Kick Back with These Tasty Tequila Cocktails
06/28/2012 AT 05:10 PM EDT
But don't take our (or celeb fans George Clooney, Cindy Crawford, Lil Jon and chef Richard Sandoval's) word for it, you can make fun cocktails at home.
Strawberry Mint Julep
1 large strawberry
¼ peeled orange
¼ lime unpeeled
½ tsp. sugar
4 large mint leaves
1 oz. tequila
4 oz. all natural pure lemonade
In a shaker, combine strawberry, orange, lime, sugar, mint leaves. Muddle all ingredients until well-combined and juices are extracted. Add tequila, lemonade, fill with ice and shake. Strain into a low-ball Julep glass filled with fresh ice and garnish with a fresh strawberry and sprig of mint.
1 wedge lime
1½ oz. tequila
5 oz. fresh squeezed lemonade
Wet rim of glass with lime wedge and dip in salt. Fill glass with ice. Pour in tequila and lemonade. Squeeze and drop in the lime wedge. Stir.
La Pinta Royale
2 oz. pomegranate-infused tequila
2 oz. Prosecco
Optional: Splash of orange liqueur
Chill and strain tequila into a flute with chilled Prosecco. Add a splash of orange liqueur and garnish with an orange twist.
Pan American Cooler
1 oz. pomegranate-infused tequila
1 oz. pisco
Juice of one lemon
4 oz. lemon-lime soda, like Sprite
Pour all ingredients into a highball glass on ice, stir, and garnish with a lime wedge.
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