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Ranch Water Cocktail Recipe

Ranch Water Cocktail Recipe

If you’re looking for a festive Valentine’s Day cocktail, this Ranch Water Cocktail Recipe is just for you. It’s perfect for when you’re looking to enjoy the holiday with a strawberry flavored tequila drink recipe.

This Texas Style tequila and lime highball drink is super easy to make and really enhanes the strawberry tones to this cocktail.

Maybe you’re looking for a fun drink for your significant other for Valentine’s Day, or a strawberry themed cocktail to serve to friends and family, either way, this Tequila Ranch Water drink is waiting just for you.

This drink has become quite popular recently, it’s been taking over bars all around the country and some alcohol companies have started making a canned version of it that has become a summer cocktail in a can hit.

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Why You’ll Love This Cocktail

  • Tequila drink with a salted rim– Need we say more?
  • Only takes a few minutes to make a Ranch Water Seltzer
  • Homemade, enjoyable gift for Valentine’s Day
Ingredients for Ranch Water Cocktail.

Ingredients Needed

  • Tequila
  • Strawberry Seltzer Water
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Limes
  • Corn Syrup
  • Margarita Salt
  • Ice Cubes

Tools To Have On Hand

Jigger

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Cutting Board

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Knife

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Mason Jar for Serving

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How To Make A Tequila Ranch Water Cocktail

  1. Start by coating the rim of your jar with corn syrup and dipping it into the Margarita Salt.
  2. Clean and cut your strawberries and limes.
  3. Add ice cubes to your jar and pour in a shot of Tequila.
  4. Fill the rest of the jar with Strawberry Seltzer and add in your strawberries and limes. Enjoy.

What Is A Traditional Ranch Water?

A classic “ranch water” cocktail is super simple, it’s just tequila mixed with lime juice and then flavored with some sort of mineral water or carbonated water.

Try a Strawberry Hard Seltzer if you like this type of cocktail.

Best Tequila For Ranch Water

The best tequila for ranch water is whatever tequila you have on hand! Whatever tequila is your favorite that you have available will do just fine.

The original ranch water recipe calls for Tequila blanco, which is another name for silver tequila, or tequila that hasn’t been aged.

We’ve tried this cocktail recipe with various sorts of tequila and know that it’s enjoyable with whatever you have to use.

Variations

Add lime juice– feel free to squeeze any of the juice from your lime slices into the drink for more of a classic ranch water drink

Add other fruit– if you have other fresh fruit to add to your drink that would compliment your flavored seltzer, feel free to give it a try.

Change seltzer flavors– Try any flavored seltzer or carbonated water.

Use mineral water– swap normal seltzer water for mineral water of your choosing.

Seltzer StrawberryRanch Water drink in a jar with limes, strawberries, and alcohol.

Tips & Tricks

  • If you want, use a stirring spoon to mix up your drink to really meld the flavors.
  • You can used sliced fruit or toss some larger chunks or whole strawberries in. We think slicing them helps release more juices, enhancing the flavor of the drink.
  • If you don’t have corn syrup to help the margarita salt stick, you can use a lime slice to coat the jar rim with and that can help the salt stick and enhance the lime flavor of your cocktail even more!

What Kind Of Alcohol Is In Ranch Water?

Well, if you haven’t figured it out by now, it’s definitely Tequila! See our tequila recommendations shared above to help you make the best Ranch Water Seltzer.

Other Enjoyable Cocktails

  • Cupid’s Cocktail– another fun, pink drink cocktail to enjoy around Valentine’s Day. This drink also features strawberries.
  • Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream– easy to sip on by itself or perfect to add to any coffee or drink you enjoy irish cream in.
  • Apple Cider Sangria– a classic fall favorite that can actually be enjoyed ALL YEAR long.
Ranch Water cocktail in a jar with ingredients behind it.

Ranch Water Cocktail Recipe

Mason Jar Recipe
How to make this Ranch Water Cocktail Recipe with Strawberry Seltzer, limes and strawberries. Perfect for Valentine's Day and summer holidays.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 jar

Ingredients
  

  • Tequila
  • Strawberry Seltzer Water
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Limes
  • Corn Syrup
  • Margarita Salt
  • Ice Cubes

Instructions
 

  • Start by coating the rim of your jar with corn syrup and dipping it into the Margarita Salt.
  • Clean and cut your strawberries and limes.
  • Add ice cubes to your jar and pour in a shot of Tequila.
  • Fill the rest of the jar with Strawberry Seltzer and add in your strawberries and limes. Enjoy.
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