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Best Easy Ranch Water Recipe

How do you make Ranch Water and what even is Ranch Water! All great questions as Ranch Water is taking the country by storm! It is a light & refreshing cocktail, easy to make, tastes great and also is amazing for limiting hangovers.
The Texas Ranch Water recipe is also the most simple cocktail on earth just being three ingredients and takes all of 10 seconds to create.
This amazing tequila cocktail is also so versatile as you can make it your own with multiple variations and flavors!
Prep Time1 min
Total Time1 min
Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American, Latin American
Keyword: Best Fall Cocktails, healthy cocktails, Ranch Water, Topo Chico, Topo Chico Cocktails
Servings: 1 cocktail
Cost: $2


  • 2 oz blanco tequila reposado or anejo also work
  • 1 lime, squeezed or 1-2 ounces of bottled lime juice
  • 4-5 oz Topo Chico or any sparkling water or mineral water
  • Lime wedge garnish


  • 2-3 coins seeded jalapenos, gently muddled for spicy option
  • 2 oz grapefruit juice or prickly pear syrup or strawberry syrup for a flavor substitution over lime juice


  • If using jalapenos, take the seeds out, gently express the juices by gently muddling them but do not tear or crush up the jalapeno.
  • Fill rocks glass with ice. Add in Tequila, lime juice (or flavor substitution), Topo Chico and very gently stir together as to not lose the carbonation.
  • Garnish with lime.