Bottoms Up! – Smoothest Tequilas For Shots

By Last Updated: January 10th, 2023Categories: Alcohol

A party is not complete without tequila. This drink brings out the fun and excitement of the event in every shot. It can be perfectly mixed with juices and other spirits, but still magnificent on its own.

We all have our own preferences when it comes to alcohol. And when it comes to tequila, some prefer a smooth shot. Some people say that smooth tequila is easier to drink, it doesn’t have that strong kick yet you can still taste flavors. Plus, it’s the perfect drink for when you just want to chill with your friends at the bar while talking about the mysteries of life.

Now if you’re planning to have a night out with friends, this article may help hype up your party even more. Here are some of the smoothest tequila for shots, check them out!

Unaged Tequila: Zarpado Tequila Blanco

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $23

This bottle, in particular, is an unaged agave spirit. The Zarpado Tequila Blanco is a smooth tequila and is made with 100% Blue Weber Agave.

Zarpado Tequila Blanco

It has notes of white pepper, fresh oregano, and saline that provide a refreshing and light taste. Which can be the perfect companion if you’re not into dancing and just want to sit and relax at a party. It is also the bottle recommended for beginners, considering the cheap price and its light taste.

Recommended for the Ladies: Patron Silver Tequila

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $42

Patron Silver Tequila is a bit expensive compared to other tequila bottles on this page. But once you get to taste it, you’ll definitely get your money’s worth.

Patron Silver Tequila

It is a smooth tequila with a sweet taste, citrus aroma, and a light and smooth pepper finish. This has been my ultimate favorite and I can say that it’s perfect for the ladies. But, you might want to slow down your shots on this one, this has a pretty high alcohol content.

Limited Edition: Don Ramón Limited Edition Extra Añejo

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $645

Now, if you feel a bit extra to get that expensive vibe, a couple of shots of Don Ramón Limited Edition Extra Añejo will suit you perfectly.

This smooth tequila was just released in 2021 and is a collaboration between Boston’s Latitude Beverage and Cavas de Don Max Distillery. It is made with 100% Blue Weber Agave.

Don Ramón Limited Edition Extra Añejo

The taste of this bottle is phenomenal! It has notes of toasted coconut and vanilla with some cocoa powder and dark-roasted coffee. All of these are well blended and have resulted in a smooth finish in every shot.

Apart from the taste, what’s more astonishing with Don Ramón Limited Edition Extra Añejo is its crystal-encrusted bottle. Yes! The bottle itself is embedded with Swarovski crystals. This makes this bottle more appealing and saleable to bars.

Best Tasting: Espolon Blanco

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $25

This one has an interesting history. The creator of Espolon Blanco noticed that his peers were starting to dislike tequila and had switched to brandy. So he thought of making a tequila that would blow their socks off and give tequila the recognition it deserves.

Espolon Blanco

And that spirit he created is now the well-known Espolon Blanco. It has a refreshing taste that can be blended perfectly with citrus-flavored juices, but it still has that great taste and smooth finish if you drink it straight up in a shot glass.

You really have to try this one out, it won’t disappoint you.

Award Winning: Olmeca Altos Palta

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $26

Well, if you want to try something that is well renowned, try out Olmeca Altos Palta. It is an award-winning white tequila that offers a smooth finish in every shot. And once you taste this, you’ll definitely understand why it has been recognized.

Olmeca Altos Palta

It has flavors of lemon, lime, and agave. You can blend it with a margarita to create a phenomenal ladies’ drink.

Environment Friendly: Teramana Blanco

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $32.99

Did you know that there are environmentally friendly tequilas? Yes! And one of those is Teramana Blanco. But that’s not the highlight of this tequila, it is the smooth texture and amazing flavors.

Teramana Blanco

It has a light and citrusy flavor. These flavors are achieved by the brick oven roasting process. Pretty great right? And there’s nothing more to say about Teramana Blanco, it has a reasonable price with a top-notch taste.

Premium Tequila: 1800 Silver

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $17.99

This one is a best seller and is a premium variety of tequila. Just by looking at it, you already know that it will be good.

1800 Silver

This tequila goes through a 15-days aging process, this is to ensure the taste quality and make it as smooth as possible. It is a perfect mix of sweet and spicy thanks to the mixture of pepper and various fruits. It’s also made with 100% blue agave tequila and is bottled in Jalisco, Mexico.

If you want something smooth but have a kick in every shot, try this one out.

Bartender’s Favorite: Siete Leguas Reposado

Alcohol Content: 40% ABV

Price: $55

This one is a bartender’s favorite. Siete Leguas Reposado was made through different grinding methods. Taste on the other hand is rather exceptional. It has notes of vanilla and baking-spice panache.

Siete Leguas Reposado

It is also said that Siete Leguas Reposado can be paired with any of your favorite foods. You can experience fine dining while you’re at home, thanks to this spirit.

It’s the last one on our list but the quality and smoothness can compete with all the bottles listed.


All bottles on this list have an alcohol percentage of 40%. Always remember to drink responsibly and put the alcohol on your stomach and not on the brain.


Añejo tequilas are aged from one to three years and are considered the best type of tequila for sipping because of their smoother flavor.

  • Tequila Blanco – Has a strong profile and is often hotter than mellow.
  • Tequila Joven – Has bright citrus and is perfect for cocktails.
  • Tequila Reposado – Has younger notes than the original agave juice. It works with cocktails or you can enjoy it neat or on the rocks.
  • Tequila Añejo – Has a darker color compared to other varieties of tequila. It also has a deep rich taste.
  • Extra Añejo – It is matured for a minimum of three years. It has notes of smooth pepper and smoky wood flavors.