|2 fl oz||Patron Reposado Tequila|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lime juice|
|Top up with||Coca-Cola|
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Basically a Cuba Libre made with tequila in place of rum. An improvement.
Created in 1961 by the legendary Don Javier Delgado Corona, owner/bartender of La Capilla (The Chapel) in Tequila, Mexico. Mixing cocktails in his eighties, Don Javier is noted for ritualistically stirring his drinks with a knife.
The Batanga is a very popular drink in Mexico, helped by being featured in an advertising campaign by El Tequileño, a tequila distilled close to Don Javier's bar.