International Tequila Day: Top 3 cocktails to celebrate!

Welcome to our homage to International Tequila Day! An event that in Mexico we cannot fail to celebrate, after all, more than just a simple drink, tequila has become a symbol of the rich Mexican culture and tradition.

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Toast to celebrate International Tequila Day

Therefore, in this blog, we embark on an exciting journey through the land of the blue agave to get to know its most famous distillate. So get ready to explore the fascinating world of tequila, discover some of its most important facts, and of course, celebrate with its best cocktails.

International Tequila Day

1. When is International Tequila Day celebrated?

International Tequila Day is celebrated every year on July 24th, a date that was initially chosen by UNESCO when the agave fields and old industrial facilities of Tequila, Jalisco were declared a cultural heritage site in 2006.

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Worker in agave fields

So to continue celebrating this great achievement, this date was also chosen to acknowledge the cultural and historical importance of this iconic Mexican liquor around the world.

2. What country is tequila from?

The genuine tequila is distilled and produced with passion and dedication in Mexican lands, to be more specific, in Jalisco, the state where the city of Tequila is located and where it acquired its denomination of origin.

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Tequila bottle, popular beverages in Mexico

Although it is also produced in other states such as Nayarit, Guanajuato, Michoacán and Tamaulipas, it is from Jalisco that it acquires its characteristic flavor and aroma that makes it so special.

So, if you are looking for the true taste of this national drink, the best place to do it is Mexico!

3. Top 3 tequila cocktails to celebrate

Give International Tequila Day a twist by enjoying 3 of its most classic and refreshing cocktails. We assure you that they will be the perfect companion to live an experience full of authentic and delicious flavors!

The Margarita

Classics of classics, the margarita is one of the most famous and appreciated summer drinks among cocktail lovers. So, on a day as important as today, you can’t leave it off your list!

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Margarita glass, frosted drink with salt

And the best of all is that making it is not difficult at all. To prepare it, all you will need is tequila, triple sec (orange liqueur), lime or lemon juice, ice and salt to decorate the rim of the glass. 

Once you have all the ingredients, mix them in a shaker and serve in a glass previously frosted with salt, and that’s it, you will have the perfect combination of freshness and sweetness in a glass!

Tequila Sunrise

This drink stands out for being an iconic and visually stunning cocktail, which in addition to reminding us of the sunrise also offers a burst of flavors that will transport you to a tropical paradise.

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Colorful summer drink, Tequila Sunrise

To prepare it, mix tequila, orange juice and a touch of grenadine. Serve in a tall glass with ice and garnish with a slice of orange and a cherry. You will see that as the flavors mix, the grenadine will create a visual effect that is simply beautiful!

Long Island

Although this drink is popularly known as Long Island Tea, don’t be fooled, it offers a combination of several liqueurs, which create an explosion of intense but delightful flavors. 

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Refreshing Long Island drink

Its preparation requires a careful blend of rum, vodka, tequila, gin, triple sec, lime juice, and a small amount of cola, which gives it that distinctive amber color. 

Served in a tall glass with plenty of ice, the Long Island is an impressive and bold cocktail that is sure to tingle your senses with every sip. However, because of its potency, we suggest you enjoy it in moderation.

Celebrate International Tequila Day at Pischán Restaurant

Now that you know the selection of delicious cocktails to celebrate International Tequila Day as it deserves, we invite you to take your summer getaway to the next level at Pischán Restaurant, located in the Mayan jungle of Cobá.

As in addition to offering you a tropical and enchanting ambiance, it promises not only exquisite classic cocktails, but also incredible ancestral dishes and fabulous signature mixology. 

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Drinks to enjoy on International Tequila Day

So if you are in Coba and its surroundings, do not hesitate to contact our direct line 998 342 0198, or if you prefer, book through our website.

And that’s all, let’s raise our glasses and toast to tequila, to Mexico and to the diversity of flavors it offers us. Cheers!


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