When you entertain at home or want to try something new at the bar, it pays to have a list of bestselling drinks to choose from. By opting for the best types of tequila, you can make quite a range of cocktails sure to suit anyone.
This gold tequila is perhaps the world's most popular type of tequila and is ideal for making a classic margarita or a tequila sunrise. This type of tequila is a blend of reposado and is 51% agave, giving it a smooth taste that's ideal for mixed drinks.
With a bit of a peppery taste, this clear tequila has just a hint of citrus that's rounded out by a warm finish. This type of tequila is bottled immediately after it's made and that makes it a delicious choice for a calaveras margarita or an authentic Paloma.
Sierra Silver has been being made by three generations of the same family in a historical hacienda in Guadalajara. This mild tequila is smooth and is the perfect thing to pair with lime juice in a margarita. It also takes centre stage when used to make a Chilano special.
A lesser known tequila, this one still deserves a spot on this bestselling list due to its light agave flavour, blended with pepper, allspice, caramel, vanilla and orange. Use this tasty tequila to make a sangrita or tequila sour.
This type tequila is distilled in Jalisco, Mexico and is one of the most popular brands you can find. The Blanco version is crisp with distinct notes of grapefruit and is crafted from the blue agave plant. If you want a tequila to enjoy neat or on the rocks, this is the one for you.
Made from 100% blue agave plants, this type of tequila is aged for 11 months and has a delicious vanilla and cinnamon taste. Use it to make a delicious Hacienda Fizz, a Reposado Manhattan or a delightful twist on a classic margarita.
This white tequila is gaining some fame and is likely to be showing up on store shelves in more places as time goes by. It has a unique peppery taste, paired with lemon and lime. That makes it the perfect choice for any type of margarita, but it can also be enjoyed on the rocks.
Considered a top shelf choice, this kind of tequila makes a prime margarita. It has a smooth finish and a tasty blend of fruit and pepper. It's double distilled so it really stands out served on the rocks or in a tequila sunrise.
George Clooney had a hand in creating this tequila and you're going to love it straight from the bottle. Try it with salt and a twist of lime. Created as a sipping tequila, it's smooth finish and citrus flavour is award winning. If you want a cocktail, try it in a prickly pear margarita or a mezcal lemonade.
Patron often takes the top spot as the best tequila around. The silver version has a tasty fruit and citrus flavour with notes of pepper that are subtle in just the right amounts. Made in Jalisco, this is a top shelf tequila that works well for any flavour of margarita but is also a prime choice for a silver breeze.