6 Perfect Cocktails and Shots for the Tequila Lovers in your Life

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We all have them. That one friend that is still standing at the bar at last call, waiting for one more shot of tequila. She scoffs when offered salt and a lime because they are for the weak, and she is indeed not weak. She tosses another back, thanks the bartender, and checks her phone for a bar that is open until 4 AM. Then there is you: struggling to put your arms in the correct holes of your jacket and wondering why you thought you could keep up with Becky on tequila shots tonight. Next time you want to try to go tit for tat with Becky on the tequila train, give some of these awesome cocktails and shots a try instead:

 

Almond Tequila Sangria

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Throw away everything you thought you knew about Sangria, because this unique cocktail puts a twist on the classic Sangria. Forget the rum at the store and grab a bottle of Tequila instead with this Almond Tequila Sangria.

 

Pomegranate Paloma

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Palomas are a staple for Tequila lovers, but why stick with the same old grapefruit cocktail when you can add some fresh new flavor? Pomegranate juice makes this Paloma recipe an instant favorite!

 

Lime Drop Shots

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How come when you hear the word Tequila, a tiny voice in your head yells “shots”? Well, for those of you who find yourself running to the bathroom after a shot of Tequila; please welcome the wilder cousin of the ever-popular Lemon Drop Shot into your life. Here’s the recipe for some delicious Lime Drop Shots.

 

Grilled Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

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No Tequila drinker’s life is complete without some killer Margarita recipes up their sleeves. Sweet grilled pineapple and jalapeño-infused Tequila makes this Margarita recipe one to remember, or forget, depending on how many you have. And you can use the leftover jalapeño Tequila for some extra spicy Bloody Marias to nurse your hangover the next morning.

 

Blackberry Sage Tequila Smash

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Fresh fruit and herbs make any cocktail more scrumptious, especially when blackberries and sage are in the mix. Pour this amazing Blackberry Sage Tequila Smash in a mason jar for some seasonal flair and your guests will be sure to have a smashing good time!

 

Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots

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We’ve all had a Tequila Sunrise. It may have even been your first legal drink at a bar when you didn’t know what to order because you had of course never tried any alcoholic beverage before. Jello Shots turn this tired cocktail into one that will keep you and your friends going. Bonus points added for those of you who hollow out orange peels to hold your Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots!

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