When it comes to Mexican beverages, one always thinks of Corona and tequila. But know that there is more to what meets the eye when it comes to such beverages. Surely the northern countries may have a lot to offer, but the southern side must never be underestimated as well. Here are the cocktails you must definitely try when in Mexico.
When in Mexico, do what the Mexicans do. This classic beverage called Michelada must never be missed. It contains lime juice, clamato hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and salt. This is usually topped with a chile and the glasses are chilled and rimmed with salt. It is loaded with cold light beer. And keep in mind that this is just a typical chelada, there are endless variations to it when you add chelada mix.
Paloma or dove/pigeon in Spanish is also Mexicans’ favorite. This simple and tidy beverage is served in an ice cold, salt rimmed glass that equips a mixture of tequila, grapefruit soda and lime juice. It is best to serve it cold only. It is ideal to be deemed as a pre-meal beverage, is a straightforward recipe and perfectly refreshing on a hot Mexico City day.
- Ruso blanco
This is typically Mexican in flavor because of an ingredient called Kahlua. This is also called white Russian in English and the taste is known because of adding milk, evaporated or otherwise. If you have e=never tried this, then visit Mexico by all means and give white Russian a try.
This typical Mexican cocktail has a colorful history and a murky past. Surely, it is traveler’s favorite, and must always be sipped on when in Mexico City. Its base recipe is hands down basic, all you need to do is add tequila, lime, Cointreau, and sugar served in a chilled and salt rimmed glass. There are endless variations to margarita. You can also experiment with fruity or frozen flavors.
- Charro negro
This simple cocktail is based on paloma. This literally translates to black cowboy and is made by mixing coke and tequila in a chilled glass that is rimmed with salt and lime juice. Very often, salt and lime are also combined to the drink itself. It is recommended to not skip this before you even try it. Trust this article, it will be worth it!