5 Best Tequila-Based Cocktails to Prepare with Tequila Sauza

por Karina Sánchez Karina Sánchez | Jan 4, 2022 2:07:04 PM

Tequila is a 100% Mexican distilled drink that it is known worldwide. The most known and attractive way yo drink this delicious aztec drink is by means of small "shots" better known as "caballitos", which usually go with some lemon juice and salt.


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Still, there are different ways to mix this drink that tastes and smells like Mexico. It can be mixed to make fruity cocktails, sweet beverages, soft drinks or even combinations with other liqueurs.

We will share here with you 5 simple recipes to make tequila-based cocktails, so you enjoy more varieties of this versatile drink:


1. Yucatán

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A premium version of this delicious cocktail that mixes different high quality liqueurs so that fans of this Mexican drink, do not settle for less.


  • 2 oz Tres Generaciones Añejo Tequila
  • 0.5 oz. of light cocoa liquor
  • 0.5 oz. of Xtabentún liquor
  • 15g of quince ate (Ate is a Mexican dessert made out of fruits)
  • Coconut milk Ice cubes


Blend all the ingredients together for 7 seconds. Try not to break the ice so much it disappears.


Serve with sage petals and a cinnamon branch

2. Cenobio Verde (Green Cenobio*)

*Cenobio was the founder of Tequila Sauza. This cocktail is not only made up with representative Mexican ingredients but it also has green herbs that give it a healthy touch.

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  • 1.5 oz Tres Generaciones Reposado Tequila
  • Kiwifruit, peeled and without the heart
  • Mint leaves
  • Apple liqueur to taste
  • Strawberry liqueur
  • 2 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz of agave honey
  • Ice cubes
  • A squirt of lemon juice.


Place the kiwi with the mint leaves in the mixing glass. Grind with the mortar until all the juices are released. Add the rest of the ingredients to the mixture with plenty of ice. Shake until the walls of the shaker freeze.

Optional: Serve with a slice of pink grapefruit, 2 pieces of fresh rosemary branches and 1 slice of starfruit

3. Torito de Rancho (Ranch's little Bull)

A cocktail for those who are looking for healthy options.


  • 1 oz of Tres Generaciones Añejo Tequila
  • Cognac
  • Pink grapefruit juice
  • Agave honey
  • 1 oz of grape juice
  • Orange liqueur
  • Frappe ice
  • Lime juice


4. Gallitos Tiki Pher (Tiki Pher Roosters)

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A cocktail made up of different combinations of fruits which, gives this tequila-based drink, a sweet and delicious taste.


  • 1,5 oz of Tres Generaciones Reposado Tequila
  • 1 slice of cucumber, chopped
  • 1 thin slice of pineapple, chopped
  • Lychee
  • Agave syrup
  • Lemon juice
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes
  • Grapefruit soda


Put the cucumber, lychee and pineapple straight into the glass and gently crush them with a bar's spoon so they release some juice. Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour them in along with the ice.


Serve with sage petals and cinnamon branches


5. La del Estribo (The stirrup's)


An innovative cocktail which contains traditional Mexican ingredients.


  • 1.5 oz of Tres Generaciones Reposado Tequila
  • Pineapple juice
  • Lemon juice
  • Apple juice
  • 1.5 oz of Galliano liqueur
  • Agave honey
  • Rosemary branches
  • 1 piece of clove
  • 3 or 4 ice cubes.


Mix all of the ingredients in a shaker with the ice.


Serve this drink with rosemary petals and 1 slice of kiwifruit.

Prepare these delicious and easy to make drinks at home and tell us about your experience mixing cocktails with Tres Generaciones Tequila.


Come to Casa Sauza  and let our bar tender prepare the most delicious tequila-based drinks for you. Have your tequila at Tequila!


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