National Tequila Day is July 24 - Try these unique drink recipes to celebrate | Robyns.World
Have I got a great holiday for you this week! July 24 is National Tequila Day! Now there are, of course, plenty of margarita recipes you could use to celebrate National Tequila Day but I have some different drink recipes that use tequila. Thanks to Sparkling ICE for sharing these recipes today.

Tequila is actually made from the blue agave plant and was first produced in the 16th century. The men who harvest the agave plants are known as jimadores and pass along their expertise from generation to generation. One other interesting fact (these were found on Wikipedia) is that the tequila worm is actually an indication of a moth infestation of the agave plants and actually produces a lower quality product. It is really something added as a marketing gimmick.

And a fun little throw back to help celebrate the day, here is PeeWee Herman doing his famous Tequila dance from his movie, PeeWee’s Big Adventure.

TEQUILA!
Honey im home tequila cocktail

Honey, I’m Home Cocktail

Honey, I’m Home Cocktail

Ingredients

  • cut up fresh fruit such as strawberries blueberries, kimi, lime
  • ice cubes
  • Strawberry Lemonade Sparkling Ice
  • raw honey, just a touch to taste
  • dash of Orgeat syrup - this is an almond based syrup and worth having on hand
  • Tequila

Directions

Add fruit and crushed ice cubes to large glass and smash fruit up into ice. Add Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade, honey, orgeat syrup, and tequila. Shake or stir well. Garnish with more fresh fruit. Serve.

 

Blood Orange Tea tequila cocktail

Blood Orange Tea Cocktail

Blood Orange Tea Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1oz Grand Marnier
  • 1oz Peach Iced Tea
  • 1oz tequila
  • 1 Medium blood orange

Directions

Combine Grand Marnier, peach iced tea and tequila in glass. Cut blood orange in half. From one of the halves cut slice of blood orange and set aside for garnish. Squeeze juice from remaining pieces of blood orange into drink. Garnish with slice of orange. Serve.

 

How will you celebrate National Tequila Day? Do you have any favorite recipes for drinks or food that use tequila that you would like to share?

Robyn