Have a case of the winter blues? National Margarita Day falls on Saturday, February 22, so whip up a summery sip and let the countdown to summer commence – because in addition to National Margarita Day, it’s also officially 100 days until summer.
The Nocturnal Burn: (Created by @highproofpreacher)
Directions: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice. Strain into a chilled coupe. Cut a thick swath of orange peel and briefly heat it with a match. Squeeze the peel over the match flame directly over the drink, igniting the citrus oils. Then garnish with the orange peel.
Partida Spicy Margarita:
Directions: Slice the Jalapeno pepper, put into the cocktail shaker and muddle. Add the ice, lime juice, sweetner and tequila. Shake and strain into a glass over ice. Garnish with lime and jalapeno.
Chamucos Classic Margarita:
Directions: Shake, strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Bribón Jalapeño Avocado Margarita:
Directions: Place ripe avocado, cilantro, and jalapeño slices in a cocktail shaker. Muddle ingredients until thoroughly mashed. Add remaining ingredients to the shaker and shake vigorously. Strain the cocktail into two rocks glasses filled with ice, and garnish with remaining cilantro sprigs and lime wheels.
The Sparkling Fox: (Created by Cassandra Rosen, Tussock Jumper Wines)
Directions: Mix the lime juice, tequila, Cointreau and simple syrup in a pitcher. Stir if you prefer it on the rocks, pour into a blender with ice for frozen. Pour the salt on a small plate. Moisten the rim of your glass with lime, and dip the glass in the salt. Fill the glasses with ice (if rocks), then fill them 1/2 full with the tequila mixture. Top glasses with Tussock Jumper Prosecco, garnish with lime wheels, serve.
Tanteo Tequila Golden Company Margarita:
Directions: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice Shake well and strain into an ice-filled Rocks Glass Garnish with a lemon wedge and a ginger slice.
Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice in a Double Old-Fashioned glass.
Directions: Salt the rim, garnish with lime.
Snow White Coconut Patrón Margarita:
Directions: Add ingredients to shaker with ice and shake hard to chill and combine. Strain onto fresh ice in a rocks glass.