Strawberry Tequila Sodas

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These strawberry tequila sodas are refreshing and super easy to make! They consist of tequila, tonic water (or club soda) and lime juice with a few muddled strawberries. Perfect summer cocktail for a warm day!

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Strawberry sodas with straws on a platter.

You’ve probably heard of the classic rum and coke or vodka soda, but it’s not often you’ll hear about a tequila soda! Similar to a gin and tonic, but made with tequila. We added muddled strawberry to add a little natural flavor and color to the cocktail.

This cocktail reminds me of our other favorite, low sugar cocktail, Ranch Water. Ranch water is also made with tequila and sparkling water. It’s one of our favorite summer cocktail recipes too!

For another summer cocktail, try a classic sea breeze!

strawberry tequila soda in a glass

We served these at our summer movie night and they were a big hit! They remind me a little of our strawberry Hennessy cocktail too, which also uses freshly muddled strawberries and bubbles!

Also, try our strawberry margarita recipe and our famous Italian sodas!

How to Make a Strawberry Tequila Soda

Ingredients

Strawberries – Use fresh strawberries to make this cocktail. Make sure to wash them before you use.

Tequila – Use good quality tequila. See our recommendations below!

Lime Juice – Freshly squeezed lime juice will give you the best drink.

Tonic Water

Directions

  1. Muddle the strawberries in the cup you’ll be serving the soda in.
  2. Add in the tequila, lime juice and tonic water and stir.
  3. Top with ice and enjoy!
top down shot of strawberry tequila sodas

Strawberry Tequila Sodas – A Great Batch Cocktail

Make a batch before your guests arrive and serve them on a tray! You’ll just multiply the recipe by the number of cocktail you’ll want to serve. Either serve from a pitcher or have them in glasses for guests to grab.

Strawberry Tequila Sodas on a tray.

How To Muddle Fruit

Muddling is a key process in lots of cocktails and this strawberry tequila soda calls from some good ‘ol muddling! Muddling is a bartender’s technique for releasing flavor from solid cocktail ingredients.

The basic idea is as simple as crushing the fruit or herb.

Fruits and vegetables can take a fair amount of pressure. A broad muddler is a great choice, especially if it has teeth to break into the skin. You can also improvise with the back of a wooden spoon, a mortar and pestle, or even a spoon or fork.

Add berries into a cocktail shaker or the glass you’ll be serving it in.

Press down and twist to muddle. Hold the glass steady and cup the end of the muddler with your dominant hand.

Then follow the rest of the recipe and you have yourself a gorgeous, fruity strawberry tequila soda!

Summer cocktail in a glass

Strawberry Tequila Sodas – The Perfect Summer Cocktail!

With it’s lovely rose coloring and fruity notes, these strawberry tequila sodas are perfect for summer nights and BBQ’s. They are light and refreshing, great to wash down a freshly grilled burger, or to sip on a balmy summer’s evening on the porch!

Tips For Making Strawberry Tequila Sodas

  • Opt for the best quality strawberries available.
  • You can use a wooden spoon to muddle, or a broad sturdy kitchen implements, if you don’t have a muddler.
  • Use another type of seasonal berry to make these sodas.

Tequila Brands

Tequila doesn’t have to be pricey to be enjoyed. In fact, the best tequila for parties and social gatherings is the kind that doesn’t break the bank.

Some of the greatest inexpensive tequila brands include:

  • El Destilador – $15
  • Espolon – $20
  • Patron Silver – $20
  • Sauza Blue Silver -$17
  • Don Julio – $20
  • El Jimador Silver – $20
  • Olmeca Altos Tequila Plata – $21

What to Serve with Strawberry Tequila Sodas

If you’re hosting a small gathering, here are some recipes you can serve with these sodas:

Cheese Platter – Make a seasonal cheese platter, add fresh strawberries on the board to pair with the sodas.

Taco Salad – This taco salad is great for feeding a small group and goes well with tequila sodas.

Summer Pasta Salad – This recipe is great for a summer party.

Seasonal Fruit Platter – A fresh, juicy fruit platter is a great addition to any of these recipes.

Cast Iron Chicken – A roasted chicken is easy to make and can be served with a large salad.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries – An easy dessert that tastes so good!

Also, check out these 3 strawberry recipes and our frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe!

finished cocktail in a glass

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Easy Strawberry Frozé Recipe

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Pineapple and Ginger Moscow Mule

Lavender Gin + Tonic Punch

French Spritz

Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Topo Chico with Lime

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Tequila Sodas

STRAWBERRY TEQUILA SODAS

These strawberry tequila sodas are refreshing and super easy to make! They consist of tequila, tonic water (or club soda) and lime juice with a few muddled strawberries. Perfect for a warm summer day!
4.46 from 53 votes
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Course: Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Drink
Calories: 81kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 3 juicy strawberries, top cut off
  • 1 ounce tequila
  • Juice of large ½ lime
  • 2 ounces tonic water

Instructions

  • Muddle the strawberries in the cup you’ll be serving the soda in.
  • Add in the tequila, lime juice and tonic water and stir.
  • Top with ice and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 26mg
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22 thoughts on “Strawberry Tequila Sodas”

  1. 5 stars
    I have made this refreshing drink several times and absolutely loved it. Strawberry tequila sodas are super tasty when the strawberries are in season.

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  2. I absolutely love this recipe! First time trying it and it tastes great. I had mine as a double and my roommate had his as the recipe called for and both taste amazing!

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  3. 5 stars
    Strawberry? Lime? Tequila?! This a drink made in heaven, and just in time for the weekend! Lucky for me I’ve got everything I need to make it. So excited, thanks for sharing!

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  4. 5 stars
    Oh man, I could really use one of these right now!! I love the sound of this cocktail. So refreshing! Saving the recipe for Friday!

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  5. 5 stars
    I am one of the very few people in the world who do not appreciate tequila as much as the rest of the world, but I never tried it with strawberries and tonic water! This is a twist I would certainly appreciate!

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  6. 5 stars
    Awesome to see how easy it is to make these sodas. They would be a great for a Saturday night, I have no doubts. I just need to buy some tequila for this recipe, and I am good to go!

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