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8 Great Margarita Day Recipes | Cheers

Margarita Day rolls around again on Feb. 22, and what better way to  honor the best-selling cocktail than with a fresh spin on the classic. There’s no shortage of riffs on the Margarita, so we’ve rounded up some favorite flavors and new contenders, plus a no-alcohol option.

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Blood Orange Margarita 
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2 oz. Cincoro Blanco tequila
1 ½ oz. Blood orange juice 
½ oz. Fresh lime juice
¼ oz. Agave syrup

Build all ingredients into a cocktail shaker then shake vigorously. Pour into an ice filled rocks glass and garnish with lime wheel.

The mixologists at Cincoro created this recipe.

Pomegranate Margarita

Pomegranate Manarita
2 oz. Teremana Blanco tequila
1 oz. Pomegranate juice
¾ oz. Fresh lime juice
½ oz. Agave nectar
Pinch of Salt

Combine ingredients and shake. Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

The mixologists at Teremana created this recipe.

Jalapeño Margarita
Jalapeño Margarita

Jalapeno Margarita
2 oz. La Adelita Tequila Blanco
2 oz. Freshly squeezed orange juice
1 oz. Agave
1 oz. Fresh lime juice and lime for garnish
¼ Jalapeno muddled
Dash of cayenne pepper and salt for rim

For a salted rim, rub a juicy lime wedge around the rim of the glass, then dip in salt of choice. Combine your ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain and serve on the rocks, and garnish with jalapeno slices and a lime wedge.

The mixologists at La Adelita created this recipe.

Spicy Pineapple Margarita
Spicy Pineapple Margarita

Spicy Pineapple Margarita
2 oz. Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila
1 oz. Pineapple
½ oz. Lime
½ oz. Dry Curaçao
¼ oz. Agave
Dashes of Firewater bitters
4 Blackberries

Muddle blackberries in a shaker, then add all ingredients over ice. Shake well and strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

The mixologists at Rebel Republic, which has two locations in the Los Angeles area, created this recipe.

8 Great Margarita Day Recipes | Cheers
Marigold Margarita

Marigold Margarita
2 oz. Espolón Blanco tequila
½ oz. Monin Hibiscus syrup
1 oz. Orange juice
½ oz. Lime juice

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

The mixologists at Espolón created this recipe.

La Rojita Margarita
La Rojita

La Rojita
1 ½ oz. Tequila Cazadores Blanco
¾ oz. Orange Curacao
¾ oz. The Perfect Puree Red Jalapeno puree, thawed
¾ oz. Lime juice
1 oz. Simple syrup

Combine all ingredients with ice. Shake and serve in the rocks with a chili salt rim. Garnish with lime and a red jalapeno slice.

Mixologist Manny Hiojosa created this recipe.

Margarita Amore
Margarita Amore

Margarita Amore
1 ½ oz. Patrón Reposado tequila
½ oz. Patrón Citrónge Orange liqueur
1 oz. Apple juice
½ oz. Fresh lime juice
½ oz. Valentina-passion fruit syrup*

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to chill. Strain into a chilled Margarita glass. Garnish with a small chili pepper.

*For Valentina-passion fruit syrup: Combine two parts passion fruit syrup to one part Valentina hot sauce and stir to combine. Store refrigerated.

The mixologists at Patron created this recipe.

Maple Marg
Maple Marg

Maple Marg
(Non-alcoholic)
2 oz. Ritual Tequila Alternative
1 oz. Orange juice
1 oz. Fresh lime juice
½ oz. Maple syrup
Lime slice or wedge

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, shake, shake. Pour into a cocktail glass, garnish with a lime slice or wedge.

The mixologists at Ritual created this recipe.



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