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Cara Cara Tequila Spritzer

April 18, 2022 (Last updated May 24, 2022) · Nicole Triebe

Cinco de Mayo is around the corner and this Cara Cara Tequila Spritzer is fresh, zesty, and full of flavor! Perfectly refreshing for hot summer nights!

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Why we love this Tequila Spritzer

It’s the perfect happy hour drink and a simple cocktail to sip on the patio this Cinco De Mayo! Additionally, this simple tequila spritzer doesn’t contain any additional sugar or simple syrup. Because of that, it’s also very light and refreshing. The addition of el Jimador Tequila Silver brings a bright citrus flavor to this cocktail recipe!

Key Ingredients for this Recipe

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el Jimador Tequila

el Jimador is so rich in flavor, and made with 100% hand-harvested blue Weber agave. It’s double distilled with sparkling clarity, so every sip comes to life! It really makes this cocktail!

Ginger Beer

A typical spritzer contains club soda, but the addition of ginger beer just brings an extra layer of flavor, and a little kick!

Cara Cara Orange Juice

Cara Cara Oranges are less tangy than other oranges due to their low acidity, and they’re much sweeter. They’re described as having red berry overtones, reminiscent of cherries, raspberries or cranberries. They add a wonderful

Lime Juice

Fresh lime juice is added at the end for another burst of freshness to this tequila spritzer recipe. You could even add lime wedges right in the glass!

Step By Step Instructions To Make This Cara Cara Tequila Spritzer

Combine el Jimador Tequila Silver, cara cara orange juice, in a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.

Shake until chilled, about 30 seconds.

Strain drink into a tall glass filled with a handful of ice. Top with ginger beer. 

tequila spritzer being poured from cocktail shaker into cocktail glass.  Tequila bottle, orange juice and flowers in the background
Ginger beer being poured from cocktail shaker into cocktail glass.  Tequila bottle, orange juice and flowers in the background

Additional Recipes To Try

Need more ideas for your Cinco de Mayo menu?

20 minutes smoked queso dip – Make the viral smoked queso dip in under 30 minutes! No charcoal grill or wood pellets necessary! It’s easy, delicious, and a total crowd pleaser!

Easy Mexican Pasta Salad – This Mexican Pasta Salad is the ultimate summer BBQ side dish! Colorful bowtie pasta + juicy tomatoes + black beans pair with a creamy avocado vinaigrette for a salad everyone will love!

Poblano and Black Bean Quesadillas – These Poblano and Black Bean Quesadillas are so simple and packed with flavor. These quesadillas come together quickly and disappear just as fast!

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Cara Cara Tequila Spritzer

  • Author: Nicole Triebe
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Cinco de Mayo is around the corner and this Cara Cara Tequila Spritzer is fresh, zesty, and full of flavor! It’s perfectly refreshing for hot summer nights.


Ingredients

Scale

1.5 oz el Jimador Tequila

2 oz fresh squeezed Cara Cara juice

One lime wedge

3 oz ginger beer


Instructions

Combine el Jimador Tequila Silver, cara cara orange juice, in a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.

Shake until chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain drink into a tall glass filled with a handful of ice. Top with ginger beer.


Keywords: tequila; spritzer; cocktail; orange juice

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1 Comment

  • Reply Allison May 21, 2022 at 4:31 pm

    Fun and delicious!

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