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I love how this tequila mockingbird recipe is so unbelievably refreshing. This fruity and earthy flavored drink is a great choice for all the adults to sip on during this hot summer season.
Finding a really good tequila cocktail can be difficult sometimes so enjoy this tequila mockingbird recipe.
How to Drink Tequila
Most people drink tequila straight. They have real cojones if you ask me. Straight means without any mixer.
They may drink it chilled or neat (no ice, just poured in the glass), with or without salt and possibly with a lime. This isn’t for everyone though. I personally can’t drink tequila straight.
Don’t worry if you aren’t a tequila straight shooter. You can enjoy it in other ways.
Do You Enjoy a Tequila Cocktail?
Tequila isn’t usually my thing so I was very surprised at how much I enjoy this tequila mockingbird drink.
Finding the right mixers can sometimes help you enjoy a liquor you may not typically like.
Tequila is commonly mixed with:
- orange juice
- grapefruit juice
- pineapple juice
- margarita mix
- bloody mary mix
The tequila mockingbird recipe calls for a couple of unfamiliar ingredients but ones that are delicious. The ingredients include:
- St. Germain Elderflower
- grapefruit juice
- basil leaves
What is Aperol?
Aperol is an Italian aperitivo. It has a rich, orange sweetness and bitter herbal undertone. It was created over 100 years ago and has continued to grow in popularity.
Keep an eye for some more cocktails with this yummy ingredient.
Tequila Mockingbird Drink Below
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- 2 oz tequila, blanco
- 1/2 oz Aperol
- 1/2 oz St. Germain Elderflower
- 1 1/2 oz grapefruit juice
- 4 whole basil leaves
- Muddle the basil leaves into a mixing tin.
- Add ice, tequila, St. Germain and grapefruit juice. Shake and strain into a martini glass.
- Top your drink with the Aperol and add a basil leaf for your garnish.