El Tikiliero from Esotico Miami
When Life Gives You Lemons… Slice Them Up and Find Some Tequila
– Our picks for Celebrating National Tequila Day in Miami
Despite the limitations associated with COVID-19’s social distancing rules, many restaurants and bars are providing novel solutions for Happy Hour. Miami’s reputation has been observed as an analogous melting pot; establishing a collective hunger for culture and tradition.
Tequila has been produced by the Aztecs in Mexico since the 1500s, and with 80 percent of Mexico’s tequila exported to the United States, we sure know how to celebrate! These are what bars and restaurants in Miami are serving up to enjoy National Tequila Day safely and deliciously.
In celebration of National Tequila Day, Coyo Taco is offering $5 draft margaritas and $7 frozen blood orange red bull margaritas. This awesome deal is redeemable at all Coyo Taco locations (Wynwood, Brickell, Coral Gables, and Palm Beach). If you’re not comfortable with outdoor dining, Coyo is also offering curbside pick-up and Margarita Gallons to go for $39.99. Simply open, pour, sip- all while staying safe at home!
Celebrating Tequila Day, Monty’s Raw Bar has created a signature Rosemary Pina-Rita’s for $10 all day. The cocktail features fresh pineapple, Blanco tequila, and rosemary essence. Monty’s Happy Hour is from 4-7 p.m. and it includes $6 frozen margaritas including mango, strawberry, and the classic with fresh lime. In honor of the festivities. Taquerias el Mexicano, the “Mexico City-style” taqueria in Little Havana is serving 2 for 1 on all tequila cocktails for their garden dining guests. Choose between their Diablo con Fuego Cocktail, Mango, or traditional Margarita
Spanglish craft cocktail bar and kitchen located in Wynwood is offering curbside pick-up for both food and cocktails. Spanglish is offering a limited time “Chai-Kwando” cocktail, through Sunday, July 26th. This cocktail features chai infused tequila, hibiscus coconut reduction, lime, and spiced salt at 2 for $15 dollars or a bottle size for $55.
Bodega Taqueria and Tequila in Miami Beach are offering virtual happy hours from 6-8 p.m., with $5 frozen margaritas. To celebrate National Tequila Day Bodega has partnered with Casamigos Tequila to put together a tequila day essentials kit to celebrate at home. Complete with Casamigos Boston shaker, tajin, eye patches, and of course a bottle of Blanco Casamigos Tequila.
Take the party home with El Tikilero cocktail 3lts pouches to-go ( 3lts = 4 bottles 750ml) from Esotico, made with Herradura Tequila, Gem & Bolt Mezcal, fresh pineapple juice, and their secret blue agave mix all harmoniously blended together with a touch of allspice is also available on Happy Hour at Esotico Miami’s Patio.
Tequila Herradura will be offering free cocktails and giveaways at the following locations: Oh Mexico from 1 pm – 3 pm, Tequiztlan from 6 pm – 8 pm, R house from 5 pm – 7 pm and Tacology from 5 pm – 7 pm. Blend your complimentary drink while pedaling Herradrura’s bike. Participate in Tacology’s giveaway for a chance to win a Helicopter ride with Keen fly Can’t get any better than this! Don’t forget to tag us @2ozmag to be featured in our stories.
At home Recipe by Chef Scott Linquist: Passionista
Chef Scott Linquist is a world-renown chef and restaurateur. He is currently the Chef Partner at Coyo Taco. With his unique concept development strategy and well versed in all cuisines, his beverage programs are akin to a cocktail lover’s degustation menu.
- 1.5 oz Blanco Tequila
- ½ oz Ancho Reyes liqueur
- 1 oz lime juice
- 1 oz passion fruit puree
- 1 oz orange juice
- 1 oz agave nectar
- ½ oz Grand Marnier
- Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice cubes, pour all ingredients except Grand Marnier over the ice and shake vigorously.
- Strain into a martini glass. Carefully pour Grand Marnier on top (using the back of a spoon helps) so it floats, garnish with an orange slice.
- Rim the glass with salt or Tajin if you prefer it.