Tequila Reposado is tequila that is aged for 2 to 12 months in oak barrels. It is rested, referring to its name reposado, meaning “rested” in Spanish. It has a smooth flavor and notes of oak, vanilla, and caramel. It offers strong hints of creamy texture with soft and subtle hues of vanilla, making it perfect for use in cocktails. It adds a sophisticated refinement to the flavor of the drink. An incredible Classic Margarita or a classy spin like the Hennessy Margarita or Grand Marnier Margarita. The reposado tequila adds great flavor notes to a highball drink like Tequila and Ginger Ale, lifting the flavors and providing them soft edges simultaneously.
Popular tequila drinks
- The Classic Margarita: This classic 1920’s tequila cocktail was invented in Mexico and is one of the most popular. It uses tequila Blanco or reposado to make a sweet but sophisticated blend.
- Tequila Sour: Mix up your tequila into a classic 1920’s sour cocktail, complete with egg white foam topping. It’s sweet-tart and refreshing.
- Tequila and Ginger Ale: The sweet, delicately bubbly brew makes a surprisingly tasty pair with the oaky and vanilla notes of reposado tequila.
- Tequila and Tonic: Who doesn’t love tequila and a good G&T? Swap out the gin for tequila, and you will have a whole new drink.
While making any of these cocktails, it depends on the person and your tastes what amount of alcohol you want to use, but be cautious as it can also change the drink’s taste.