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Article: 5 Autumnal Tequila Cocktails to Enjoy on Chilly Evenings


5 Autumnal Tequila Cocktails to Enjoy on Chilly Evenings

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As the leaves turn brilliant shades of red and gold, and the evenings grow cooler, it's the perfect time to transition from summer's light and refreshing cocktails to something with a bit more warmth and depth. Tequila, with its rich and complex flavours, can be the perfect base for crafting autumn-inspired cocktails. Whether you're hosting a cosy gathering with friends or simply want to unwind after a long day, these five autumnal Tequila cocktails will hit the spot on chilly evenings.



This delightful twist on a beloved summer classic will help you smoothly transition from beach parties to cosy blanket-on-the-sofa evenings. So, here is what you need for a Spiced Tequila Sunrise:
  • 50ml VIVIR Tequila Reposado

  • 90ml fresh apple juice

  • 15ml Maple Spice Syrup

  • 2 wedges of lime

  • A pinch of cinnamon

  • Apple slice and maraschino cherry for garnish


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.

  2. Pour in the Tequila and apple juice, squeeze in the lime and stir gently.

  3. Slowly drizzle the maple spice syrup over the back of a spoon, allowing it to settle at the bottom of the glass.

  4. Sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon on top.

  5. Garnish with an apple slice and a maraschino cherry. Serve with a straw and enjoy the layered colours and flavours.



As the leaves begin to don their vibrant autumn colours and the air turns crisp, there's no better way to celebrate autumn's arrival than with a Caramel Apple Margarita. This one-of-a-kind cocktail combines the familiar comfort of sweet, juicy apples with the indulgence of rich caramel, and the bold spirit of Tequila. For this comforting cocktail, you will need:

  • 50ml VIVIR Tequila Añejo

  • 15ml apple liqueur

  • 15ml caramel syrup

  • 15ml freshly squeezed lime juice

  • Apple slice and caramel drizzle for garnish


  1. Rim a margarita glass with caramel syrup (optional).

  2. Fill a shaker with ice and add the Tequila, apple liqueur, caramel syrup, and lime juice.

  3. Shake well and strain the mixture into the prepared glass.

  4. Garnish with a thin apple slice and a drizzle of caramel syrup.



This autumnal Paloma variation marries the crisp and cosy flavours of autumn with the fun of a Paloma. This iteration of the classic drink offers a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness with a touch of effervescence. For this fun cocktail, you will need:

  • 60ml VIVIR Tequila Blanco

  • 15ml freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 5ml dark agave syrup (adjust to taste)

  • Sparkling grape soda

  • Frozen red grapes for garnish

  • Ice


  1. In a shaker, combine tequila, apple cider, lime juice, and agave syrup.

  2. Fill a highball glass with ice.

  3. Pour the mixture over the ice in the glass.

  4. Top off with sparkling grapefruit soda to your desired level.

  5. Stir gently to combine the ingredients.

  6. Garnish with a thin apple slice and a lime wheel.

  7. Enjoy!



Step away from the familiar classics and dive into an autumnal flavour journey with the Pumpkin Spice Margarita. This unique twist on the timeless Tequila-based cocktail promises to elevate your chilli autumn evenings. A must-try for Tequila aficionados seeking something new. So, here is what you need for a delicious Pumpkin Spice Margarita:

  • 50ml VIVIR Tequila Reposado

  • 15ml Pumpkin Spice Liqueur

  • 15ml triple sec

  • 30ml fresh apple juice

  • 15ml freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 2 tbsp of sugar for the rim

  • A pinch of cinnamon for rim


  1. Mix the sugar and cinnamon together.

  2. Rim a margarita glass with the sugar mixture.

  3. Fill a shaker with ice and add Tequila, Pumpkin Spice Liqueur, Triple Sec, and apple juice.

  4. Shake well and strain into the rimmed glass.

  5. Enjoy!



Accompany the season's beautiful colours with a Smoky Maple Tequila Sour. This cocktail effortlessly blends tequila's boldness with the comforting hug of maple syrup, all wrapped in a subtle smoky embrace. To enjoy this drink, you will need:

  • 50ml VIVIR Tequila Añejo

  • 20ml maple syrup

  • 25ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • A splash mezcal

  • 1 dash of angostura bitters

  • Lemon twist for garnish


  1. In a shaker filled with ice, combine Tequila, maple syrup, lemon juice, and Mezcal.

  2. Shake vigorously and strain into a glass filled with ice.

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist, releasing its oils over the drink for added aroma.


As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, these autumnal Tequila cocktails will warm your spirits and bring the cosy vibes of autumn right to your glass. Experiment with these recipes, or create your own Tequila-infused concoctions to make your chilly evenings even more enjoyable. Cheers to a season filled with flavourful sips and good company!

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