Tequila Day on 24 July
Cultivating Blue Weber Agave in Mexico – the plants from which tequila is crafted
Get ready to raise your glasses and toast the vibrant flavours of Mexico, as Tequila Day (24 July) approaches. This annual celebration of the iconic Mexican spirit is the perfect occasion to discover new and exciting cocktail creations. Long gone are those student days with bad memories of tequila shots. It’s time to re-think tequila. Reach for something sophisticated with these 100% Blue Weber Agave tequilas: and . The good news is that they are easy to find as sells KAH Tequila (£35 for 70cl) and stocks Rooster Rojo Tequila (from £28.60).
We’ve curated two exceptional tequila-based cocktails to enjoy on this special day. First up: the KAH Blanco Paloma cocktail, a refreshing blend of Tequila and grapefruit taste notes that will transport you straight to sunny Mexico. Made with KAH Blanco Tequila, a spirit renowned for its smoothness and character, this cocktail will delight you and your guests whether you are a tequila aficionado or new to the taste tequila.
The KAH Blanco Paloma cocktail offers a harmonious balance of zesty grapefruit, tangy lime, and a hint of sweetness, making it a special choice for summer celebrations. This bottle, adorned with glorious skull ‘Day of the Dead’ motifs, is available exclusively at over 500 Tesco stores and Tesco.com.
Next on the cocktail list are the delights of the Rooster Rojo Tequila range with the cocktail recently voted the UK’s favourite, a Margarita. This is an enticing cocktail that captures the essence of this timeless spirit and is truly one to savour.
Crafted with the finest Rooster Rojo Tequila, a collection of five tequilas admired by bartenders for their exceptional quality and distinctive flavours, the Rooster Rojo Margarita is a true celebration of Tequila’s rich heritage. With its perfectly blended combination of tangy lime and smooth tequila, the Rooster Rojo Margarita promises to transport your senses to the heart of Mexico. Rooster Rojo Tequilas are sold not only through Ocado but also other online drinks retailers, for those seeking a truly authentic agave taste experience. Like KAH, it is made as true tequilas should be: using only Blue Weber Agave.
Upgrade your drinks collection with these exceptional spirits and make the most of Tequila Day. Now for the recipes…
50ml KAH Blanco Tequila
10ml Agave syrup
10ml Lime juice
60ml Pink grapefruit juice
Add ice to a cocktail shaker and pour in the first four ingredients. Shake until chilled. Pour into a highball glass filled with ice and top with soda. Garnish with half a slice of pink grapefruit or pink grapefruit zest.
Rooster Rojo Classic Margarita
45ml Rooster Rojo Reposado Tequila
30ml Freshly squeezed lime juice
15ml Agave Syrup
First rim your glass with salt. Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake then strain into a fine glass. Garnish with a lime wheel or wedge and edible flowers, if available.
Finally, as Tequila Day falls on a Monday, perhaps consider starting early and shaking up these cocktails on the preceding weekend as well. After all, when life brings you limes, there’s nothing like a delicious tequila cocktail.