Olay, Tomorrow Is National Margarita Day!


You know what’s tastier than a margarita? Ten of ’em. Hell, 20 of ’em. In fact, any amount of Tequila-infused-goodness you can consume in the next 48 hours is perfect because tomorrow, all day, is National Margarita Daya full Saturday dedicated to paying tribute and honoring this beloved cocktail. Whether you choose to patron your favorite haunts (which will likely be serving celebratory specials), hunt for a margarita-filled party, or just want a small crawl space to enjoy your marg in peace, tomorrow is your day. Should you find yourself putting on your hosting finest, here are some recipes courtesy of our well-libated friends at Dobel and 1800 Tequila:

  • 500_UltimateMarg
    2 oz 1800 Silver Tequila
    1 oz Grand Marnier
    1 oz fresh lime juice
    Shake over ice or blend, garnish with a lime wedge.

  • 500_SparklingMarg
    2 ounces of 1800 tequila
    1 ounce agave syrup
    1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
    Top with Champagne
    Salt for garnish 
    Combine 1800 Tequila, agave syrup, and lime juice in cocktail shaker filled with ice. Moisten rim of margarita or other cocktail glass with lime juice or water. Holding glass upside down, dip rim into salt. Shake and strain drink into glass and top with Champagne. 

  • Dobel_BlackDiamondMargarita

    2 ounces of Maestro Dobel Tequila
    1 ounce fresh lime juice
    1/2 ounce agave nectar
    Combine ingredients. Rim glass with black sea salt and serve in rocks glass.

  • Dobel_Spicy Margarita

    2 ounces of Maestro Dobel Tequila
    2 ounces of pineapple juice
    1/2 oz of simple syrup
    Splash of orange juice
    Slice of muddled jalapeño
    Jalapeño slice for garnish
    Muddle a sliced jalapeno and simple syrup in a mixing glass. Add ice, Dobel tequila, and juices. Shake well and strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a jalapeno pepper slice.


Main image courtesy of  495 Productions; product images courtesy of Dobel.