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Does tequila taste good with orange soda? Yes, Tequila and orange soda taste so good together. It is a sweet orange flavored cocktail that is sure to please.
What is a Tequila and Orange Soda?
Tequila and orange soda is a simple cocktail that tastes pretty much just like orange soda but with a slightly sweet bite added in from the tequila. It is very easy to make and has a fizzy and fruity taste making it perfect for summer and springtime occasions.
Tequila is a liquor that is typically made from a blue agave plant. It typically is a sweet liquor that has undertones of citrus and a little spicy pepper.
There are several types of tequila such as gold, silver and respado. The main difference in each type of tequila is the way and amount of time it has been aged. While you can use any type of tequila in the strength, silver is the most common.
Orange soda is exactly what it sounds like. It is a carbonated soda water that is sweetened and flavored like oranges. There are many different brands of orange soda you can purchase such as Fanta or Sunkist to name a few. It is one of the best sodas to mix with tequila due to it’s sweet citrus flavor.
If you don’t have any orange soda on hand, you can even make your own by mixing soda water and orange juice. This will result in a slightly less sweet lighter tasting cocktail.
When to serve this drink
With the sweet fizzy taste of this cocktail is well suited for several different occasions. Here are a few times you might want to think of serving this one up.
- summertime sipping
- afternoon pool parties
- spring or summer barbecues
- 4th of July get togethers
How to make this drink:
This cocktail is super easy to make, it only takes two ingredients which are both easy to find. You’ll only need a few minutes to toss and stir this one together.
- 2 oz Tequila
- 4 oz Orange Soda
As you get ready to make your drink you first want to insure you have everything you need. Get your highball glass, bar spoon, jigger, orange soda, tequila and ice ready to go.
Go ahead and take your ice and fill your glass with it almost completely to the top.
Go ahead and take your tequila as well as your jigger. Then, use your jigger to measure out 2 oz of tequila. Pour your tequila into your glass.
Go ahead and take your orange soda as well as your jigger. Then, use your jigger to measure out 4 oz of orange soda. For your orange soda into your glass with your ice and your tequila.
Note: when you’re making this drink if you’d like to adjust the strongness of the tequila flavor you can simply do so by topping it off a little more with orange soda to lighten the tequila flavor or cutting back on the orange soda slightly to enhance the tequila flavor.
Before you get to drinking your drink, you want to make sure you have mixed everything well. Use your bar spoon to stir everything together completely.
Tequila and Orange Soda
- bar spoon
- highball glass
- 2 oz tequila
- 4 oz orange soda
- Gather up all the ingredients and equipment needed for your drink.
- Pick up some ice and add it to your glass until the glass it almost filled to the top.
- Grab up your tequila and jigger. Measure 2 oz of tequila with the jigger and dump the tequila into your glass.
- Grab up your orange soda and jigger. Measure 4 oz of orange soda with the jigger and dump the orange soda into your glass.Note: If you want to temper the tequila flavor a little, you can top the glass off with orange soda.
- Grab up your bar spoon and then use it to thoroughly mix together your drink.