local mexican drinks

Local drinks you will only find in Mexico

Mexico is the home to some of the best cuisines in the world and the drinks scene in Mexico is no different. Whether you’re looking for tequila or a refreshing non-alcoholic cocktail made from tropical fruit juices, you will find everything and is one of the reasons to book Montreal to Cancun flights.

Here are some of the best local drinks you will only enjoy in Mexico


Start the day with a traditional Mexican drink for breakfast with this blend of water,   vanilla, cinnamon, corn and piloncillo. You may not find this drink in the commercial restaurants; instead, you will find it at the street vendors.



Among the famous beverages of Mexico, renowned is very renowned. It is perhaps cinnamon and vanilla rice water. It’s a delicious Mexican classic to try on your next trip to the south.


The favourite cocktail of all, the classic margarita, is an essential drink of Mexico. The traditional recipe is served mixed with lemon juice and tequila, and served in a glass with a sugared edge to relieve bitterness. You can try different flavours, from mango to cranberries.



For those who love tequila and prefer alcohol other than a deadly drink, Paloma is the ideal choice for a gentler tequila kick. Made with grapefruit soda, white tequila, ice cream and served with a slice of lime, it’s a refreshing Mexican classic that you will not want to miss.

Mexican wines

The wine industry in Mexico has been booming in recent years. There will be excellent reds and whites that you can try on your next vacation. Mexico has 3 wine regions, La Laguna in Coahuila and Durango, and the central region including   Aguascalientes, Queretaro and Zacatecas.

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Tuba is made by fermenting stem sap of numerous types of palm, especially the coconut. First, it has a brown colour, but it turns white. Its flavour is sweet, and its consistency is viscous. Similar drinks are consumed in other parts of the world, such as   Malaysia, Ghana, Philippines and South Africa.


Pozol is one of the famous drinks of Mexico, and that’s why it is included in this list. It is a combination of fermented maize paste, cocoa beans, sugar, and water which is best served with  ice. Not to be confused with the pozole that is a traditional Mexican dish, it is drunk sweet and slightly cheerful from morning till night. It’s more than a thirst quencher. According to the indigenous communities, this drink also has many treatment properties.

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Fermented drinks are everyone’s favourite in Mexico. Tepache is famous in the centre of the country. Tepache includes fermenting sweet fruit pulp and juice such as tuna, guava, pineapple or orange. Then add a touch of brown sugar, and it is ready. Drinking a delicious beer is less than one degree of alcohol.

Consider the available Montreal to Cancun flights as early as possible and enjoy local drinks in Mexico.

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