Here are a few pointers on how to make tequila and a variety of recipes that one can try.
First and foremost, never use the powdered mix available in markets. You can use frozen brands or other prepared mixes which are usually good for basics. However, the best way to make Tequila is still one. Mix the juice and add all the ingredients from scratch in their original forms. Get a decent brand or you will get what you pay for.
Classic Margarita: You will be needing two ounces of Tequila, one tbsp. lime juice, One ounce of Triple sec and one lime slice. Rub the lime around the rim of glass and press it into salt. Mix the rest of the ingredients with ice cubes and shake to cool. Pour it into the salted glass and put the lime wedge on the rim.
1. Mix 8 ounces of Tequila
2. Ounces of Cointreau
3. Ounces of good triple sec
4. Ounces of good triple sec and a lot of ice cubes.
Blend in a blender until the mixture is smooth. Pour it into a chilled, salt rimmed glass and enjoy.
Tequila Sunrise: In a highball glass, pour some orange juice, two ounces of Tequila and ice. Drizzle two-three ounces of Grenadine over the ice and observe the sunrise.