July 24 is National Tequila Day and there is no lack of tequila in the Las Vegas valley. Here are some great tequila cocktail recipes from our friends at The Palms, followed by a list of special offers/events for the day.
Camden Cocktail Lounge at The Palms is celebrating National Tequila Day by sharing some of its favorite recipes. Their newest cocktail is JEANIE IN A BARREL, which will be introduced on National Tequila Day.
JEANIE IN A BARREL (*Limited Time Only)
1.5oz Esplon Blanco Tequilla
.50oz Grand Marnier
2 dashes Grapefruit bitters
Rested in a barrel for 30 days
Stirred and poured over a house made salt sphere
SORBETTO & BUBBLES
1oz Don Julio Tequila
¾ Oz. St Germain
1 Oz. Lemon Sorbet
1 Oz. Raspberry Sorbet
3 Oz. Chandon Rose Champagne
Shake All Ingredients Except Champagne; Strain Into Flute With Champagne
Glassware: Champagne Flute
Garnish: Edible Gold Glittered Raspberries, Gold Stars With A Red Moon (Dehydrated Lemon And Blood Orange Wheel) And Gold Pearl Dust
THE WHITE TIGER
1.5oz Casamigos Blanco
75oz St Germain
.75oz Lemon Juice
.25 Sugar Tincure
1oz Egg White
Activated Islay Perfume
Add Tequila, St Germain, Lemon, Sugar & Egge White to tin with ice. Shake and strain into small tin. Dry shake and add 3 sprays of Islay Perfume over top.
Glassware: Classic Coupe
Garnish: Activated Islay Perfume
2oz Casamigos Blanco
2 Bar Spoons Matcha, Mint, Herb Sphere
Nitro Muddle 6 Mint Leaves in Glass Shaker, Add Tequila, Agave, Lemon and Matcha. Shake with ice and double strain over Herb Sphere.
Glassware: White Rocks Glass
Garnish: Mint Lemon Twist
And, check out these special offers from around town:
Pink Taco at Hard Rock hotel-casino is celebrating National Tequila Day on July 24 with $3 shots with purchase of a margarita. The daily Happy Hour from 4 to 6 pm. Features Mi Casa Margaritas, well drinks, Sonoran street dogs, chicken taquitos, zonkey nachos and more for $7 each.
Borracha Mexican Cantina is also celebrating National Tequila Day with all-you-can-drink Casamigos tequila shots or margaritas for $24. Also includes all-you-can-eat street tacos and a live DJ after 7 p.m.
El Dorado Cantina will be celebrating National Tequila Day with drink specials and prize giveaways on July 24. In addition to offering its ongoing Tuesday special, $5 1942 Don Julio tequila shots, guests can also enjoy half off El Dorado house margaritas ($6).
Falling conveniently on Taco Tuesday, the Mandalay Bay Shoppes location of Hussong’s Cantina will serve a free shot of Sauza tequila with the purchase of three tacos and the Boca Park location will serve a free shot of Sauza tequila with the purchase of two tacos. There will also be live mariachis at the Boca Park location from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and at the Mandalay Bay Shoppes location from 7 to 10 p.m.
Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant is celebrating by offering discounted shots ($6.95) of its signature Pancho’s Barrel Select Reposada tequila. The signature tequila will also be offered in the Pancho’s Paloma, made with Pancho’s Barrel Select Reposado tequila, sparkling grapefruit soda and lime juice, priced at $11.75.
Freed’s Bakery, the featured bakery on the Food Network hit show “Vegas Cakes [foodnetwork.com],” has created a tasty Pineapple Margarita cupcake in celebration of National Tequila Day – a signature vanilla cupcake with a tequila wash, topped with pineapple and key lime buttercream and colorful sprinkles.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will offer the watermelon crush on National Tequila Day. It is made with Casamigos Blanco Tequila, cointreau, Monin watermelon puree, fresh-squeezed lime juice, and basil leaves. It will be available through Labor Day.