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Cactus Juice

The Cactus Juice cocktail is so easy to make that it might surprise you how fascinating the flavor is.

Cactus Juice drink in cocktail glass with ice

If you love savoring a drink that’s hard to pin down, where all the flavors blend so well into a strange new one that you can’t quite isolate the ingredients, try to imagine tequila with amaretto and just a touch of sour mix. That’s a Cactus Juice.

Overhead view of Cactus Juice drink with ice

Enjoy a Cactus Juice whenever you’re in the mood for something deeply off the beaten track – and slightly sweet. There’s something classic about how this cocktail is a straight pour – no stirring, no shaking, no transferring from shaker to glass. Just pour and savor.

Overhead view of Cactus Juice drink with ice


  • 1 ounce 1800 Tequila
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • dash of lemon juice

Fill a cocktail glass with ice. Pour the ingredients in, in the listed order. No need to stir, shake or garnish.