National Tequila Day: Hot Deals And Classy Cocktails (5 Recipes)

National Tequila Day: Hot Deals And Classy Cocktails (5 Recipes)

National Tequila Day is upon us!


If you love Margarita Mondays (who doesn't?) you're in a for a big treat on July 24! In honor of the agave-based, robust and sometimes smoky liquor, you'll be delighted to know that there are a number of chains offering serious discounts!


Check out some of the best deals across the country for National Tequila Day, courtesy of TIME:

Abuelo's: $6.95 premium cocktails! 

Applebees: Approximately 70 Applebee's in the Texas area (sorry, Lone Star state only! You'll have to check your local restaurant to see if they have any deals) are offering a "DollaRita" special, where you can get a 10-ounce marg for $1. This deal is good until July 31!

Chevy's Fresh Mex: $3 house margaritas and $5 tequila shots all day at participating locations.

El Torito: Grab some Patron silver margaritas or tequila shots for $7 each -- even less during happy hour!

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant: Grab some $5 margaritas (regular and strawberry) all day!

On the Border: Load up on house margaritas for only $2 a piece.

Are you more in the mood to stay in tonight? Call up some friends and invite them over for a fabulous Tequila Day party -- you can make some of these classy, smooth cocktails, courtesy of DeLeon Tequila!

1. DeLeon Mexican Mule

Mexican Mule

1 1/2 ounces DeLeon Platinum Tequila
3/4 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
Top with ginger beer and garnish with lime wheel 

2. DeLeon Tequila Beso Caliente ("Hot Kiss")

1 1/2 ounces DeLeon Reposado Tequila 
3/4 ounce lemon juice
1 ounce simple syrup
4 dashes Angostura bitters 

3. Sandia Margarita


1 1/4 ounces DeLeon Platinum Tequila
3/4 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce agave
3 large chunks of watermelon

4. Platinum Fresco

Platinum Fresco

1 1/2 ounces DeLeon Platinum Tequila
1 1/2 ounces coconut water
1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice

5. El Nino

El Nino
1 1/4 ounces DeLeon Reposado Tequila
3/4 ounce lime juice
3/4 ounce passion fruit juice
3/4 ounce orgeat syrup