I’m a huge fan of fruity Mexican drinks, and I love to make them at home! They are so easy to make, and they taste amazing. The best part is that you can add whatever fruit or flavorings you want to give your twist on the classic drink.
Mexican cocktails have numerous unusual ingredient combinations, which makes them full of surprises. Therefore, try these drinks if you want something to blow your mind away in addition to various Mexican foods.
When people think of Mexican drinks, the margarita may be the first thing that springs to mind. However, there are other genuine beverages in our lovely nation that I am sure you will enjoy from the first sip.
So please keep reading to learn more about these fruity Mexican drinks and to discover their amazingness. Scroll down to continue enjoying the show!
Many elegant, fruity, and entertaining margarita recipes are available, but none compare to the original: the classic Tequila and lime drink with a salted rim. Additionally, with this recipe, you’ll get exactly that.
You need Tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice (and slices for garnishes), agave nectar, and sea salt to prepare; it only takes five minutes. That is as simple and quick as it gets.
2. Agua Fresca de Pepino
Agua Fresca de Pepino is also one of the most amazing fruity Mexican drinks, especially if you are on a diet. Mexican agua frescas are popular and well-known.
One of them is Agua Fresca de Pepino, produced with fresh cucumbers. Additionally, you can substitute any fruit (such as strawberries or apples) or even hibiscus flowers for cucumbers.
The finest beverages for keeping your body hydrated and in shape are Aguas Frescas. Particularly diet-friendly and helpful for weight loss is agua fresca de Pepino.
Who said it’s impossible to party while on a diet? For preparation, you need watermelon, cucumber, mint leaves, lemon juice, sugar, and ice cubes.
Another well-known Mexican beverage is the Paloma cocktail. Paloma is distinguished by its bubbly, fruity flavor, which originates from grapefruit soda, one of its key components.
This delicious drink has been around since the 1920s, when it was created by a bartender named Jose “Pancho” Feliciano.
Palomas is usually served in tall glasses filled with crushed ice. However, you can use a shaker instead. It would help if you had grapefruit juice, club soda, grenadine, and a maraschino cherry for its preparation.
Sangria is another famous Mexican drink that originated in Spain. It is made with red wine, orange liqueur, brandy, and sometimes cinnamon.
It is often served chilled and accompanied by tapas. You can serve sangria, either hot or cold. To do so, add a little bit of warm water. For its preparation, you need red wine, orange liquor, brandy, and spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
Mojitos are very popular in fruit Mexican drinks and Cuba. They are made with rum, mint leaves, and freshly squeezed lime juice.
They are typically served in tall glasses filled up with crushed ice. The best way to enjoy this refreshing drink is to take a big gulp and slowly sip it. The ingredients include, among others, white rum, mint leaves, lime juice, and sparkling mineral water.
Do you believe it has a “punch”-like quality? You made a good approximation. Furthermore, Ponche is the name for fruit punch in Mexico.
It is typically served around the holidays and gets its flavorful freshness from using seasonal fruits, primarily tejocotes.
Additionally, it can be prepared the day before your event and warmed up just before serving. Others prefer the cold. Family get-togethers are a fantastic time for Mexican ponche. The ingredients include, amongst others, pineapple, mango, guava, papaya, and coconut milk.
7. Charro Negro
This Mexican twist on the traditional rum and Coke combines lime juice, gold tequila, and cola as a wonderful mid-afternoon beverage. You can prepare it at home by mixing all the ingredients in a blender.
8. Mangonada (Mango Chamoyada)
Mangonada is also one of the most amazing fruity Mexican drinks. This drink is so exquisite that even if it were the worst thing I’ve ever consumed,
I’d still love it. Happily, mangonada tastes fantastic as well. The swirls of yellow, orange, and red are beautiful.
Additionally, it’s quick to prepare (15 minutes), flavorful, and surprisingly satisfying. Additionally, you’ll like eating the fruit bits mixed in, making it both a drink and a snack.
It is pretty sweet and tart because of the lime and mangoes, but you’ll also add some chile lime seasoning to it, adding some heat.
Tepache, a fermented but alcohol-free Mexican beverage, is created from pineapple peel and core—not the flesh. Therefore, keep the tinned pineapple slices.
Furthermore, in Mexico, street sellers sell tepache in plastic cups as you stroll the streets. Meanwhile, a relatively simple fermentation process makes Tepache.
Therefore, there is no need for elaborate machinery. In addition, the solution is a clay pot or a wooden barrel.
Make the fermentation at least two or three days in advance because it is a necessary stage in creating a real tepache.
10. Strawberry Horchata/Orxata
Horchata, also known as Arcata, is a popular Mexican beverage that quickly gives you energy. It has a creamy texture and is made of rice.
Furthermore, it used to be homemade, but nowadays, you can buy packaged horchata cocktails and horchata syrups.
Additionally, making this delectable beverage from scratch isn’t too tricky, and adding strawberries makes it a tasty and healthful summer beverage. Nothing less than strawberry milk may be found in strawberry horchata. Say “Pretty in pink!” instead.
11. Cinco De Mayo
Next on our list of Mexican Fruity Drinks is Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every year on May 5
Furthermore, it commemorates the victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla during the Mexican War of Independence.
It was a significant turning point in the war against Spain. Additionally, the battle took place on May 5, 1862.
There is no better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than to sip on this short cocktail made with Tequila, lime juice, and grenadine.
12. Smoky Basil Oaxacan Mezcal Cocktail
Check out this recipe if you want a smoky, herbaceous, salty, and pretty darn near ideal cocktail. The preparation time is only five to ten minutes, and the list of materials is concise: mezcal, lime wedges, basil leaves, lime juice, agave syrup, ice, and bacon salt for the rim.
13. El Gavilan
This Paloma variant combines a complex array of flavors for a tart and effervescent cocktail. It was named after a well-known Mexican song. You will find this refreshing drink in many bars throughout Mexico.
14. Tequila Sunrise
This version uses fresh limes instead of bottled lime juice, a classic margarita variation. In addition, the Tequila is replaced by silver Tequila, which is more potent and smoother. Finally, the citrus juices are swapped for grapefruit juice.
Daiquiri is also one of the most amazing fruity Mexican drinks you should try. Mexican drinks come in a variety of flavors and styles, including daiquiri.
Rum, lemon juice, and a sweetener are the primary components of an authentic Mexican daiquiri. Additionally, there are also fruity variations like the avocado and banana daiquiris.
If you want a frozen daiquiri instead of a liquid cooler, there is another version that employs crushed ice. Different liqueurs are used to make frozen daiquiris.
Furthermore, if someone tries to steer you away from daiquiris by calling them girlie drinks, avoid them since you might miss out on the refreshment this traditional offers you. The cocktail is simple to make. As long as there are no strawberries, daiquiris are not girlie.
16. Mexican Candy
The fruity, moderately Mexican solid candy shots are not widely known. As they are not hefty, you can take multiple pictures.
Additionally, you only need Tequila, watermelon juice, and a dash (or several dashes, depending on how hot you want). The shots are ready for a shoot after a good shake with ice.
A two-dimensional flavor is produced by the hot sauce’s spice and the sweetness of the watermelon. Mexican candy is typically served in shots, but you can drink it in a pint. To pour a drink, there are no rules!
17. Melon Apple Fizz
We have a sweet treat for you if spicily flavored Mexican alcoholic beverages aren’t your taste.
This emerald-colored cocktail contains Tequila, Midori, hazy apple juice, and lemon juice. Additionally, Tequila enjoys the good melon flavor and sweetness provided by Midori.
Every serious cocktail enthusiast understands that Midori is an undervalued ingredient in any cocktail. In an old-fashioned glass with green apple slices on top, serve your melon apple fizz.
18. White Wine Citrus Sangria
Red wine is used to make traditional sangria, as you already saw in the traditional recipe. Enjoy this cocktail with a twist by using white wine instead of red.
Without rushing on your big day, you may prepare it in large quantities and preserve it in the refrigerator.
Meanwhile, this light white wine citrus sangria can be served elegantly. Although you can use any fruit, pineapple gives it a fruitier flavor.
However, ensure the fruits are still fresh and use the amounts listed in the recipe. This recipe demonstrates how brandy may enhance wine cocktails.
19. Blueberry Mojito
Last on our list of incredible fruity Mexican drinks is the Blueberry Mojito. One of the most cherished summertime treats is the blueberry.
Additionally, there are numerous blueberry recipes in Mexican food, including salsas, pies, and chimichangas.
This blueberry mojito came to us as a gift because it didn’t forget about mojitos either. This Mexican non-alcoholic beverage will keep you cool all day in the summer, thanks to its cooling mint flavor.
You can use basil or almost any pleasant-smelling herb. Rum is still a popular ingredient for making mojitos the traditional way. Your mojitos will taste amazing if you use high-quality white rum.
In conclusion, these delicious fruity Mexican drinks are perfect for celebrating special occasions. You don’t have to worry about being called a girlie when drinking one of these refreshing drinks.