If you define traveling with food and drinks along with sightseeing, then you are a foodie-lover. This practice of trying every possible thing in a new place is the best gift you can give to yourself. Make this a habit and indulge in the exotic flavors of every country you visit. Here is a list of some of the most renowned drinks in Mexico that shouldn’t be given a miss.
Margaritas are famous in each and every corner of the world because they are made in so many different ways and all of them are pretty delicious. Traditional Margaritas are usually made from lime juice, tequila and triple sec. These three things are essential for preparing the best Margarita in the most traditional way. So, with these three ingredients, it becomes a cocktail served with salt on the rim of the glass. If you are in Mexico, you should definitely try this one out in its most traditional form along with many other varieties. A lot of margaritas are curated using fruits and tamarinds for a tangy flavor. This tangy flavor, in turn, gives this margarita a punch just like other flavors of mango, passion fruit, and pomegranate.
Also referred to as Cerveza Preparada, this one is a beer-bases cocktail and thus is a kind of prepared beer using many other ingredients like lime juice, hot assorted sauces, and spices. This mixture of so many distinct ingredients is definitely a must-try in Mexico because it is a unique drink. There are a lot of variations for this one too and all of them are a must-try. If you are feeling lethargic by any chance, this amazing drink will cheer you up and make you feel refreshed like never before. It is served in a chilled salt-rimmed glass. If you want to try something else that does not contain hot sauce, then try Chelada which includes only lime juice, ice, and a salted rim. You can also try Maggi sauce and slices for orange for an exquisite flavor.
A tequila-based cocktail, Paloma is one of the best drinks you will have in Mexico. This one is made exclusively with a Mexican grapefruit-flavored soft drink like Fresca or Squirt, tequila Blanco, and ice. Also, for a tangy flavor, it is served with a wedge of lime. The thing about this drink is that it is for all those who actually love tequila but find it too strong. They can then have this amazing drink and enjoy the level of refreshment it gives. Get tequila down your throat with an easy-breezy grapefruit flavor. It is also served by adding a line of salt to the brim and making way for recovering from hangover already. A popular drink in all parts of Mexico, you can have easy access to it even in soda cans. Nonetheless, it can be prepared freshly at your home bar too. Do not give this one a miss!
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Another great drink in Mexico! If you don’t like either if the abovementioned drinks, then that is because you haven’t tried them together. Anejo tequilas and mezcals that are aged for at least a year will turn out to be much yummier than the ones that are dated at present. A year-old tequila and mezcal will be much smoother and tastier and that is why it is recommended to try them for sure. Moreover, you can always pick some additional flavors to mix them together and derive a tangy or sweet taste- just how you like. Go for a mixture of distinct flavors like sal de Gusano, salt mixed with chili powder for a flavor to remember forever. This Mexican drink will grab your throat and will not let you drink just one.
As the name suggests, this one literally means freshwaters or cool waters because it does exactly the same for you. This exotic drink is made from fruit juice, water and sometimes cane sugar too. This fruit juice is made using different specialty fruits like watermelon, pineapple, jamaica for the most exquisite flavor. This will help you feel refreshed on a sunny day and will give you appropriate hydration as all the fruits used are water-based. Aguas Frescas is a must-try in Mexico and is easily available there. It is sold by street vendors, restaurants and juice bars too.