Ring In National Tequila Day with Cask Cartel
It turns out that July 24th is National Tequila Day! And when life gives you lemons, grab some tequila and salt. According to a national survey, over 3 quarters of Americans enjoy drinking margaritas, and almost one-third love them. 30% of Americans say margaritas are their favorite happy hour drink.
Here’s a list of our top tequilas, all found on CaskCartel.com, along with some of our all-time favorite tequila cocktail recipes. Cheers!
1 1/2 oz Clase Azul Reposado Tequila
1 oz Cointreau
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
Kosher salt or flaky sea salt, for the rim
For the garnish: Lime wedge
Cut a notch in a lime wedge, then run the lime around the rim of a glass. Dip the edge of the rim into a plate of salt. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with 4 ice cubes and shake until cold. Strain the margarita into the glass with the salted rim. Fill the glass with ice and serve.
Recipe from allrecipes
2.5 oz Agavero® Original
3 oz pineapple juice
½ oz lime juice
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Pinch of ground ginger
Shake all ingredients in a shaker. Pour over ice. Garnish with a sprig of cilantro.
Recipe from Agavero
2 oz Anejo Tequila
3 oz cranberry juice
1 oz lime juice
2 splashes orange liqueur
Garnish: lime slices
Gather the ingredients. Pour the tequila, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into chilled stemmed glasses. Add a splash of Grand Marnier to each glass. Garnish each glass with a slice of lime. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe from The Spruce Eats
Cheers! Be sure to be well-stocked come National Tequila Day. Explore Cask Cartel, the no. 1 source for all things liquor, premium spirits and alcoholic drinkables!
- The Cartel