It’s National Tequila Day and we have some of the best shots and cocktails to celebrate. With more options now than ever before, there is a great tequila for every taste and budget. To top that, there may be some health benefits too!
“Experts say that a shot before lunch can stimulate the appetite, and one after a big dinner can aid digestion. Pairing that shot with a glass of water is a good way to go.” (via Forbes.com)
Here’s some suggestions for celebrating today:
Olmeca Altos is a great blanco tequila for those on a budget. It can stand alone as a shot or mixes well in margaritas.
Patron is one of the most popular tequila brands. It can be found in almost every bar or liquor store around. While it is more pricey, it’s also convenient and goes great with cocktails.
Margarita: Whether you like it with a salt or sugar rim, a sharp Margarita is always a good choice. This easy mix of lime juice, Cointreau, and blanco tequila is the perfect drink for a good night.
The Paloma: Simple yet refreshing. This cocktail is made with white tequila, pink grapefruit juice, lime juice, sugar syrup and soda water. It’s perfect for sipping and chilling.
Tequila Sunrise: This cocktail is so good, it has it’s own song. Made with white tequila, orange juice and grenadine this drink is as tasty as it is colorful.