If you are in the mood for a refreshing drink you can make in a flash, try this easy tequila lemonade cocktail!
I love that this cocktail has all the tartness you love from a Classic Margarita but is easier to make, with just two ingredients and no fancy equipment needed!
Lemonade and Tequila Cocktail
This cocktail made of tequila with lemonade couldn’t get any easier: mix the two ingredients, stir, and enjoy!
With the right ratios of each, these two become the perfect drink to sip when the heat of the spring-summer season asks for a refreshing, light cocktail after a long day of work or to serve at a party. This a simple recipe for those of us who love tequila.
Learn More: Types of Tequila for Beginners
What is in Tequila Lemonade
I love cocktails that are exactly what the name says: tequila and lemonade! Which makes them really easy to make. And when these ingredients pair great together... wow!
- Tequila: silver or blanco, choose whatever brand you like best or some of the ones I recommend down below.
- Lemonade: homemade lemonade is great, but store-bought also works!
- Ice: because it's best enjoyed it chill.
- Lemon wedges: for garnish.
Learn More: Tequila Blanco for Beginners
How to Make Tequila Lemonade
Tequila with lemonade is one of the easiest cocktails you can make. So simple, so good! This is how is done:
- Fill the glass
Fill a tall glass with ice. Add the tequila, and then add the lemonade.
Using a spoon, stir to combine.
- Add Lemon
Squeeze a lemon wedge into the drink and garnish with another lemon wedge.
Chill, sip, and enjoy!
How do you mix tequila and lemonade?
I sometimes fill my glass with ice, pour the lemonade, add the tequila, and stir with a cocktail spoon. If I'm feeling fancy, I add it all to a shaker, give it a good shake, and pour the chilled mix over ice. Both work!
Which Tequila to Use for Tequila with Lemonade
This cocktail is made with silver or blanco tequila. If you don’t have a favorite brand, these are great options:
How to Serve Tequila Lemonade
With such an easy recipe, you can have fun with the garnishes! Enjoy tequila lemonade on the rocks by adding classic ice cubes, crescent ice, or gourmet ice for an elegant touch.
You can also make this tequila cocktail different every time with slices of lemon, jalapeño, or cucumber. Or add a little bit of salt or sugar around the rim of your glass for more Margarita-like flavors. You choose!
If you enjoy refreshing drinks like this one, you'll love this Cherry Limeade Margarita too!
- 2 ounces tequila, silver or blanco
- 6 ounces Lemonade
- Lemon wedges, for garnish
- Fill a tall glass with ice. Add the tequila and lemonade and with a spoon, stir to combine.
- Squeeze a lemon wedge into the drink and garnish with another wedge.