National Tequila Day! July 24

16 Jul

Apparently, July 24 is National Tequila Day. I assumed that would be Cinco de Mayo, but you know what happens when you assume…

Anywho, we have received several emails about how to spice up your margarita so I thought we’d share  a few with you all.

Cucumber Mint Margarita
Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:
1/2 cup chopped cucumber, peeled and seeded
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup key lime juice
1/4 cup chopped mint
1/3 cup tequila reposado
2 tablespoons orange liqueur
1/8 teaspoon Tabasco Original Red Sauce
6 ice cubes

Garnish:
Salt to rim glasses
2 cucumber slices

Preparation:
Blend ingredients in a blender for one minute. Divide between two 6-ounce salt-rimmed glasses. Garnish each glass with a cucumber slice.

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Este Lado
Created by Mixologists Ben Scorah and Marshall Altier

Ingredients:

1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco
1/2 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
Slice of English Cucumber
Mint Sprig
Mint and Cucumber Wheel Garnish

Preparation:
Muddle English Cucumber and mint sprig in simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.
Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice and ice. Shake well.
Strain Contents over ice into a rocks glass.
Garnish with mint sprig and cucumber wheel.

Ideal Serving:
Rocks Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fl oz of alcohol

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