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Dakota Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Dakota, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Bourbon, or Tequila, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Dakota Cocktail Description

The Dakota falls under the Shot and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Shot glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Discover the allure of Dakota, a blend that harmoniously combines 2 ingredients including Bourbon, Tequila. It’s a cocktail that embodies both complexity and balance, inviting connoisseurs and novices alike to explore its depths. Similar cocktails, such as Long Island Iced Tea #3, Arizona Sunrise, Iguana #2, await your discovery.

Dakota Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Dakota, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 1/2 oz Bourbon (Jim Beam)
  • 1 1/2 oz Tequila (Cuervo)
  • 1.63 dl Bourbon (Jim Beam)
  • 1.63 dl Tequila (Cuervo)

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Dakota Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Dakota cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by carefully combining the following ingredients: 1 1/2 oz Bourbon (Jim Beam), 1 1/2 oz Tequila (Cuervo). Once blended to perfection, pour into the shot glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Dakota Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
200.0 0.0 50.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Dakota are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Dakota Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Bourbon, and Tequila.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Dakota.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Dakota cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Bourbon 121 times 0.74%
Tequila 724 times 4.43%

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Dakota FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Dakota Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Dakota.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Dakota?
  • A: The ingredients include Bourbon, and Tequila, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Dakota cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Shot glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 981 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 6.00% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Dakota cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Dakota is the perfect addition to any occasion.