Mexican Firing Squad

Main Spirit Tequila, Blanco
Difficulty Easy
Technique Shaken

If you want a fun and delicious drink that’s a bit more under the radar than a Margarita or a Paloma, you should try a Mexican Firing Squad. The Grenadine adds only a little sweetness and you can also top with a little Soda Water if you want to create a longer, cooling drink.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. 60ml Tequila Blanco
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Grenadine
  • 4-5 dash 4-5 dash Angostura Bitters
Display: oz. ml.

Glass

Rocks

Instructions

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over ice.

Garnish

Lime wheel

More about this cocktail

First documented in Charles H. Baker’s ‘Gentleman’s Companion’ as having been discovered at the La Cucaracha Bar in Mexico City in 1937.

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