High Noon Cocktail Recipe

Summer is the perfect time to discover new refreshing cocktail recipes to enjoy with your friends and family. And what better way to beat the heat than with a delicious High Noon Cocktail? 

This classic cocktail is flavorful, easy to make, and perfect to sip on a hot summer day.  

High Noon cocktail with orange wheel

History of the High Noon Cocktail Recipe

The origin of the High Noon Cocktail depends on which recipe you’re using. There are quite a few using this name, and they’re not all that similar.

Enjoy the High Noon Drink in Summer

Cool off this summer with a refreshing High Noon Cocktail. Made with fresh grapefruit juice, tequila, and Campari, this classic cocktail is perfect for relaxing.

The citrusy flavor of fresh grapefruit juice pairs perfectly with the bold taste of tequila, while the Campari water adds a touch of cherry flavor and bitterness to the mix. Serve it at your next pool party or barbecue for a crowd-pleasing beverage option.

Pairing High Noon Cocktail with Food: Exploring Flavor Combinations

The High Noon Cocktail is a refreshing drink that pairs perfectly with certain foods. Here are some flavor combinations to explore:

Spicy cuisine:

High Noon Cocktail pairs well with spicy dishes such as Mexican or Thai cuisine. The tequila in the cocktail helps to cool down the spiciness of the food while the grapefruit juice adds a delicious tartness.

Seafood dishes:

For a complementary pairing, try serving High Noon Cocktail with light seafood dishes like ceviche or shrimp cocktail. The crisp taste of the cocktail brings out the best flavors in seafood, making for a harmonious and enjoyable dining experience.

Remember to experiment and have fun pairing your High Noon Cocktail with different foods to discover your own personal preferences!

Preparation: How to Make the Best High Noon Cocktail

To make the best High Noon Cocktail, use freshly squeezed grapefruit juice whenever possible. A good top-shelf tequila also makes a nice choice, but you don’t have to spend a lot. Olmeca Altos Plata Tequila is great for cocktails.

You can serve the High Noon in a chilled glass to enhance the refreshing taste. Garnish it with a twist of grapefruit peel to add a touch of elegance and aroma to the cocktail.

High Noon cocktail with orange wheel
Yield: 1 drink

High Noon Cocktail Recipe

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

What better way to beat the heat than with a delicious High Noon cocktail recipe? Featuring ingredients like tequila, grapefruit juice and Campari liqueur.


  • 1 1/2 oz. blanco tequila
  • 1/2 oz. triple sec
  • 1/2 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. fresh squeezed pink grapefruit juice


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Pour all ingredients into the shaker.
  3. Shake vigorously until well-chilled.
  4. Strain into a chilled coupe.
  5. Garnish with a citrus twist, and serve.

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