Our Favorite Tequila Cocktails to Celebrate National Tequila Day

National Tequila Day
July 7, 2021

National Tequila Day is July 24, and we’re serving up some delicious tequila cocktails. Go beyond the margarita and try one of these fun tequila cocktails to celebrate. 

The Oldest Fashioned with Patrón Extra Añejo


2 oz Patrón Extra Añejo

.25 oz vanilla simple syrup

2 dashes chocolate bitters

1 grapefruit peel

1 orange peel for garnish


Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice to chill.

Strain over large ice cubes in a double old fashioned glass.

Garnish with zest of an orange peel.

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Don Julio Paloma


1.5 oz Don Julio Reposado Tequila

.5 oz fresh lime juice

1 oz fresh grapefruit juice


Combine Don Julio Reposado, fresh lime juice, and agave nectar into a cocktail shaker with ice.

Shake well and strain into a glass over ice.

Top cocktail off with grapefruit juice and soda water if desired.

Garnish with grapefruit peel or lime wedge.

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Altos Cactus Cooler Cocktail 


1 part Olmeca Altos Tequila

1 part orange juice

½ part tangerine juice

½ part lime juice

1 ½ parts cranberry juice

½ oz triple sec

4 parts lemon-lime soda

Squeeze of tangerine juice

Tangerine slice, for garnish

Mint sprig, for garnish


Add ice, tequila, juices, and triple sec to a cocktail shaker and shake.

Pour into a tall glass, add the lemon-lime soda and garnishes.

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Grab your favorite tequila and get ready to celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24.

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