Make Craft Cocktails At-Home for National Tequila Day

As if we even needed a better reason to celebrate National Tequila Day, this year the beloved holiday lands on a Friday (July 24th), posing the greatest kickoff to your long-awaited weekend! In preparation, several local Miami hotspots are offering three of their most delicious signature cocktail recipes to easily whip-up at home. Find their inviting recipes below.
Make Craft Cocktails At-Home for National Tequila Day
Photo Credit: Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Sandia from Bodega Taqueria y Tequila


2 oz. Casamigos Blanco

½ lime squeezed
Pinch of spicy salt

4 oz. Watermelon soda

Directions: Slice lime & fill glass with ice. Squeeze lime, add tequila & salt into a shaker. Shake and strain into glass with ice. Top with watermelon soda.

OVERVIEW: If you prefer a fruiter option on this National holiday, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila serves up a delicious Sandia cocktail, flushed with flavors of watermelon. Whether you’re a host or a quest, this specialty cocktail is the perfect complement to any celebration!

Make Craft Cocktails At-Home for National Tequila Day
Photo Credit: Byblos Miami

Ottoman Cartel from Byblos Miami


3oz.  Beet Soda

2oz. Avion Silver Tequila

1oz. Spiced Barberry syrup

1oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Directions: Shake all ingredients together then strain into glass with regular ice. If you want to get fancy: garnish with a lime wheel and Marigold flowers

OVERVIEW: “The Ottoman Cartel was created for all tequila lovers looking to spice up their cocktail game while still being able to keep it on the healthier side. The spiced barberry reduction combined with beet soda will leave you with notes of sweet and heat to really freshen your palate with the guilt-free feeling of not drinking something filled with sugars and unhealthy additives.” – Melissa Reigle, Beverage Manager at Byblos Miami

Make Craft Cocktails At-Home for National Tequila Day
Photo Credit: Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.

Tommy’s Margarita from Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.


2 oz Olmeca Altos Blanco

.75 oz Agave

.75 oz Lime

Directions: Shake and strain all ingredients over ice into a rocks glass. If you’re feeling fancy, garnish with a lime wheel and black salt.

OVERVIEW: This neighborhood American bar offers a delicious Tommy’s Margarita, an industry favored classic invented over 20 years ago by Julio Bermejo of Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco. Dubbed “the only margarita recipe you need” by GQ – we can’t think of a better way to taste this holiday.

Zulma Torres

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