When you party hard like we do, you pretty frequently see the sun rise. And it’s just so beautiful that there’s even a drink inspired by it. Can you guess? The tequila sunrise, of course! It’s hands down one of the best easy tequila drinks you’ll ever have because you can’t go wrong with a little tequila and orange juice, can you? For our sunrise drink virgins, we’ll ease you in, but this is Tipsy Bartender, so we’re always doing something sexy and innovative. So grab your glass and enjoy our sexified tequila sunrise recipe spins!

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Tequila Sunrise

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Tequila Sunrise

You just can’t go wrong with the OG… or OJ either. The juice is loose with tequila and orange juice. But what gives this easy tequila drink its namesake is a splash of grenadine that gives that sexy red gradient. View Recipe

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Mango Tequila Sunrise

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Mango Tequila Sunrise

Get a little taste of the islands with this tropical mango cocktail. It’s a super sweet and fruity drink, so it’s perfect for people who like to get turnt without the hard alcohol taste. Just mix up gold tequila, spiced rum, mango purée, orange juice, and grenadine. View Recipe

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Corona Sunrise

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Corona Sunrise

This younger sister of the tequila sunrise is perfect for both our brunch and bikini babes looking for a refreshing citrus cocktail. But don’t limit yourself to these occasions because topping off your sunrise drink with a Corona cuts the sweetness just enough so you can enjoy quite a few. View Recipe

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Sailors Sunrise

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Sailors Sunrise

Ahoy, matey! Come aboard this rumtastic version of the tequila sunrise drink. This tropical island cocktail version uses spiced rum instead of tequila, but the orange juice and grenadine are still juicy and poppin’. View Recipe

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LA Sunrise

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LA Sunrise

It’s no secret that LA is a little hazy, and that goes for its sunrises too. Just like LA’s crazy and quirky spirit, this sunrise drink recipe spin has a wild side of its own with vodka, creme de banana, light rum, pineapple juice, and orange juice. View Recipe

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Blueberry Sunrise

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Blueberry Sunrise

There’s no shame in a little morning blues. Whether you’re nursing a hangover or just tryna vibe, this easy tequila drink recipe is the perfect brunch cocktail. Just mix up Sunny D, Drizzle Blueberry syrup, blueberries, and mint leaves for a little sunrise spark. View Recipe

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Vodka Sunrise Jello Shots

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Vodka Sunrise Jello Shots

This layered jello shot recipe is hella bussin’ and also pretty easy-peasy-orange-squeezy with vodka, grenadine, orange juice, and gelatin. These sunrise jello shots also kinda look like Todoroki if you squint hard enough. View Recipe

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Slushy Tequila Sunrise

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Slushy Tequila Sunrise

We love our frozen cocktail freaks because we get freaky too! For this super sexy tequila sunrise recipe, take frozen orange juice cubes and blend that sh*t up with tequila. Pour a bit of grenadine into the bottom of a glass, top with your OJ mixture, and BANG. There you have it! View Recipe

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Sunrise Margarita

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Sunrise Margarita

This wild tequila sunrise recipe variation will spice up your life! Like, literally. Muddle the f*ck out of pineapple, jalapeno, and lime slices, and top with tequila, triple sec, sweet & sour, and agave nectar. View Recipe

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Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots

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Tequila Sunrise Jello Shots

Sometimes you just want a classic cocktail in jello shot form. We can get down with that, so enjoy these edible sunrise drinks at your next party with orange jello, grenadine, tequila, and orange juice. View Recipe

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Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

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Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

Can you say brunch?? This easy tequila drink recipe is a brunch hit no matter who you’re hosting. They’re basically mimosas with a shot of tequila and grenadine, so you basically already have this morning cocktail recipe down. View Recipe

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Tropical Sunrise

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Tropical Sunrise

If you’re looking for a tequila sunrise recipe that looks just like an actual sunrise, this bad boy is pretty damn close. Our sexy layered cocktail uses melon liqueur, vodka, orange juice, and grenadine to get that picturesque scene. View Recipe

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Strawberry Tequila Sunrise

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Strawberry Tequila Sunrise

Strawberries f*ckin’ slap, so you know this easy tequila drink is it. You can’t get any simpler than strawberry puree, tequila, and orange juice. Well, you could, but then it wouldn’t be a sunrise, would it? View Recipe

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Melon Sunrise

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Melon Sunrise

It may not be the last melon, but the dodos would fight over it anyway. This melon-y sunrise drink shakes up Midori and vodka, and layers it on top of sweet, sweet orange juice and grenadine. View Recipe

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Spicy Tequila Sunrise

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Spicy Tequila Sunrise

Maybe you’re one of those people curious about spicy cocktails but too afraid to try. Have no fear because this lightly spiced cocktail is gentle on the heat by shaking up two slices of jalapeno with tequila and orange juice. Strain, drizzle with grenadine, and BANG. View Recipe

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Tequila Sunrise Shot

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Tequila Sunrise Shot

This miniature tequila sunrise recipe is perfect for those afraid of commitment. We’re talking about cocktails, but you should also probably call her. Invite her over for this delicious shot of grenadine, tequila, and orange juice. View Recipe

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Mexican Sunrise

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Mexican Sunrise

The tequila sunrise’s little sister grew up and is ready to party! She’s fun, she’s flirty, and she’s ready to mix in the bottle of your favorite light Mexican beer. Take a few sips until you can add a shot of tequila, orange juice, and a splash of grenadine. View Recipe

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Tropical Sunrise Popsicles

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Tropical Sunrise Popsicles

Boozy popsicles are the way to go, especially if you’re chillin’ poolside or your AC is broken on a hot day. This frozen sunrise drink will absolutely make you feel better with blended pineapple, coconut rum, and grenadine. *Chef’s kiss* View Recipe

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Mandarin Sunrise

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Mandarin Sunrise

We gotta respect Jarritos, man-darin. This spin on a tequila sunrise recipe uses tequila, agave, Jarritos Mandarina, and two dashes of orange bitters. Not what you expected, huh? View Recipe

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Tequila Sunrise Shrimp Skewer

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Tequila Sunrise Shrimp Skewer

This devilishly delicious tequila sunrise recipe may not be drinkable, but it’s a great happy hour appy for your sunrise drink fest. Marinate your shrimp in orange juice, tequila, salt, and pepper. Then slap those bad boys on the grill like you mean it. View Recipe

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