If you’re looking for a good excuse to decorate your glass with some salt and kick back with a spicy chilled down drink than tomorrow is the day for you. National Tequila Day isn’t just a day to celebrate Mexico’s national spirit but also a day to give yourself a brake, sit down and relax with a Margarita, Bloody Mary or Sunrise cocktail in your hands. Guys over at Partida Tequila put up a refreshing and spicy twist on the classic Margarita, the best cocktail recipe to celebrate this Mexican elixir.
Cucumber Mint Margarita
Makes 2 servings
1/2 cup chopped cucumber, peeled and seeded
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup key lime juice
1/4 cup chopped mint
1/3 cup tequila reposado
2 tablespoons orange liqueur
1/8 teaspoon Tabasco brand Original Red Sauce
6 ice cubes
Salt to rim glasses
2 cucumber slices
Blend ingredients in a blender for one minute. Divide between two 6-ounce salt-rimmed glasses. Garnish each glass with a cucumber slice.
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