Happy National Tequila Day!

Happy National Tequila Day!


Forget Taco Tuesday, Wednesday is National Tequila Day! Celebrate with a retro Tequila Sunrise or margarita or mix it up and kick back with a spicy, fruity concoction.

Tequila Sunrise - Parragon


Courtesy of Cocktails Step-By-Step the Perfect Guide to Cocktail Making by Parragon Books

3 oz. silver tequila
orange juice
1½ oz. grenadine
orange slice and cocktail cherry

To Make:

Put 4–6 cracked ice cubes into a chilled highball glass. Pour the tequila over the ice. Fill up with orange juice. Stir well to mix. Slowly pour the grenadine over the orange juice mixture. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

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Courtesy of Familia Camarena Tequila

1 1/2 oz Camarena Reposado Tequila
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
3/4 oz Agave Nectar
1-2 slices Fresh Jalapeño
2 cubes Fresh Pineapple
1 pinch Fresh Cilantro

Muddle all ingredients, except tequila in a shaker tin. Add tequila and ice, shake nice & easy and strain over fresh ice in a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with a pineapple square, jalapeno slice and fresh cilantro.

Rita Rita Margarita



Courtesy of JW Marriott Camelback in Scottsdale, Arizona

½ oz of Patron
¾ oz of Cointreau
¾ oz Fresh Lime
½ oz Agave Nectar
Lime for Garnish

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well. Pour over ice and garnish with a lime.

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Courtesy of W Retreat and Spa in Vieques

1 ½ oz of Don Julio Añejo
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
3/4 oz Peach Schnapps
3/4.oz Lime juice3/4 oz Passion fruit juice

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well. Pour over ice and garnish with a lemon and mint sprigs.

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