Last Updated on August 22, 2023 by Lydia Martin
Perfect smooth cocktails shouldn’t be complicated. You don’t have to trek or travel so far to give your cocktail a bit of a sweet summer twist. You only need premium tequila like Patron and sweet tropical fruit like pineapple.
Our team found the perfect smooth and sweet Patron and Pineapple cocktail recipe. Read on if you want to try and learn more about this.
Smooth & Sweet Patron & Pineapple Cocktail Recipe
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
- 1oz to 1.5oz Patron Silver
- ¼ oz Patron Citrónge Orange
- 4oz pineapple juice
- 1slice lime wedge
- pineapple slice (for garnish)
Pour the Patron Tequila, Patron Citronge Orange, then the pineapple juice in an old-fashioned glass or highball filled with ice. Squeeze the slice of the lime wedge into the glass and put the pineapple slice for garnish.
What’s A Patron & Pineapple Cocktail?
A Patron and Pineapple cocktail is like an upgraded version of a margarita. Mainly, it is made with Patron Silver tequila, fine unaged spirit, and a signature tropical fruit, pineapple.
You can use the common pineapple juices in cans sold in the market or juice a fresh pineapple.
Adding an orange liqueur and the citrusy lime juice can give more flavor layers that will complement the cocktail’s foundation well.
Is Patron & Pineapple Cocktail Smooth & Sweet?
Yes, Patron and Pineapple cocktail is smooth and sweet because of the kind of fruit and tequila used.
Patron Silver tequila is a tequila that doesn’t have much bitter aftertaste, which can be good for drinking straight or making a perfectly smooth margarita.
The sweetness of the pineapple juice is the better part of making this cocktail sweet. These two ingredients are the perfect combo to make this a smooth and sweet cocktail.
The alcohol content in Patron and Pineapple Cocktail could shake up to about 9% ABV or 18-proof.
It could still vary depending on the amount of liquor you add; since tequila is considered a hard liquor or a distilled spirit, it has a high alcohol content.
Most tequila brands like Patron are sold with 80-proof or 40% alcohol content. The higher the ratio of the liquor base between the juice would also result in a higher alcohol percentage.
Calories of Smooth & Sweet Patron & Pineapple Cocktail
The recipe for the smooth and sweet Patron and Pineapple cocktail above can have about 205 calories.
The number of calories could change leaning on the portions of juices and tequila you will mix. For a tall drink, it could be around 300 calories or more.
Does Patron have a pineapple flavor?
Yes, Patron has a pineapple flavor, the Patron Citronge Pineapple. It is a clear and aromatic tequila described as one of their ultra-premium line-up made from high-quality Piña Miel pineapples in Veracruz, Mexico. 
Is Patrón Citrónge Pineapple discontinued?
Yes, Patrón Citrónge Pineapple has been discontinued along with its other variants. According to Patron’s president and COO, Mauricio Vergara, they have been focusing on their main core SKU production instead.
If you’re looking for a tropical fruit mix cocktail, this Patron and Pineapple cocktail makes a nice change from a margarita.
In making this, you want to use quality tequila like Patron Silver and Patron Citrónge orange. The good news is all Patron tequilas are gluten-free.
The other orange liqueur will add a layer of smoothness and sweetness, along with the perfect sweet pineapple fruit juice.
It has an easy-peasy recipe, and you can make it stronger, lighter, or sweeter depending on the ratios you want to make.