5 New Ways To Drink Tequila For National Tequila Day

No basic margaritas or boring tequila shots here, we've rounded up 5 innovative recipes for National Tequila Day!

Tonight, we pay tribute to the drink derived from the agave plant in the highlands of Mexico.

July 24th is National Tequila Day. Who cares if it's a Wednesday? We are drinking. Tonight, we pay tribute to the drink derived from the agave plant in the highlands of Mexico. Many of the cocktails have a Mexican flavor, and some of them just have a flavor of their own.

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The Paloma, a traditional Mexican drink is one option. The unique, deconstructed, cocktail is perfect for those who love a sweet and sour drink in an unconventional way. For a cocktail that gives you the mid-week buzz you need, but also gives you a healthy feeling, check out the Azoteas Verdes Margarita. (It has kale and green pepper — it must be healthy).

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If you want a sweeter cocktail, with a classic twist, get jiggy with it with the Get Figgy With It cocktail. This drink has lemon, fig jam, and egg whites for an old school twist on a new school cocktail. A spice-forward cocktail is also in our roundup! Check out The Freshest Sangrita for a spicy, sweet, and sour tequila cocktail. For those who love a strong drink, you’ll love sipping on the Mexican Mule. Trust us, it's 5 o'clock somewhere.