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Tequila Cocktail Recipes

Tequila is often used as a shooter but does also appear in some great cocktails like a Tequila Sunrise, Brave Bull and, of course, Margaritas. This is a collection of tequila cocktail recipes listed with their main ingredients and those listed at the top are some of the most popular tequila drinks.
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Top 10 Tequila Cocktails To Try
There are many tequila cocktails, but only a few that I strongly recommend you try. If your tequila experience has been limited to shots of gold tequila with a lemon and salt, check out this list to expand your horizons.

5 Easy Tequila Cocktails Video
Tequila cocktail drinks are sure to get any party going. Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn how to make 5 easy tequila cocktail recipes. Cocktails include: Margarita (text recipe), Tequila Sunrise (text recipe), Horny Bull (text recipe), Juan Collins (text recipe), and Old Lay (text recipe).

Margarita
tequila, triple sec, lime juice

Margarita (frozen)
tequila, triple sec, lime juice, sour mix

Margarita Cocktail Recipes
The Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails and this iconic drink has been adapted into hundreds of new drink recipes that include a variety of flavors. This list contains many of those cocktails

Paloma
tequila, grapefruit soda, lime juice

Tequila Shot (Straight)
tequila, salt, lemon or lime wedge

Tequila Sunrise
tequila, orange juice, grenadine

Tequini
tequila, dry vermouth, Angostura bitters

A Bloody Good Time
anejo tequila, amaretto liqueur, blood orange juice, ginger, lemon juice, simple syrup, soda

Adjustable Rate
tequila, blackberry rum, tropical pineapple coconut liqueur, pineapple juice, orange juice

Agave Kiss
tequila, white creme de cacao, Chambord, heavy cream

Apocalypse Now (shooter)
tequila, dry vermouth, Irish cream liqueur

Apple Margarita (frozen)
tequila, Apple Pucker, apple juice, sour mix

Armani Signature Code
reposado tequila, creme de violette, bergamot juice, Prosecco

Baja Gold
Anejo tequila, triple sec, pineapple juice, lime juice

Bloody Margarita
tequila, Cointreau, blood orange juice, lime juice

Bloody Maria
tequila, tomato juice, horseradish, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice, celery salt, pepper

Blue Lagoon Margarita
tequila, blue curacao, lemon-lime soda, lime juice, pineapple juice

Blue Margarita
tequila, blue curacao, lime juice

Brave Bull
tequila, coffee liqueur

Cadillac Margarita
tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice

Candy Corn Cordial
reposado tequila, butterscotch schnapps, creme de cacao, orange juice, dark cocoa, candy corn

Cantarito
tequila, lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, grapefruit soda

Carrot & Cilantro Cooler
silver tequila, carrot juice, orange juice, agave nectar, cilantro

Catalina Margarita
tequila, peach schnapps, blue curacao, sour mix

Chimayo Cocktail
tequila, unfiltered apple cider, lemon juice, creme de cassis

Chocolate Margarita
tequila, chocolate liqueur, cream or half and half, orange and lime juices, chocolate bitters

Chocolate Peppermint Cookie
tequila, peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, cream

Cinco Herradura
tequila, cranberry and pineapple juices, lemon-lime soda

Coco Margarita
tequila, sour mix, pineapple juice, lime juice, cream of coconut

Corzo La Futura
tequila, Canton ginger liqueur, pineapple juice, lime juice, agave nectar

Corrido Prohibidos
blanco tequila, Mexican beer, lime wedge

Crafty Maestro
tequila, lime juice, mint leaves, simple syrup, red pepper

Crouching Tiger (shooter)
tequila, lychee liqueur

Departini
tequila, Cognac, Cointreau, agave nectar

Devil's Handshake
tequila, lime and pineapple juices, simple syrup, sweet ginger puree, egg white

Devil's Punch
tequila, orange liqueur, Limoncello, sour mix, orange juice

Dirty Bird
tequila, coffee liqueur, milk or cream

Dirty Hornitini
tequila, dry vermouth, olive brine, Angostura orange bitters

Dobel Spicy Chill
tequila, basil, serrano chili pepper, lime juice, simple syrup

Dulce de Tequila
reposado tequila, Cognac, Cointreau, lime juice, agave nectar

Electric Iced Tea
tequila, light rum, gin, vodka, blue curacao, sour mix, lemon-lime soda

El Angel
tequila, mezcal, gomme syrup, orange juice, lime juice, hibiscus flowers

El Cinn (shooter)
blanco tequila, Tuaca Cinnaster

El Pepino
reposado tequila, triple sec, lime juice, simple syrup, cucumber, cilantro, egg

El Diablo
reposado tequila, creme de cassis, lime juice, ginger beer

El Vocho (shooter)
tequila, pineapple juice, cilantro, mint, jalapeno

Envy
silver tequila, blue curacao, pineapple juice

Espaloma
tequila, triple sec, lime juice, grapefruit juice, lemon-lime soda, bitters

Farolito Cocktail
anejo tequila, sweet vermouth, lime juice, chokecherry syrup, sage

Freddie Fuddpucker
tequila, Galliano, orange juice

Gold Cosmopolitan
tequila, Patron Citronge Orange Liqueur, blackberry juice, orange juice

Firecracker (shooter)
tequila, Goldschlager, Rumple Mintz

Golden Raspberry
tequila, vodka, Jägermeister, raspberry juice, grenadine

Fright Night in the Grove
tequila, Jagermeister, simple syrup, grapefruit juice

Frostbite
tequila, white creme de cacao, blue curacao, cream

Golden Margarita
Gold Tequila, Grand Mariner, Cointreau, or Triple Sec, lime juice, sour mix, orange juice

Guacarita
tequila, avocado, agave nectar, lime juice, cilantro leaves

Guadalajara
reposado tequila, Fernet Branca, agave simple, Bitterman's Xocolatl Mole bitters, grapefruit oil

Habanero Blood Orange Margarita
tequila, blood orange habanero puree, sour mix, lime juice, mole negro

Habanero Martini
tequila, dry vermouth, habanero pepper

Hawaiian Iced Tea
tequila, light rum, gin, vodka, triple sec, sour mix, pineapple juice

Hawaiian Margarita (frozen)
tequila, Triple Sec, strawberries, pineapple, sour mix

Herradura Calabatini
tequila, Monin Pumpkin Spice Syrup, half and half

Iguana
tropical tequila, green chartreuse, cucumber, lime juice, agave nectar, mint, arugula

Highland Margarita
tequila, Grand Marnier, Drambuie, sour mix

Horny Bull
tequila, orange juice

Hpnotiq Margarita
tequila, Hpnotiq liqueur, triple sec, lime juice, sour mix

Hypnotiq Margarita
Voodoo Tiki Blue Dragon Tequila, Hpnotiq liqueur, blue curacao, sour mix, pineapple juice

Irish Cactus
tequila, Irish cream liqueur

Jalisco High Tea
reposado tequila, lemon-verbena tea, cherry heering liqueur, simple syrup, lime juice

Jalapeno Margarita
tequila, Grand Marnier, jalapeno pepper, orange bitters, agave nectar, lime juice

Jamaica (Hibiscus) Margarita
blanco tequila, jamaica (hibiscus)flowers, simple syrup, lime juice

Japanese Cherry Blossom Margarita
Voodoo Tiki Desert Rose Tequila, sake, cherry syrup, sour mix, lemon juice

Jim's Diablo
tequila, Domaine de Canton, creme de cassis, lemon juice

Juan Collins
tequila, lemon juice, agave nectar, club soda

La Berceuse
blanco tequila, Pernod absinthe, blue agave nectar, lemon, strawberries

Long Island Iced Tea
tequila, vodka, rum, gin, triple sec, sour mix, cola

Mango Margarita
tequila, mango liqueur, lime juice

Long Beach Tea
tequila, light rum, gin, vodka, triple sec, sour mix, cranberry juice

Look Better Naked Margarita
tequila, organic acai, agave nectar, rosemary, egg white, lime juice

Low Carb Margarita (sugar-free)
tequila, lime juice, water, orange extract, artificial sweetener

Madagascar Margarita
tequila, Navan vanilla liqueur, jalapeno, agave nectar

Maxim Blitz
anejo tequila, Lillet Rouge, orange curacao, orange bitters

Melon Margarita
tequila, melon liqueur, sour mix, lime juice

Mexi-tini
tequila, orange vodka, orange juice

Mrs. Claus[!*!AP!*!] Wildside Punch
tequila, X-Rated Fusion, pomegranate juice, cranberry juice

Old Lay
tequila, triple sec, grenadine, lime juice

Passion Cocktail
gold tequila, Grand Mariner, cranberry juice, lime juice

Mexican Samurai (shooter)
tequila, Ty Ku liqueur

Miracle Margarita
tequila, Grand Marnier, Champagne, lime juice, lemon juice, orange juice

Money Maker
blanco tequila, raspberry liqueur, Branca Menta, lemon juice, simple syrup, egg white

Modern Smuggler
blanco tequila, yuzu juice, jalapeno peppers

Oaxaca Chakas
tequila, agave nectar, heavy whipping cream, milk, Oaxacan chocolate

Office Party (shooter)
reposado tequila, lime juice, ginger syrup, grenadine, red bell pepper

Orange Margarita (frozen)
tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, orange sherbert

Papaya Smash
anejo tequila, Aperol, agave nectar, fresh papaya fruit, orange juice, lime juice

Patrón Grapefruit
tequila, orange liqueur, grapefruit juice, club soda

Pomegranate Margarita
tequila, simple syrup, fresh pomegranate seeds, passion fruit juice

Patrón Pineapple
tequila, orange liqueur, pineapple juice, club soda

Patrón Pomegranate
tequila, orange liqueur, pomegranate juice, club soda

Peach Margarita (frozen)
tequila, Triple Sec, Peach Schnapps, lime juice, peaches

Pineapple Chili Margarita
blanco tequila, Cointreau, lime and pineapple juice, Tabasco habanero sauce

Raspberita
tequila, Frujá Raspberry, lime juice, simple syrup

Red Carpet
tequila, Patron Citonge Orange Liqueur, raspberry, lime and cranberry juices

Pom Padre
blanco tequila, Benedictine, PAMA, Patron Citronge, pineapple, cranberry, and lime juices

Pumpkin Patch
tequila, apple cider, pumpkin spice seasoning, egg white, lime juice, honey, brown sugar

Prankster Margarita
blanco tequila, absinthe, lime juice, simple syrup

Raspberry Margarita
tequila, triple sec, lime juice, raspberries

Red Pepper Sangrita Margarita
tequila, tomato juice, sour mix, red pepper puree, black pepper, habanero tabasco sauce

Reposado Old-Fashioned
reposado tequila, bing cherries, nectarines

Rhube
tequila, strawberry liqueur, lime juice, simple syrup, rhubarb soda

Skeletons in Your Closet
tequila, DeKuyper Island Blue Tropical Schnapps, pineapple and mango juice

Prairie Fire (shooter)
tequila, Tabasco sauce

Rosemary Lemonade
reposado tequila, organic lemonade, organic rosemary infused ice cubes

Shamrocker
tequila, melon liqueur, triple sec, orange juice

Silk Stocking
reposado tequila, creme de cacao, Chambord, cream

Spanish Harlem
anejo tequila, sweet vermouth, bitters, maraschino cherry

Spiced Silver Bell
tequila, lime juice, cranberry spice syrup, ginger beer

Spicy Pina
tequila, pineapple and orange juices, simple syrup, jalapeno pepper

Sriracha Mexican Rodeo
reposado tequila, Cointreau, sour mix, jalapeno peppers, cucumber, Sriracha sauce salt

Strawberry Margarita
tequila, triple sec, lime juice, strawberries

Sangrita (shooter)
tequila, tomato juice, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce - or - tequila, orange juice, grenadine, lime juice

Sweaty Hipster
reposado tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, grapefruit bitters, serrano-mint simple syrup

Tamarind & Tequila
tequila, tamarind nectar, simple syrup, ginger ale

Tamarind Margarita (frozen)
blanco tequila, simple syrup, tamarind concentrate, chili powder

Tangerine Margarita
tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, tangerine juice

Tequila Fuego
tequila, Tabasco sauce, jalepeno, salt, lime wedge

Tequila Sour
tequila, lemon juice, simple syrup

Tezón Caramel Apple Pie
tequila, butterscotch schnapps, apple cider, lemon juice

Tequila Sunrise Margarita
tequila, triple sec, grenadine, orange juice, sour mix

Tequila Slammer (shooter)
tequila, lemon-lime soda

Texas Farm Nog
anejo tequila, sherry, eggs, raw milk, heavy cream, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, pepper

Texas Tea
tequila, rum, vodka, gin, bourbon, triple sec, sweet and sour mix, cola

Tezón Grenada
tequila, grapefruit juice, grenadine

Tezón Mistletoe
blanco tequila, Champagne, triple sec, pomegranate juice

Tornado
tequila, vodka, whiskey, rum, cola, sugar

Toasted Macaroon Cocktail
tequila, coconut rum, Licor 43, Frangelico, coconut milk

Toronha
tequila, triple sec, grapefruit juice, grenadine

Dragon's Heart
mezcal, rum, ginger liqueur, elderflower cordial, mint-citrus syrup, blood orange juice, lime, Angostura bitters

Touchdown Tea
tequila, vodka, rum, gin, triple sec, Gatorade, cola, orange juice

Tully Tea
tequila, Irish Whiskey, rum, gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, cola

Twisted Swan
tequila, black raspberry liqueur, amaretto liqueur

Valentine's Day Cocktail
tequila, Yellow Chartreuse, lemon juice, agave nectar, serrano pepper, orange bitters

Watermelon Margarita
tequila, triple sec, lime juice, watermelon

Watermelon Wave
tequila, orange liqueur, maraschino liqueur, watermelon, pomegranate and lemon juices

Z-28 (shooter)
tequila, green creme de menthe, banana liqueur

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