Texas Ranch Water

Recipe for Texas Ranch Water

9/28/20231 min read

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sliced watermelon with lemon on shot glass

Texas Ranch Water is a refreshing and simple cocktail that combines tequila, lime juice, and sparkling mineral water. It's a great choice for hot Texas days. Here's the recipe:


  • 2 oz (60 ml) tequila (preferably silver or blanco)

  • 1 oz (30 ml) fresh lime juice

  • Sparkling mineral water (Topo Chico is a popular choice)

  • Ice cubes

  • Lime wedge (for garnish, optional)


  1. Fill a highball or Collins glass with ice cubes.

  2. Pour the tequila and fresh lime juice over the ice.

  3. Stir the ingredients briefly to mix them.

  4. Top off the glass with sparkling mineral water. The amount you use can vary depending on your taste, but a typical ratio is about 2 parts mineral water to 1 part tequila and lime juice. Adjust to your liking.

  5. Optionally, garnish your Texas Ranch Water with a lime wedge.

  6. Give it a gentle stir to combine all the ingredients.

  7. Serve and enjoy your Texas Ranch Water!

This cocktail is known for its simplicity and crisp, refreshing taste. It's perfect for sipping on a hot day or whenever you're in the mood for a light and bubbly tequila-based drink.