Celebrate National Margarita Day with one of these awesome margarita recipes courtesy of Casamigos and Avión,
1.5 oz. Casamigos Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
.25 oz. Fresh Orange Juice
.5 oz. Agave Nectar
.5 oz. Orange Liqueur
Combine all ingredients into shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously for 10 count. Pour all contents into a rocks glass with or without salted rim. Garnish with a lime.
Backed by actor George Clooney and Hollywood businessman Rande Gerber, Casamigos Tequila has won numerous awards for its delightful, smooth taste.
Pineapple Cilantro Margarita
2 oz. Casamigos Reposado Tequila
1 oz. Pineapple Juice
.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
.5 oz. Cane Sugar
8-10 Cilantro Leaves
Optional: 1/2 Thick Rim Sugar, Cilantro Salt (equal parts)
Combine all ingredients into shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously for 10 count. Strain into rocks glass. Add ice. Garnish with 2 pineapple leaves.
Chipotle Cocoa Margarita
3 Slices of Orange
1 Slice of Lemon
1/4 oz. Light Agave
2 oz. Avión Añejo
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice, and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass that has been rimmed with a mixture of cocoa powder and chipotle powder, and garnish with an orange twist.
Featured in the popular HBO series “Entourage,” Tequila Avión consistently ranks among the best tequilas.
Blood Orange Margarita
1½ oz Tequila Avión
¾ oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
1 oz Blood Orange Juice
½ oz Fresh Sour Mix
In a cocktail shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake and strain; best served over fresh ice and garnish with an orange twist.