At some point or another, we’ve all woken up with Hangxiety and regret, flashbacks to drinking shot after shot of Tequila. Tequila can often get a bad rap from alcohol lovers because of its reputation, being thought of as a shot rather than a long serve. I’m here to change that and give you the top mixers for your Tequila, to take you from slamming to sipping!
First things first, the important part of any drink, is you want to make sure the ingredients you are using are good quality, especially when using spirits. For Tequila, this is easy! You just want to look out for Tequila that is 100% Agave and doesn’t have any of those nasty additives lingering (a recipe for a hangover).
Let’s look at the most popular mixers for Tequila
Fresh Orange juice – Orange juice and Tequila is a timeless classic and if simplicity is what you’re after this could be your Tequila mixer go to.
Fresh Grapefruit Juice – If you love the famous Paloma cocktail, this could be your Tequila match. This one is made for lovers of a bitter yet refreshing Tequila pairing.
Fresh Pineapple Juice – Pineapple juice is a first class tequila mixer because of its intense sweet tart flavour. It works perfectly with any tequila, which adds a spicy kick to the finish of each si
Grapefruit juice has been used as a mixer for Tequila for centuries and forms part of a Paloma, which is Mexico’s favourite tequila cocktail.
But, you can also try Ting grapefruit – This Carbonated soft drink will give your Tequila a sweet, refreshing zing. Using grapefruit juice from Jamaica, Ting Grapefruit mixed with Tequila resembles a simple Paloma cocktail and could be your perfect Tequila serve.
While tonic water is typically paired with Gin it also works well with a variety of other combinations including Coffee and Tequila.
Savora Lime and Agave – Winner of a Great Taste Award 2021, Savora’s Zesty Lime and Sweet Agave flavour offers a simple take on a Classic Margarita Serve. The Flavours compliment 100% Agave Tequila perfectly, with the natural Ingredients used in these mixers, you can really taste the subtle sweetness from the Agave and the freshness from the Lime.
Savora Orange and Ginger – This mixer & Tequila combo tastes like Summer. Launched at the beginning of 2022, another addition to the Savora Drinks family, this second mixer has an intense ginger flavour with citrus notes & fizz, that compliment 100% Agave Reposado Tequila perfectly.