National Tequila Day Recipes – Paloma & Golden Margarita

DATE: July 23, 2021

June 24th is National Tequila Day so you KNOW we had to get a few recipes from Turtle’s Tiki Bar to share with all of you. Try your hand at a Golden Margarita or Paloma to celebrate this happy holiday.

Golden Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz gold tequila
  • ¾ oz triple sec
  • ½ oz lime juice
  • Sweet & sour mix to fill
  • Splash of orange juice
  • Salt and lime wedge for rim

Directions:

  1. Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, orange juice and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake to combine.
  2. Run a lime wedge around the rim of your serving glass and dip in salt. Add ice.
  3. Pour contents of shaker into glass and top with sweet and sour mix to fill.
  4. Stir gently to lightly mix and serve!

Paloma

Ingredients:

  • 5 ox tequila
  • ¾ oz triple sec
  • Ruby red grapefruit juice to fill
  • Club soda to fill
  • Salt and lime wedge for rim

Directions:

  1. Run a lime wedge around the rim of your serving glass and dip in salt. Add ice.
  2. Add tequila and triple sec.
  3. Add equal parts grapefruit juice and club soda to fill.
  4. Stir gently to combine and serve!

We hope you have fun mixing up these tequila cocktails this weekend and can’t wait to see you at Turtle’s Tiki Bar during your next visit to Sanibel Island!