings. Launched in the Philippines just last month, this luxury beverage is the result of filtering Añejo tequila via activated charcoal. It has a transparent color and a rich, full flavor with a hint of fruity and flowery notes, making it an ideal backdrop for the recipes we’ll be discussing.

The classic margarita

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What man wouldn’t appreciate indulging in a perfectly crafted glass of a margarita? Widely regarded as one of the world’s most popular drinks, this timeless sour mix strikes the perfect balance between strong tequila, refreshing lime juice, and delectable orange liquor. While many establishments have already put their own sweet touch on this drink, we’ll be sticking with the timeless ingredients: tequila, triple sec, simple syrup, and fresh lime juice. 

To make this drink, you need to start by putting salt around the edge of the glass to bring out the sweet and sour flavors. Then, cut a notch in the middle of a lime and slide it around the rim of the glass. Add ice cubes to a cocktail shaker and pour the tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. Shake it up until it’s cold. Lastly, strain it into a glass. If you want to serve it on the rocks, just add clear ice. Through this easy hack, the nightcap you like after work just got better and more convenient. 

The tequila sour

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If you’re a man who craves a bold yet refreshing drink, look no further than the Tequila Sour. To make this cocktail, you will need egg white, orange bitters, agave syrup, lime and lemon juice, and, of course, tequila.

Just throw everything into a cocktail shaker and give it a good 15 seconds of shaking time without ice. The next step is to fill the cocktail shaker with ice and shake for another 30 seconds before straining the mixture into a glass and topping it off with the garnish of your choice. A cocktail cherry is a traditional addition to a sour, and while it’s not necessary, it definitely adds a nice touch.

The Mexican mule

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The Mexican mule is a tequila-based variation of the iconic 1940s cocktail, the Moscow Mule, with a flavor profile that is sweet, spicy, and strong. Despite its simplicity—just tequila, lime juice, and ginger beer—this drink is guaranteed to transport you to new heights of indulgence.

To make this drink, combine the tequila, lime juice, and ginger beer in a serving glass, preferably a copper mug, for that touch of tradition and sophistication. Next, toss in some ice cubes to keep things cool and refreshing. Finally, add a touch of finesse by garnishing with a lime slice. 

Never forget: Make your drink count by drinking responsibly.

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