What tequila is best for a sunrise cocktail?
Tequila Sunrise

The best tequila for a sunrise cocktail would be an aged or reposado tequila. Reposado tequilas are aged for two to twelve months, giving them a smoother, richer flavour that pairs well with the sweet and tangy flavours of a sunrise cocktail.

How to make the best Tequila Sunrise cocktail

The Tequila Sunrise is an iconic cocktail that has been enjoyed since the 1970s. It is a refreshing blend of tequila, orange juice, and grenadine syrup that creates a beautiful layered drink. The tequila provides a strong kick, while the orange juice and grenadine add a hint of sweetness. The combination of flavours and colours make the Tequila Sunrise a popular choice for any occasion. With the right ingredients and a few simple steps, you can make the perfect Tequila Sunrise to share with friends and family.


  • 60 ml reposado tequila
  • 120 ml orange juice
  • 15 ml grenadine
  • Ice cubes
  • Orange slice, for garnish


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in the tequila and orange juice and stir to combine.
  3. Slowly pour in the grenadine.
  4. Garnish with an orange slice and serve.


Tequila is an acquired taste. For a more delicate alternative, substitute the Tequila with 1st Principles Organic Vodka.