If there is ever a food holiday that needs to be celebrate and acknowledged as a national holiday, it is National Tequila Day on July 24. Whether you prefer the sweetness of the Añejo or the smoothness of the Blanco, we have got you covered with flavorful bevvies from margaritas to a spicy beso caliente! Have your own fiesta at home with these five recipes below!
2oz of Cardamom-infused DeLeon Platinum tequila
1oz lime juice
.5oz Gum Syrup
Infuse 10 grams of cardamom in a 750 ml bottle of DeLeon Platinum for 20-30 minutes.
Add ice, 1oz lime juice, 0.5oz gum syrup, and 2oz of cardamom-infused DeLeon Platinum in a shaker.
Strain & serve.
Garnish with a cardamom pod.
1.5 oz DeLeon Reposado tequila
1 oz grapefruit juice
.75 oz lime juice
.5 oz simple syrup
Pinch of Kosher salt
Shake all ingredients with ice & strain over fresh ice into glass.
Top with Club Soda
1.5oz DeLeon Platinum tequila
1oz Watermelon Juice
3 Cherry tomatoes on Vine
.5oz Lime Juice
Mull 3 cherry tomatoes in a shaker
Blend 3-4 pieces of watermelon or 1oz of watermelon juice into a shaker
Add in remaining ingredients and pinch of salt
Shake, strain and pour over ice
Lime Wedge and Tomato
1.5oz DeLeon Añejo
.5oz Simple syrup
4-5 muddied raspberries
Muddle raspberries in a shaker, add remaining ingredients and strain over a coupe
Raspberries on a cocktail pick
1.5oz DeLeon Reposado tequila
.75oz lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup
4-6 dashes Angostura bitters
Shake first three ingredients with ice & strain into a small coupe glass
Float Angostura bitters
Either small coupe glass or rocks glass over ice