margarita

Cinco De Mayo Margarita Recipes – The mixture of tequila and lime has an almost magical effect.  Its fusion has been celebrated throughout the world for centuries, while its most popular cocktail is only about sixty years young.  Today, that cocktail will be the most popular drink sold in every bar and mexican restaurant in the US.  Whether you prefer yours on the rocks, frozen, top shelf or without salt, we’ve put together a collection of recipes from around the web to whet your whistle today.  Pick your favorite, mix it up and share with us your feedback…

Grey Goose Margarita by Bon Vivant Events

  • 2 oz Grey Goose Le Citron
  • Homemade sour mix to taste
    • 1 cup lemon juice
    • ¾ cup lime juice
    • 1 cup simple syrup
    • 2 egg whites (the egg whites are optional)
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • Salt for Rim
  • Lime wedge

Check out more over at BonVivantEvents.com

The Margarita by Cocktailiana

  • 2 oz 100% Agave Reposado Tequila
  • 1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • .75 oz Agave Nectar

It doesn’t get any simpler (or better) than that.  Check out the philosophy of the simple margarita at Cocktailiana.

The Classic Margarita by Kitchn’s Nora Maynard

  • 1 ounce good quality silver tequila (I like Patron Silver)
  • 2/3 ounce triple sec (I recommend Cointreau)
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt for rimming the glass (optional)

Having carefully studied a wide selection of cocktail recipes from bartending books, Nora Maynard set out to create her own, the perfect Margarita.  Check her findings out at TheKitchn.

The Smoky Margarita Jamaica

  • 1.5  oz tequila
  • 1  oz cointreau
  • 1  oz fresh lime juice
  • ¼ oz agave syrup
  • jamaica to top
  • 0.5 oz mezcal
  • salt

Sounds like a tasty twist.  Check out more on that one at AMountainOfCrushedIce.

Kudos to the Liqurious selection of margarita recipes for inspiring this article!