Our 20 Most Popular Tequila Cocktails
"These have, without a doubt, become my go-to 'bring to a party' drink. Every time I whip these things up, I hear nothing but ooo's and aaa's. And they are SUPER easy," says reviewer bird512. Many reviewers suggest using a Mexican lager.
"I think this is the ONLY way to make blended margaritas! They taste SO MUCH better than those made with mix from the bottle," says reviewer KDA949. Frozen limeade concentrate, tequila, and triple sec are all you need for these frozen margs.
Ultimate Frozen Strawberry Margarita
"I could drink a pitcher all to myself! This margarita rocks! I think the frozen strawberries help make it the perfect slushie-like drink," says reviewer yikes91. "My blender works better if you put the liquids in first and then the ice."
Margaritas on the Rocks
Reviewer Cheryl Oberg says, "I made a batch of these and a Mexican meal and it was just as good as being at one of our favorite Mexican restaurant/bar!"
Jewel's Watermelon Margaritas
Recipe creator RainbowJewels says you can also make a virgin version by substituting lemon-lime soda for tequila. "Cube your Melon the night before and freeze it on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Make it into a slushie in a blender the next day with all the other ingredients," suggests reviewer thrillergriller.
Parker's Famous Margaritas
Forget the mix, this recipe uses real lime juice for an authentic Mexican cocktail. Reviewer Chikee says, "Best margarita I have ever personally made....I HIGHLY recommend. The secret is definitely in the fresh lime juice."
The REAL Long Island Iced Tea
Recipe creator sledge says, "There are a few impostors out there that claim to be Long Island Iced Teas. In actuality, there is only one correct way to make a LIIT... and this is it!"
Mrs. Baxton's Long Island Iced Tea
Another LIIT makes the list...decide for yourself which is best. "I've had good Long Islands and bad ones. This recipe is definitely one of the good ones," says reviewer Diane E.
Easy Frozen Margaritas
A frozen margarita is the perfect summertime cocktail. Reviewer Erica says, "I have frozen leftovers of margaritas in a large plastic container, too. They freeze well, not hard, but into a slush which can be enjoyed anytime without having to make a new batch!"
Strawberry Basil Margarita
"I created this one night to use up some summer strawberries and some of my basil," says recipe creator Muffinmom. "What a refreshing and delicious summer drink! I know it sounds unusual, but try it and see!"
A Fantastic Margarita
Pineapple juice and orange juice bring a fruity twist to this margarita. Reviewer Joni G says, "I really wondered about this recipe when I first saw it, but I tried it for Memorial Day weekend, and it was excellent. It was by far better than store-bought Margarita mixes I had been using."
Mexicali Beer Margaritas
"Huge hit on Cinco De Mayo! The flavor was refreshingly tart, without that 'syrupy sweetness' you can get with other margarita mixes," says reviewer RADNJ79.
It's the ultimate sweet and spicy combo. Recipe creator Matt D says, "Margaritas with a spicy kick! The agave nectar and fresh lime juice make a big difference. Include the jalapeno seeds for an extra kick!"
Big Kev's Texas Style Long Island Iced Tea
This is as strong as they come. Reviewer Jody says, "These are great. But don't try to drink one and make dinner at the same time. They do sneak up on you fast."
Reviewer Kate528 says, "The banana really makes it creamy and delicious--try this recipe if you like tropical drinks!"
Jalapeno and Cucumber Margarita
"Nothing tastes better than tequila and jalapeno; the cucumber adds a freshness that helps to mute the jalapeno's bite," says recipe creator Dillon McGill. "The longer it chills, the more jalapeno and cucumber infuses into the tequila."
Rhubarb brings a little tart flavor to an otherwise sweet drink. Reviewer Denise Fuda says, "This is extremely delicious and my new favorite way to utilize my over abundance of rhubarb in the backyard."
Bucket of Margaritas
No blender? No problem. "These slushy margaritas are made in the freezer. No blending required! But they must be made ahead to allow time to freeze," says recipe creator CRAZY4SUSHI.
This version of a "Salty Dog" cocktail uses tequila instead of gin and lemonade instead of grapefruit juice.
Lauren's Grapefruit Margaritas
"Taste tested for our annual 'fiesta' and this version is definitely a 5 star. So refreshing! The secret is using FRESH SQUEEZED pink grapefruit and key lime juice," says reviewer Crystal S.