Spirits & Wine

Herradura Tequila Cocktails

Our What to Drink series continues with  Herradura, a tequila that dates back to 1870.

Herradura Plata is aged for 45 days which gives it its light straw colour and makes it is the longest aged tequila on the market. Double distilled with 40% ABV, it has a vegetative and spicy flavour with agave and woody notes ending a smooth and warming finish.

L-R: Herradura Tequila, Agave Tommy’s Margarita, Paloma

If you don’t like to sip tequila neat or have it in a shot, try the cocktail recipes below:

Agave ‘Tommy’s’ Margarita

30mlHerradura Reposado
15ml Agave nectar (1:1 with water)
20ml Fresh lime juice

Shake and strain over ice. Serve in a highball or short glass. Garnish with lime wedge.


45ml Herradura Plata
15ml fresh lime juice
Pinch of salt flakes
Sparkling pink grapefruit soda

Build and stir over ice in above order. Serve in a Highball glass. Garnish with lime wheels, salt rim optional.



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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.