You can never enjoy summer without summer cocktails. There are a number of spirits that you can mix with other ingredients to prepare summer cocktails at bars for your customers. You can try different mixtures but we suggest you must have an upright fridge as it allows you the convenience to store. You can search for upright fridges for sale to get one.
Here are some special ingredients that you can use to make tequila cocktails.
Club Soda: Easiest Mixer
Club soda is the easiest mixer and to prepare any drink of your choice, mix the ingredients with club soda. It dilutes the spirits’ flavor, so you can drink it straight, but can enjoy aromas and flavor. To make a tequila cocktail with club soda, you need to mix 1 ½ ounces spirit, 3 ounces of club soda, and ice.
Mix the ingredients in a Collins glass and serve after garnishing with an orange or lemon slice.
Cola: For Cola Mixed Cocktails
You can use both regular or diet cola as they both mix well with spirits like tequila. To make a tequila cocktail with cola, you need 1 ½ ounces of tequila, 3 ounces of cola, and ice. In a rocks glass add tequila and then fill it with ice. After that add cola and stir.
Serve after garnishing with a lemon wheel or cherry. Spirits that mix well with cola other than tequila are rum, whiskey, vodka, and amaretto.
Fruit Juices: To Get Refreshing Flavor
To make a summer tequila cocktail, you can also use fruit juices. You can mix fruit juices with tequila and for mixing, you need a cocktail shaker. So, the tequila and juices can combine well. The ingredients to prepare tequila cocktail with fruit juices, you need 1 ½ ounces tequila, 3 to 4 ounces fruit juice, and ice. In a cocktail shaker mix the ingredients and strain into a Collins glass.
Ginger Beer or Ginger Ale: To Get Spicy Flavor
Ginger beer adds a spicy flavor to tequila cocktail. It is easily available at bars but if you don’t get one you can use ginger ale instead. To make a tequila cocktail with ginger beer or ginger ale at the bar, you need a few more ingredients. You need 1 ½ ounce of tequila, 3 to 4 ounces ginger ale, and ice.
Take a rock glass and add tequila to it. Then fill the glass with ice and add ginger ale. Stir the ingredients and garnish with lime twist or orange peel.
Tonic Water: A Classic Bitter Flavor
Tonic water also mixes well with tequila and gives a classic bitter flavor to tequila cocktails at the bar. To make a tequila cocktail with tonic water, you need just three ingredients. To prepare one glass of tequila cocktail, you need 3 ounces tequila, 4 ounces tonic water, and ice.
Take a Collins glass, add tequila and fill it with ice. Then add tonic water and stir the mixture. Tequila cocktail is ready, serve it after garnishing with lime, orange, or lemon wedge. You can also squeeze a lemon into the cocktail.
Lemons and Sugar: To Get Sour Mix
Simple, if there are lemons and fresh limes at the bar, you can serve sour mix. Mix the lemon juice with simple syrup. To make a glass of Sour, you need ¾ ounce fresh lime juice or lemon juice. You can use a combination of both too. Moreover, you need ¾ ounce of simple syrup, 1 ½ ounces of tequila, and ice. For garnishing, you can use an orange slice or cherry.
To prepare the tequila cocktail, shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Then take a rocks glass and strain the cocktail into it. Before serving it to your customers, garnish it with an orange slice or cherry.