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Margarita 5 Ways

Margarita 5 Ways

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  • Coarse sea salt
  • Chili-lime seasoning
  • Tequila Triple Sec
  • Blue curacao
  • Blood orange sparkling water
  • Blood orange juice
  • Pineapple juice
  • Agave syrup
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • Lime Wedges
  • Jalapeno slices
  • Bucket of ice


Classic Margarita

  1. Moisten the rim of a glass with a lime wedge. Sprinkle salt onto a plate. Lightly dip the moistened rim into the salt.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with fresh ice. Add 2 oz tequila, 1.5 oz triple sec, and 1 oz lime juice. Cover and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker has frosted.
  3. Strain margarita into the chilled glass and garnish with a slice of lime.

Spicy Pineapple Margarita

  1. Sprinkle chili lime seasoning onto a plate. Moisten the rim of a glass with lime wedge. Press the moistened rim into the seasoning. Fill the glass with ice.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with 2 oz tequila and 2 jalapeno slices. Use a muddler to crush the peppers. Add 4 oz pineapple juice, ¾ oz triple sec, and ¾ oz lime juice to the shaker and add a cup of ice. Seal and shake vigorously until outside is frosted, 10- 15 seconds.
  3. Strain margarita into the glass and garnish with remaining jalapeno slice, if desired.

Blood Orange Margarita

  1. Combine .5 oz tequila, 1.5 oz triple sec, 2.5 oz blood orange sparkling water, juice of 1 blood orange, and juice of ½ a lime in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into margarita glasses.

Caribbean Blue Margarita

  1. Moisten rim of a cocktail glass with lime wedge. If desired, sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rim in salt. Fill glass with ice.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine 1.5 oz tequila, 1 oz blue curacao and .5 oz lime juice. Fill with ice; cover and shake until frost forms on the outside of the shaker, 15-20 seconds. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

Grapefruit Margarita

  1. Stir together ¼ c grapefruit juice, ¼ c lime juice, 1 oz triple sec, 1 oz tequila, and ¾ tsp agave syrup in a pitcher, and mix with ice cubes. Strain the cocktail into a margarita glass.