Learning how to make Patron cocktails is simple. Most cocktails only require a few ingredients and are easy to make. The hardest part of making Patron cocktails is choosing which of the many cocktail types to make. Patron makes several varieties of tequila that are well known for their smooth flavor, high quality and lower hangover potential than other popular tequilas. Patron has also begun making vodka and rum, but remains most well known for its tequila.
To make a Patron cocktail, you will need:
- Patron tequila
- Shot glass
- Martini glass or margarita glass
- Make a classic margarita. Classic Patron margaritas make cool, refreshing Patron cocktails, though they aren't as sweet as the typical house margarita you’d order in a bar. A classic Patron margarita is easy to make. Combine 3/4 oz. of lime juice, 1-1/2 oz. of Patron Silver and 1-1/2 oz. of Patron Citronge, pour over ice and garnish with a lime.
- Create a flavored Patron margarita. You can use Patron in any one of hundreds of specialty margarita recipes to make them Patron cocktails. Try a mint margarita. Use 1-1/2 oz. of any Patron tequila, 3 oz. of margarita mix, 1-1/2 oz. of crème de menthe and 1-1/2 oz. of Cointreau. Mix the ingredients together and serve over ice.
- Mix a tequila specialty drink. Patron silver can be used as the main ingredient in an espresso martini. Mix 3/4 oz. of Patron Silver, 3/4 oz. of Patron XO Cafe and 3/4 oz. of espresso. Shake over ice and strain into a sugar-rimmed glass. Add powdered chocolate to garnish these unique Patron cocktails.