Celebrate National Tequila Day with Hornitos

This National Tequila Day, Thursday, July 24, celebrate with a 100% agave tequila that provides a smooth taste in each and every sip – Hornitos® Tequila. With the rising popularity of tequila in the US, the stage is set for an epic celebration. Hornitos has bartenders covered this year with a few delicious recipes that will impress anyone looking to come out and celebrate the holiday.    

Hornitos Black Barrel® is a groundbreaking new spirit that is celebrating its first National Tequila Day this year. Triple aged to create a uniquely complex tequila with whiskey characteristics, the newest premium offering from Hornitos is a spirit unlike anything else in the tequila category. While Black Barrel® is best on the rocks or neat, it is also a perfect blend for a unique tequila cocktail.


La Bamba


2 parts Hornitos Black Barrel®
½ part lime juice
½ part agave
½ part Chile liqueur (or dash of hot sauce)
Ginger beer

Preparation: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass (except ginger beer), add ice, and shake vigorously. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve in a coupe glass.



Cherry Valance


1 ½ parts Hornitos Black Barrel®
½ part Applejack
½ part fresh lemon juice
⅓ part pomegranate syrup
Egg white

Preparation: Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass, add ice and shake extremely vigorously until egg whites are mixed well. Serve in a coupe glass.

You can also sip Hornitos Lime Shot, which simplifies the tequila process and eliminates any post-tequila shot cringe that you may experience. No matter what your preferred option is, Hornitos has you covered for the holiday.