The Best Tequila Cocktails
Pro tip: swap simple syrup for agave nectar and seek out 100 percent agave tequila for an all-agave marg that's worth memorizing.
Get the recipe: Margarita
Coupe de Ville Fizz
Fiery Mango Margarita
Super-sweet mango, meet the heat-packing Red Chile Simple Syrup. The two flavor powerhouses come together in this fiery update on the frozen margarita.
Get the recipe: Fiery Mango Margarita
The Elephant’s Fury
Sparkling Lime Paloma
Tequila fun fact: the paloma is actually more popular in Mexico than the margarita. Enjoy this bitingly refreshing cocktail with Topo Chio sparkling water (sourced and bottled in Monterrey, Mexico).
Get the recipe: Sparkling Lime Paloma
SoCal Fruit Margarita
So ensalada de fruta con chile (Mexico’s spicy fruit salad) walks into a bar...and emerges as a heat-packing, tropical fruit margarita ready for the hottest of pool days.
Get the recipe: SoCal Fruit Cart Margarita
Tequila Sunset with Stars
Achieve the 'gram worthy ombré effect with one serving of this effervescent tequila cocktail, or scale up the amounts of each ingredient for a party-perfect pitcher drink sure to please any beach crowd.
Get the recipe: Tequila Sunset with Stars
Frosty Raspberry-Lime Margarita
Summer vibes abound in this fruity margarita. Blend tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice with fresh raspberries for the best results—just be sure to save a few for a garnish!
Get the recipe: Frosty Raspberry-Lime Margarita
Cherry-Orange Tequila Cocktail
For the lovely layering effect, slowly pour the maraschino cherry syrup, crème de cassis, and fresh orange juice one after another into this reposado-spiked cocktail.
Get the recipe: Cherry-Orange Tequila Cocktail
Nothing quite says summer like freshly sliced watermelon—especially when it's blended into a jalapeño-spiced margarita made for sipping poolside.
Get the recipe: Watermelon-Jalapeño Margarita