The Guavarita

The mixologist at Bar Americain who gave us this recipe had one thing in mind when creating this cocktail: to come up with something tropical, refreshing, and—most importantly—loaded with tequila.

The Guavarita The Guavarita
Looking for something tropical, refreshing, and loaded with tequila? Try this twist on the traditional margarita.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail


  • 5 pieces fresh basil, torn into small pieces
  • 1 12 oz. guava nectar
  • 3 oz. Don Julio Reposada tequila
  • 14 oz. fresh lime juice


  1. In a shaker, mix basil, guava nectar, tequila, and lime juice—taking care not to muddle the basil—then shake and serve, over ice, in a rocks glass.