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Celebrate Marg Mode Summer with La Michoacana Paletas and Hornitos Tequila

Summer is officially here, and there’s no better way to celebrate the season than with a refreshing twist on a classic cocktail. Introducing the Paleta-Rita—a delightful fusion of La Michoacana Paletas and Hornitos Tequila that’s perfect for cooling off and enjoying all summer long. This delicious recipe brings together the vibrant flavors of Mexican-inspired paletas and the 100% blue agave Hornitos tequila. Ready to take your summer soirées to the next level? Let’s dive into the recipe!


What You'll Need:

  • La Michoacana Paletas: Choose your favorite flavors. We recommend fruit-based paletas like mango, strawberry, or lime for a burst of refreshing flavor.

  • Hornitos Tequila: The heart of your Paleta-Rita. Hornitos Reposado Tequila is a great choice for its fresh, 100% blue agave flavor. Available on Reserve Bar and select retailers nationwide. 

  • Lime Juice: Freshly squeezed for that zesty tang.

  • Agave Syrup: For a hint of sweetness.

  • Salt or Tajín: Optional, for an extra garnish the glass.

  • Ice: To keep your drink chilled.

How to Make a Paleta-Rita:

  • 2 parts Hornitos Reposado Tequila

  • 1 part Fresh Lime Juice

  • 1/2 part Agave Syrup

  • 1 Mini La Michoacana Paleta (Mango with Chamoy, Lime Paleta, Strawberry, etc.)



  • Combine Hornitos Tequila, Fresh Lime Juice and Agave Syrup in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.



  • Top with a La Michoacana mini paleta (lime, mango with chamoy, pineapple or strawberry

Why You'll Love the Paleta-Rita:

  • Refreshing and Flavorful: The natural fruit flavors of La Michoacana Paletas combined with 100% blue agave taste of Hornitos Tequila create a drink that's both refreshing and delicious.

  • Easy to Make: With just a few ingredients and a shaker, you can whip up a Paleta-Rita in no time.

  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, lounging by the pool, or just enjoying a quiet evening on the patio with friends and family, the Paleta-Rita is the ideal refreshment!

Tips for the Perfect Paleta-Rita:

  • Experiment with Flavors: Don’t be afraid to mix and match paleta flavors. Try combinations like strawberry and lime or pineapple and coconut.

  • Adjust the Sweetness: If you prefer a sweeter drink, add a touch of simple syrup or agave nectar to the mix.

  • Make It a Mocktail: Skip the tequila for a non-alcoholic version that’s just as delicious.

This summer, embrace the vibrant flavors of Mexico with the Paleta-Rita, a cocktail that combines the best of La Michoacana Paletas and Hornitos Tequila. It’s a simple yet sophisticated drink that captures the essence of sunny days and warm nights. Gather your ingredients, invite your friends, and toast to a Marg Mode Summer with this delightful twist on the classic margarita. Cheers!

Always follow the DrinkSmart® rules and drink in moderation.


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