Cantaritos Tequila Cocktail
Cantaritos Tequila Cocktail

Cantaritos Cocktail Recipe

The Cantaritos is a commonly made drink made in bars and road side stalls in Jalisco, Mexico. The clay pot it is served within is often used as a disposable take away cup. It does contain three acidic/citrus ingredients so I would recommend trying it with a touch of agave for balance. Features many similarities to that of a Paloma cocktail.
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  • 60 mL Reposado Tequila 2 oz
  • 60 mL Orange Juice 2 oz
  • 30 mL Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice 1 oz
  • 22.5 mL Fresh Lime Juice ¾ oz
  • Dash of Grapefruit Soda
  • Pinch of Salt


  • Combine all the ingredients except the grapefruit soda into your cocktail shaker
  • Briefly shake with ice
  • Dump contents into a clay mug or high ball glass
  • Garnish with a lime and grapefruit wedge
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