If you know the magazine Garden & Gun.. and you like Topo Chico mineral water, Reposado Tequila, lime juice and grapefruit juice.. then have we got a new favorite summer cocktail to finish off the season! Ranch Water in general has been this summer’s cocktail sensation, and all you really need to know about Ranch Water is that it’s basically made with blanco tequila, fresh lime juice, and a neutral carbonated water (but everyone’s favorite seems to be Topo Chico)! But this Zesty spin on Ranch Water has been on the top of the hit list of favorites .. to the point of grabbing a headline in the well-loved magazine, Garden & Gun.
Interestingly we also learned from aficianados out there that a great way to avoid hangovers is to 1) stick with tequila which proudly claims itself to be made with ONLY 100% Blue Agave – check the label, 2) stick with a zero calorie mineral water such as Topo Chico, and 3) make sure if you are adding grapefruit juice then go with fresh vs bottled or canned as those may have added sugars and preservatives. If you stick with this combination of fresh-squeezed grapefruit, 100% blue agave tequila, and unflavored mineral water for the evening (and not mix in other cocktails such as wine or other liquors).. you most likely will wake up feeling refreshed and without any headache!