Cheers to Tequila Day & Cheap Drinks

July 24, 2018

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Today is National Tequila Day so if you'e looking for an excuse to drink some tequila, there it is! Tequila, which is produced only in certain parts of Mexico using the regional blue agave plant, is a favorite among Americans. 

Here are some tequila facts you may not know. 

1. 76% of Americans said the Margarita is their favorite tequila drink. 

2. Frozen margaritas are the favorite with 76% of people prefering them over margaritas on the rocks. Also, 67% of people prefer their's without salt on the rim!

3. According to these are the 5 top Tequila brands: 

  • Don Julio
  • Herradura

  • Patron

  • 1800 Tequila

  • Cabo Wabo

4. Margaritas are the favorite happy hour drink of most people.

If you're looking to celebrate tequila day, there are plenty of opportunities to save with a lot of restaurants offering specials for today!

1. Chili's: Instead of just one $5 margarita, the chain will have three $5 margarita options today.

2. Chuy's: Get $1 floaters like el Jimador Tequila, Casamigos, Casa Sauza, 1800 Tequila or get $1 off the chain’s Perfect Margarita featuring Patrón Tequila.

3. Hooters: The chain has extended its $5 Watermelon Margarita in select locations for a limited time.

4. McCormick & Schmick's: House Margaritas are $5 and Ancho Chile Margaritas $6 Tuesday.

5. On the Boarder: Through Tuesday, get $2 Classic 'Ritas and tequila shot specials start at $3. On Tuesday, there will also be taco specials starting at $2.

And there are even more deals locally. Check out the list below.