Rita: The Orange-Lime Cocktail

Rita: The Orange-Lime Cocktail

I gone to a shoreline party which was facilitated by my Mexican companion. She too organizes different sorts of drinks for visitors. Everybody was taking Rita as a drink. So I attempted Rita to see how it tastes. It was so reviving and agreeable. That time I was home alone with some time in my hand I wanted to give it a try. It turned out great! So here we are with Rita!

What is Rita recipe?

A Rita may be a cocktail comprising of tequila, orange alcohol, and lime juice regularly served with salt on the edge of the glass. The drink is served shaken with ice (on the rocks), mixed with ice or without ice (straight up). In spite of the fact that it has gotten to be worthy to serve a Rita in a wide assortment of glass sorts, extending from cocktail and wine glasses to half quart glasses and indeed large schooners, the drink is customarily served within the eponymous Rita glass, a stepped-diameter variation of a cocktail glass or champagne coupe.


  1. 2 oz. Tequila Silver
  2. 1 oz. Simple Syrup
  3. 1 oz. Orange Liqueur
  4. 1/2 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  5. 1 oz. Allspice Dram
  6. 1/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  7. 1 Lime, sliced
  8. Dash Ground Nutmeg


Step 1:

Plan your straightforward syrup by blending one portion sugar and one portion water until completely broken up. Case: 3 tbsp. of sugar to 3 tbsp. of water.

Step 2:

 In a shaker, include tequila, grapefruit juice, allspice measure, orange alcohol, lemon juice, basic syrup, and ice. Shake all fixings for 30 seconds and set to the side.

Step 4:

 On a little plate sprinkle a couple of tbsp. of turbinado sugar (or salt), wet the edge of the glass employing a cut of lime, and turn the edge of the glass into the sugar until the glass edge is covered.

Step 5:

Pour mixed fixings within the glass and best with a sprint of nutmeg.

What could be a classic Rita made of?

The Rita may be a classic for a reason! Fair three ingredients—tequila, orange alcohol, and lime juice.

Which tequila is superior for Ritas? Blanco tequila is the go-to for Ritas. It’s a clear, as a rule unaged soul (it can be put into barrels for up to 60 days) that highlights the immaculate expression of refined agave.

Rita: The Orange-Lime Cocktail

Does tequila go bad?

Tequila doesn’t terminate on the off chance that cleared out unopened, just like the other shelf-stable spirits. Once opened, tequila ought to be delighted in inside a year. That’s how long tequila keeps going.

Why did my tequila freeze?

The flavor compounds in tequila and mezcal are unstable, so solidifying them has the impact of blunting/degrading the common aromatics that contribute to its flavor. You may actually taste less than you had with a room temperature drink.


Swap out a few or all of the lime for lemon, grapefruit, blood orange or tangerine juice to alter the Rita’s flavor and color. On the off chance that you choose a citrus that is indeed much tart than limes, include a sprint of straightforward syrup or agave nectar to adjust the drink out.


The Rita can freely be categorized as being a Tequila Acrid, a Tequila Sidecar or a Tequila Daisy, but it is presently such a well-known and well known drink that it has gotten to be a category of cocktail in itself with various variations.

  1. Blue Rita Recipe
  2. Mardi Gras Rita
  3. Fresh Watermelon Rita Recipe
  4. Orange Rita Margarita Recipe
  5. Millie-Rita a spicy Mango Margarita Recipe
  6. Trashy Rita Recipe

What to serve with it

It doesn’t matter in the event that you’re on get-away or fair having companions over for a few nourishment and drinks. In the event that you arrange on serving or drinking ritas, you ought to have a few nourishments that compliments the cocktail.

 1. Street Style Meat Tacos

2. Chicken Enchiladas

 3. Shrimp Tacos

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