Tequila Sunset

by XuCharles on May 12, 2023

Tequila Sunset


Tequila Sunset is a refreshing cocktail that embodies the vibrant and colorful spirit of the American Southwest. This drink features tequila, orange juice, and grenadine, creating a beautiful gradient of colors that evokes the stunning sunsets of the desert landscape. The combination of sweet and tangy flavors makes it a perfect drink for warm summer evenings or beach vacations. The Tequila Sunset has become a popular classic cocktail that is enjoyed by both tequila lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike.


1 c. ice

1 1/2 oz. tequila

4 oz. orange or grapefruit juice

1/2 oz. grenadine

Maraschino cherry or mandarin, for garnish


Step 1 Fill serving glass with ice, tequila and juice.

Step 2 Add grenadine, garnish with cherry or mandarin and serve.


Cocktails are best enjoyed right after making and do not work as a make-ahead drink because the soda will go flat. 

If you tried this classic cocktail, let us know how it came out in the comments below!

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