4 Festive Drinks to Make With Tequila and Mezcal
Have you heard? Christmas is coming to town, which means it’s time to gather with friends and family to enjoy the special holiday with yummy food and festive drinks!
If you’re tired of making the same old boring cocktails around the holidays, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to help you spice this year up with some deliciously festive holiday cocktails with tequila and mezcal! No more boring lime margaritas or canned beer.
Are you ready to blow your friends and family away with your bartending skills this Christmas? Here, we’re sharing some of our favorite holiday cocktail recipes that you absolutely have to try out this year. Just keep on reading to find out more!
1. Eggnog Mezcal
Eggnog is a yummy traditional holiday drink that’s been around for ages. However, it’s time to change things up a little by adding mezcal. Follow this recipe for an eggnog classic with a little twist.
- 6 oz whiskey
- 4 oz mezcal
- 1 vanilla bean
- 6 eggs, separated
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 cup cream
First, split the vanilla bean and mix it with whiskey. Next, add sugar to the eggs and whisk them until they are smooth and creamy. Finish by combining whiskey and mezcal. The creamy flavor of the drink mixed with the pop of cinnamon and the smoothness of mezcal is sure to delight your guests!
2. Cranberry Margarita
The sweet, fruity taste of cranberry is to be enjoyed all season long, and now you can enjoy it in your seasonal margaritas! So say goodbye to the boring cranberry vodka and add a twist to your holiday margaritas with this super simple recipe.
- 1 cup cranberry juice
- 6 oz cup fresh lime juice
- 6 oz tequila
- 4 oz orange-flavored liqueur
Throw into the jar of a blender all the ingredients and let them do the magic. The flavor of the cranberries will add a fruity tang to your guests’ margaritas, and they’ll be begging for more.
3. Christmas Punch
What are the holidays without a good old Christmas punch? You can make your holiday gathering that much more holly jolly by trying out this recipe for Christmas punch.
- 6 oz cup pineapple juice
- 6 oz cup cranberry juice
- 4 oz Herradura Double Barrel Reposado tequila
Featuring pineapple juice, cranberry juice, Squirt soda, tequila, cranberries, and limes, this punch is the perfect fruity and fresh drink option for any kind of holiday party.
4. Peppermint Margarita
Who doesn’t love the cool, spicy taste of peppermint around the holidays? But, while you usually make peppermint bark and enjoy a cup of peppermint mocha at Christmas, you’ve probably never had a peppermint margarita before. And it’s time that you should!
- 4 oz tequila
- 2 oz simple syrup
- 4 oz lime juice
- 6 oz cranberry juice
- crushed peppermint for rim
If you want to make these margaritas look even more Christmas-y, don’t be afraid to add some red and white sprinkles over the ice when you’re finished.
Everyone Will Enjoy These Holiday Cocktails With Tequila and Mezcal
This year, it’s time to spice things up during the Christmas season with festive drinks that everyone will love. Now that you know these recipes, you can enjoy whipping up these holiday cocktails with tequila and mezcal at your own gatherings.
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