Bored with the classic Margarita? Does that sour pucker of fresh lime make your mouth feel like you’ve eaten an entire box of Sour Patch Kids? Meet the Margarita’s easy going cousin, the Baja Gold. The drink swaps out lime juice for fresh pineapple juice and uses a reposado tequila instead of a blanco tequila for added depth.
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Recommended Tequila: Pueblo Viejo Reposado, Siete Leguas Reposado, Cazadores Reposado
The Acapulco cocktail is the beautiful love child of a Hemingway Daiquiri and a Margarita. Originally from (you guessed it) Acapulco, Mexico, it’s made with both tequila and rum as well as a fruity mix of lime, pineapple and grapefruit juice. If you’re looking for the perfect summertime libation, look no further.