The 7 Best Tequila Cocktails with Honey

The 7 Best Tequila Cocktails with Honey

From vibrant margaritas infused with the luscious essence of honey to innovative concoctions that elevate tequila to new heights, this list of the best tequila cocktails with honey is a treasure trove of luxurious and unique libations. Unleash your senses and savor the harmonious marriage of tequila's fiery spirit and honey's delicate sweetness in these handcrafted creations.

peach margarita cocktail with honey

Tequila Cocktails with Honey

Tequila cocktails with honey are an absolute delight for your taste buds. The combination of tequila's bold and fiery spirit with the gentle sweetness of honey creates a harmonious blend of flavors that you’re sure to love.

Enjoy a cocktail with honey for irresistibly smooth, luscious, and refreshing flavors. These cocktails offer a unique and unforgettable drinking experience that will leave you craving more.

Our 7 Favorite Honey Tequila Cocktail Recipes

1. Skinny Margarita

Embrace the trend, because Skinny Margaritas are officially here to stay!

Crafted with simple ingredients, this light and flavorful tequila cocktail with honey is a healthier twist on the classic margarita. Start with tequila and fresh lime juice for a tangy base, then sweeten the mix with a touch of honey. 

skinny margarita cocktails with a jar of honey and lime

You’ll be able to keep it light by swapping out traditional sugary mixers with sparkling water. Don’t forget to rim the glass with salt!

Savor the invigorating blend of tequila, citrus, and a hint of honey in this guilt-free margarita that will quench your thirst and leave you feeling revitalized.

2. Honey Rye Crush

Swap out the whiskey in this Honey Rye Crush for silver tequila to make this a honey tequila cocktail.

rye honey tequila cocktail in a martini glass

This enticing beverage combines the robustness of spirits with the natural sweetness of honey and the refreshing zest of lemon juice. You’ll muddle fresh mint leaves and honey together, then add the alcohol and lemon juice. For an impressive presentation, garnish with a sprig of mint.

This sophisticated libation is a true delight for cocktail enthusiasts seeking a unique and flavorful experience.

3. Smoked Rosemary Paloma with Honey

Palomas are typically made with mezcal on its own, but you can easily add tequila to this Smoked Rosemary Paloma with Honey to amplify the flavors.

This honey tequila cocktail recipe combines the vibrant flavors of grapefruit, lime, and tequila with the aromatic essence of rosemary and a touch of honey. Start by smoking rosemary sprigs to infuse a captivating aroma. Then, combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, tequila, and honey and add the smoked sprig as garnish.

paloma cocktail with honey jar and grapefruit juice

Savor the yummy blend of smoky rosemary, citrusy notes, tequila and mezcal’s boldness, and the subtle sweetness of honey in this unforgettable paloma variation.

4. Tequila Bee’s Knees

Have you ever heard of the Bee’s Knees cocktail made with gin, lemon juice, and honey? Well, this Tequila Bee’s Knees features tequila and mezcal instead.

Made with a perfect blend of spirits, honey, lemon juice, and bitters, it’s a sophisticated honey tequila cocktail and a true testament to the beauty of simplicity. A dash of bitters and a lemon twist garnish adds even more elegance to the mix. 

tequila honey bee cocktails with honey
photo by  Liquor.com / Tim Nusog

 

We recommend using our Orange Blossom Honey for added citrus flavor!

5. Easy Mojito Recipe with Honey

This is another one of those cocktails with honey that can easily be made with tequila. Simply use it instead of the traditional rum.

This refreshing Mojito Recipe with Honey brings together the classic mojito elements you know and love with a touch of honey for added sweetness. This drink requires you to muddle fresh mint leaves and lime wedges together with honey and tequila.

mojito honey tequila cocktail with berries and mint

This cocktail with honey will transport you to a tropical paradise with each sip.

6. Peach Margarita Recipe with Honey

There are many ways to update traditional margarita recipes, and one of our favorites is this Peach Margarita Recipe with Honey

It combines the sweetness of juicy summer fruit with the vibrant flavors of citrus. Begin by blending fresh peaches, lime juice, tequila, and honey until smooth. Rim your glass with salt, and garnish with a peach slice and lime wedge for a tropical touch. 

peach margarita cocktail with honey on a platter with ingredients

This margarita will take you on a nostalgic journey to sun-soaked summer days.

7. Honey Highball Cocktail

With its crisp and balanced profile, this Honey Highball is a delightful choice for those seeking a light and flavorful beverage.

Featuring a tantalizing infusion of tequila, honey simple syrup, and soda water, it’s subtly sweet, fizzy, and light. 

honey highball cocktail with honey on a table
photo by olmeccaltos.com

 

All you have to do is combine the tequila and honey, stir, and pour over ice. It’s the perfect cocktail with honey if you’re looking for something that you can put together easily and quickly. Try it with our Spring Honey blend for added floral flavor.

What Does Honey do to Tequila?

Honey enhances the flavor profile of tequila cocktails, providing a smooth and velvety texture while balancing out the tequila's intensity. It also adds depth and richness, complementing the agave notes and creating a harmonious fusion of flavors. 

What Kind of Tequila Works Best in Cocktails with Honey?

When it comes to tequila cocktails with honey, we always recommend that you use high-quality, 100% agave tequila. Blanco or silver tequila are our personal favorites. They boast a clean and vibrant flavor profile, which pairs well with the sweetness of honey.

Can I Use Different Types of Honey in Tequila Cocktails?

Absolutely! Experiment with our different varietals of honey, such as Wildflower, Clover, Orange Blossom, and more. Each will impart unique flavors to your tequila cocktails. Try out different types of honey to discover the nuances they bring to your drinks.

Incorporate Tequila into Your Cocktails with Honey

From honey-infused margaritas to a honey highball or a smoky paloma, these drinks offer a delightful balance of sweetness and boldness. Whether you're a tequila enthusiast or a cocktail aficionado, exploring the world of tequila honey cocktails is a journey worth taking. 

Raise your glass and savor the harmonious union of tequila's fiery spirit and the golden touch of nature's sweet nectar. Cheers to the extraordinary world of tequila honey cocktails!


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