According to a recent study, natural sugars found in tequila might protect against obesity and diabetes. Here, 5 great tequila-based drinks to enjoy while reaping the benefits.
1. Salt Air Margarita
Chef José Andrés' version of the classic cocktail features a salty foam topping.
Peppery tequila and ancho chile powder on the glass rim give this drink a spicy kick.
3. Tequila Smash
F&W contributing editor Jim Meehan's terrific cocktail features muddled cherries and blueberries.
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4. Pepino's Revenge
Silver tequila, cucumber and basil star in this 5-ingredient cocktail.
Mixologist Philip Ward's take on Mexico's most popular tequila drink swaps traditional bottled grapefruit soda for a combination of grapefruit juice, simple syrup and club soda.