3 Ingredient Cocktails
Long, fruity and refreshing.
Lighter and slightly sweeter than a classic gin-based Negroni with Italian bitter liqueur. However, this Italian and Mexican trio make for pleasing cross-continental
Simple yet complex, this beautifully balanced cocktail has faint saltiness from the manzanilla, delicate pear fruit and well-integrated fortifying tequila.
Tequila and ginger smoothed with a hint of honey. A cleansing after-dinner cocktail.
An agave-based old-fashioned with a wonderful hit of smokiness from the mezcal. Like many cocktails, Philip's original recipe of 45 ml Reposado tequila,
The flavour of agave is king in this simple Margarita, made without the traditional orange liqueur.
Basically a Cuba Libre made with tequila in place of rum and an all-important pinch of salt.
Dry, sophisticated and fruity, with tequila body.
Three ingredients combine harmoniously and, depending on your coffee liqueur, perhaps just the merest tad on the sweet side.
A Harvey Wallbanger made with tequila in place of vodka. Squeeze quality oranges just before making and you'll be amazed just how good this cocktail is.
Sweet melon, orange liqueur and lemon. A bit of a sweetie, as its lurid green colour might suggest.
A floral lavender influenced margarita.
Very complex with obvious Islay whisky and tequila notes made more interesting with subtle spice and chocolaty notes.
You've tried this with bourbon and rye, now surprise yourself with aged tequila.
Frothy topped, easy to make, and all too easy to drink. Looking at the recipe you might expect this cocktail to be overly sweet. it's not.
Delicately sweetened pineapple and tequila. Yumm! If you like this then you'll love a Mexican Martini.
Subtle ginger spice flavours this dry tequila martini-esque cocktail.
As advertised, a Margarita with a pineapple fruit.
Orange liqueurs and bitters flavour this tequila-based, salmon-pink bittersweet cocktail that is perhaps better-served on-the-rocks.
Tequila shines in this delightfully honeyed and herbal cocktail.
The rich honeyed notes from Drambuie combine harmoniously with tequila and add an extra dimension to this tasty Margarita. This cocktail is at it's best
The floral notes of elderflower combine wonderfully with the herbaceous tequila and citrusy lime.
Tequila and zesty citrus with a sweet treat at the bottom.
A simple almond twist on the classic Margarita - fantastic.
Apricot brandy replaces triple sec in what otherwise follows the same recipe as a classic Margarita (2 tequila, 1 triple sec, 1 lime juice). As with classic
Earthy taste with freshness coming from the grapefruit.
On the dry side of bittersweet. As the name suggests this is intended to be drunk as the first aperitivo of the week, preferably accompanied by olives.
Añejo Old Fashioned
A hint of agave syrup sweetness and dilution from the stirred ice knocks back the spirit's fire while opening and releasing agave flavours. (If you don't
Even better when made with añejo tequila. You may want to reduce the volume of tequila used, in which case: 60 ml Reposdo tequila 12.5 ml Agave syrup
Strictly speaking, as this cocktail doesn't contain an orange liqueur it is not a Margarita but should properly be termed a Honey Tequila Sour. We decided
Med Mex Cocktail
Created in 2015 by Dimitris Dafopoulos, Athens, Greece.
Mexican Jumping Bean
The lovechild of Dick Bradsell's Espresso Martini and Tommy's Margarita.
Considering tequila is replacing vodka in this French Martini riff, you'd think blanco tequila would work best. However, having tried this and reposado
Mexican Tea (Hot)
Tiffin will never be the same again.
Simple, not too sweet - a great way to appreciate quality tequila.
The Original Margarita
There's debate as to who created the original Margarita recipe and when with a Dallas socialite called Margarita Sames most often credited (see below).
Pronounced Tea-You-One-Na this is basically a Tommy's Margarita topped with cucumber foam.
TNT (Tequila 'N' Tonic)
A simple but very tasty way to enjoy tequila.
Alice From Dallas
Coffee and orange spiked with tequila. The trio layer well and combine to make a tasty shot (perhaps stir together and sip to savour the experience rather
Youth & Treachery
This spirituous bittersweet aperitif is reminiscent of a White Negroni, but based on tequila rather than gin.
Dreiklang (Three of a Kind)
Named after the German word for 'three of a kind' due to the trio of flavours encountered in this drink; orange (from the twist), agave and chocolate.
A Margarita spiced with ginger.
Hibiscus combines wonderfully with tequila in this flavoursome Margarita.
A Mexican twist on the original winter pick-me-up.
A Margarita with a Marmite rim. After all, yeast extract is slightly salty.
Tequila, coffee and pineapple combine harmoniously in this medium-dry cocktail.
The success of this cocktail is as much about the quality of your tequila as it is about your choice of lemonade. Made well and this Squeeze is zesty,
The name might be more masculine, but it is still a classic Margarita. This 2:1:1 recipe is a touch on the sour side for most so you may want to add a
A good sweet and sour balance with subtle honey hints.
All Fall Down
Too many of these and you will.
A trio of big flavours (tequila, Lillet Blanc and gentian liqueur) come together in a bitter and dry aperitif.
Tastes nothing like the ingredients - which include melon, tequila and cranberry juice. Try it and see if you taste toffee.
Tequila replaces gin in this Negroni variation. Not an easy option.
Coffee and tequila's successful relationship is enhanced by the introduction of vodka.
Light easy drinking and refreshing, delicate quinine bitterness in the tonic water balances light sweetness from the peach liqueur in this tequila laced
Raging Bull (shot)
Coffee and sambuca make a great combination, as do coffee and tequila.
Berry fruit and tequila with a surprisingly tart, bitter finish.
A ‘Dry Martini’ influenced by a hint aged tequila.
Gold Rush Slammer
Flakes of gold dance with the champagne's bubbles.
Tropical fruit and tequila.
An aquamarine shoot with tequila, sloe gin and blue curaçao.
Very much 'driven' by the flavour of Red Bull. Use an anejo tequila to balance the initial sweetness on the palate.
A serious combination of sweetness, strength and heat. Looks weird and tastes weirder.