8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

On July 24 we are celebrating National Tequila Day with sips of the magical Mexican potion. Tequila is produced only in certain parts of Mexico using the regional blue agave plant. The most traditional way to drink this spirit is neat, without lime or salt, from extra añejos to a rare, crystal-clear joven. Now, Mexico’s native spirit is more versatile in cocktails than ever before so we have rounded up tequila cocktails worth sipping this summer. From a next level margarita, to a spicy twist to an old fashioned, here is our selection of 8 top ones to try.

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

Corralejo Spicy Pineapple Paloma

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Corralejo Silver
  • ½ oz grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz lime juice
  • ½ sliced Serrano pepper
  • ¾ oz agave syrup
  • Pineapple soda (to top)
  • Tajín (for rim)

Method:

Rim your glass with Tajín. Next, addall ingredients except the bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake hard to chill. Then, strain into glass over fresh ice.  Top with pineapple soda. Garnish & Enjoy!

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

Corralejo Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine all ingredients into a rocks glass with ice. Next, stir to mix all ingredients. Garnish & Enjoy.

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

 Sweet Heat Margarita

Ingredients:

Method:

Muddle raspberries and combine other ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and double strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with raspberry skewer.

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

Corralejo Tequila Tropical

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Corralejo Añejo
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 5 dashes aromatic bitters

Method:

Add all ingredients except the bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice. Next, shake hard to chill. Then, strain into glass over crushed ice.Top with aromatic bitters.Garnish & Enjoy!

 

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

Nosotros Blood + Sand

Ingredients:

  • ¾ oz Nosotros Reposado
  • ¾ oz orange juice (preferably blood orange)
  • ¾ oz cherry heering
  • ¾ oz dry vermouth
  • 3 dash vanilla extract

Method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake and double strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with an orange peel and a cherry.

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

Camarena Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Camarena Silver
  • ¾ oz Simple Syrup or Agave Nectar
  • ¾ oz Lime Juice
  • ½ oz Triple Sec

Method:

Add ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously.Strain into a glass filled with ice.Next, garnish with lime wedge (or fresh sliced jalapeños, if you want to spice it up).

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

Blood Orange

Ingredients:

Method: 

Combine all ingredients together in cocktail shaker with ice, except for club soda.  Shake vigorously until chilled.  Next, strain into rocks glass with ice.  Top with club soda.

8 Best Cocktails To Drink On National Tequila Day

The Next Level Platinum Margarita

Ingredients:

Method:

Rub the rim of the glass with the lime slice to make the salt stick. Shake the other ingredients with ice, then carefully pour into a margarita or rocks glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

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