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Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

We’re big fans of the Classic Old Fashioned cocktail — it’s balanced, flavorful, and, when made right, hard to top. But we’re also equally big fans of quality tequila, which is why one of our all-time favorite twists on the Old Fashioned is this Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe. The combination of aged tequila, grapefruit, and orange bitters all stirred together makes for a smoky, citrus-y twist on the classic that instantly has us wishing we we’re weekend-ing in Mexico City. Or at the very least eating a large plate of mole in Oaxaca!

Now go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

Old Fashioned Cocktail Stirred On Bar Cart

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Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

This twist on the Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail uses aged tequila and a grapefruit peel for a more Mexican flavored take. Cheers to the Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 1 Cocktail


  • 2 ounces reposado tequila
  • 1/4 ounce Demerara syrup
  • 1 dash ANGOSTURA aromatic bitters
  • 1 dash ANGOSTURA orange bitters
  • grapefruit peel for garnish
  • Large ice cubes


  • To Make A Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail: Combine all the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Use a bar spoon to stir until the mixture is well combined, the glass is chilled and the liquid is a touch cloudy. Squeeze the grapefruit over the glass, drop it in, and serve immediately.
Keyword Aperitivo
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