4 Margarita Recipes for National Margarita Day | KCET
4 Margarita Recipes for National Margarita Day
Update (February 22, 2019): Originally published in 2014, this list has been updated to reflect the correct 2019 date of National Margarita Day.
National Margarita Day falls on February 22, which means it's a good excuse for a party! These four new margarita recipes from restaurants around SoCal add fun flavors to elevate the drink -- a couple don't even use tequila, but opt for mezcal instead. Be safe and have fun mixing!
Courtesy of Kim Haasarud, Omni Hotels & Resorts
1.5 oz Mezcal (Kim uses Del Maguey VIDA)
.75 oz Grand Marnier
1 oz lime juice
.5 oz lemon juice
1 oz agave nectar
Garnish: Lime wheel
If salt is desired, rim half the glass with a lime wedge and dip into salt. Set aside.
Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into the ice-filled martini glass. Garnish with lime wheel.
Courtesy of Loteria Grill
2 oz. Tequila Blanco (Loteria uses Cazadores)
1 oz. Agave Nectar
2 oz. Pressed Ginger Juice
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
.75 oz. Fresh Pineapple Juice
In a mixing glass, combine tequila, agave, ginger, and lime. Shake. Add the pineapple juice, add ice and shake again. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and candied ginger.
Hearts & Tarts
Courtesy of TART
1 Jalapeño Slice
1 1/2 oz. El Silencio Mezcal
3/4 oz. Passionfruit Syrup
3/4 oz. Orange Curaçao
3/4 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
In a mixing glass, with a muddler press a jalapeño slice. Add rest of ingredients, add ice and shake. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Cucumber Lavender Margarita
Courtesy of Tortilla Republic
2 oz. Casa Noble Organic Tequila (or other 100% agave silver tequila)
2-3 ½ Inch Cucumber Slices, muddled
1.5 oz. Fresh Squeeze Lime Juice
0.75 oz. Lavender-Infused Simple Syrup
(soak 4-5 sprigs of lavender in simple syrup for 2-3 days, or purchase at farmers' markets and specialty grocers)
Shake. Pour into a 12.5 oz. glass on rocks. Garnish with cucumber and fresh lavender blossoms.
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