National Tequila Day 2015: Top 5 Best Drinks & Shot Recipes
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National Tequila Day 2015: Top 5 Best Drinks & Shot Recipes

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Today is National Tequila Day 2015 and we’ve got some of the best shots and drink recipes. But first, let’s talk about some of the deals available for tequila lovers out there. To celebrate the occasion many Mexican restaurants and bars have deals on tequila drinks and margaritas, so check your local establishments. Here are some of the deals going on today:

Chevys: Shots of Jose Cuervo tequila are $2 all day on Friday.



El Torito: Same exact deal as Chevys–$2 Jose Cuervo shots all day on Friday.


On the Border: House margaritas and shots of Lunazul Reposado tequila available for $2 each on both Friday and Saturday of this weekend.


Abuelo’s: Premium margaritas will be priced at $5.95 all day on Friday at participating locations of this Mexican restaurant chain, which has locations in 14 states. The options include the Agave Margarita, Skinny Margarita, Platinum Margarita, and Cerveza Rita.


Now let’s get into some of the awesome drink and shot recipes for the holiday …

1. GILT CITY X BOULTON & WATT: GEMELO DIABLO

Ingredients:
1 oz. Silver Tequila
3/4 oz. Chili Liqueur
1/2 oz. Triple Sec
1/4 oz. Agave
Juice of 1 lime
Tajin rim on the glass


2. SALTY CHIHUAHUA

Ingredients:
1 wedge lime
coarse salt
ice
1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger tequila
5 fluid ounces lemonade


3. GRAPEFRUIT TEQUILA SLAMMER

Ingredients:
4 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
2 ounces silver tequila
2 ounces lemon lime soda
garnish with additional grapefruit


4. MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE

Ingredients:
3 cups Milk (I used 1% and it was good)
1 and ½ bars Ibarra chocolate; broken into chunks
6 Tbsp Scharffenberger Cocoa Powder
2 Tbsp Cane Sugar
⅛ – ¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper (start with ⅛ tsp and season to taste)
4 ozs Tequila
½ cup heavy whipping cream
Ground Cinnamon for Garnish


5. WATERMELON CRAWL SHOTS

Ingredients:
4 cups fresh watermelon, cubed
3 1/2 oz. tequila blanco
sugar, optional for rimming


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