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Celebrate National Margarita Day with these must-try Margarita mixes!

While fine spirits aficionados don’t always require a specific day to savor distinctive and refreshing cocktails, having one certainly adds to the enjoyment. Good news is that National Margarita Day is just around the corner (22nd February, 2024), and we’re here to serve you some chilling cocktail recipes on a silver platter, or should I say, in a margarita glass? Read on:

Zesty Agave Bliss

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Ingredients:

Don Julio Blanco- 1.5 oz

Fresh Lime Juice- 1 oz

Agave Nectar- 0.5 oz

The zest of 1 lime and sea salt purposefully dusted- for garnish
Method:

Begin by rimming a rocks glass with salt. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass over fresh ice. Finish by garnishing with lime zest and a salt rim, and Voila!

 

Blue Pea Lavender Slush

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Ingredients:

Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila-60ml

Blue Pea Lavender Tea- 20ml

Lime Juice- 15ml

Orange Peel- for garnish

Method:

Start off by brewing the Blue Pea Lavender Tea and let it cool to room temperature. In a shaker, combine the Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila, Blue Pea Lavender Tea, and Lime Juice. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well for about 15-20 seconds to chill the mixture. Strain the margarita into a glass filled with ice and garnish with a twist of orange peel.

 

Indicano

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Ingredients:

Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila- 60ml

Sweet Tamarind- 4-5

Orange Liqueur- 15ml

Fresh Lime Juice- 15ml

Basmati Rice Syrup- 20ml

Method:
To start off, remove the seeds and any fibres from the tamarind pods. In a shaker, muddle the sweet tamarind pieces until they are well mashed. Add the Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila, Orange Liqueur, Fresh Lime Juice, and Basmati Rice Syrup to the shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake the ingredients vigorously for about 10-15 seconds to chill the mixture. Strain the cocktail into a glass filled with ice. Optionally, garnish with a slice of lime or a tamarind pod for presentation.

 

Don Julio Paloma

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Ingredients:

Don Julio Reposado Tequila- 1.5 oz

Fresh Lime Juice- 0.5 oz

Fresh Grapefruit Juice- 1 oz

Lime wedge- for garnish

Method:

Mix Don Julio Reposado, fresh lime juice, and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake thoroughly and pour into a glass over ice. Optionally, you can add grapefruit juice and soda water for that extra punch. Take the aesthetics up a notch by garnishing with a twist of grapefruit peel or a lime wedge.

 

Mezcal Berry Margarita

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Ingredients:

Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila 45ml

Mezcal 20ml

Orange Liqueur 15ml

Lime Juice 15ml

Strawberry

Method:

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh strawberries to release their juices. Add the Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila, Mezcal, Orange Liqueur, and Lime Juice to a shaker filled with ice. Shake well until the mixture is thoroughly chilled. Strain the cocktail into a glass. Garnish with a fresh strawberry on the rim of the glass. Enjoy!

Passion Fruit Margarita

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Ingredients:

Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila- 60ml
Passion Fruit- 20ml
Jalapeño Brine 15ml

Method:

Shaken.

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Anushka Manik

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