Posted on April 25, 2014
Howl at the Moon’s Drinko de Mayo party is a week away! What better way to prepare for Cinco de Mayo than with margaritas?! We’ve scoured the web to find the best margarita recipes out there, and we don’t want to brag but we really hit this one out of the park. In fact, this blog post got hit so far out of the park that we had to go south of the border to retrieve it. So long as we were there, we put on our ponchos and traveled from pueblo to pueblo speaking with the great cocteleros of Mexico to validate our already awesome margarita recipes. And we got 14 thumbs up, so you know these margarita recipes are muy auténtico. From frozen margaritas to spicy margaritas to beer margaritas, these margarita recipes will give you a kick in the taste buds. Hold on to your sombreros, it’s time to delve into the 14 best margarita recipes known to the internet, Mexico, and likely the world!!
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the tequila, triple sec, sweet and sour mix, and grapefruit juice. Shake! Rub the rim of a margarita glass or mason jar with a slice of grapefruit. Dip the rim in salt, fill with crushed ice, pour the margarita, and enjoy!
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake, and serve!
This one gets a bit complicated, but believe us… it’s worth it! Head over to thelatinkitchen.com for the full recipe
Moisten the rims of 4 glasses with lemon and dip into slat. Place into freezer to chill. Combine tequila, papaya juice, lemon juice and Cointreau in a pitcher. Remove glasses from freezer and serve margaritas over ice. Garnish with lemon. Makes 4 margaritas.
Moisten the rims of 4 glasses with lime and dip into slat. Place into freezer to chill. Combine tequila, blackberry juice, lime juice and Cointreau in a pitcher. Remove glasses from freezer and serve margaritas over ice. Garnish with lime. Makes 4 margaritas.
Combine Jose Cuervo and Triple Sec in 86oz bucket. Fill with sour/margarita mix, splash in some OJ, and enjoy. OR allow one of Howl at the Moon’s talented bartenders to mix you up a Mega Margarita bucket at our Cinco de Mayo party and all of May!
Combine all ingredients including the sliced jalapeño into a cocktail shaker. Shake and serve in a salt rimmed glass. Garnish with limes, watermelon chunks, and/or jalapeño slices.
For this recipe, we will be infusing tequila with jalapeños, so you will need to give yourself a day or so to make this marg.
Jalapeño Infused Tequila:
Make the jalapeño tequila by adding the jalapeño to the tequila and letting it sit at room temp. After a day, remove the jalapeños and pour tequila into a small glass. Mix together the margarita ingredients in a cocktail shaker and pour into a margarita glass. Add a few drops of the spicy tequila to taste to finished margaritas. Your jalapeño tequila will be very spicy – start with less, you can always add more!
Wet the rim of your glass with a lime and dip in a mix of margarita salt + sugar + toasted coconut. Combine tequila, Grand Marnier, simple syrup, coconut water, cream de coconut and lime juice with ice in a cocktail shaker and shake for a minute. Pour over ice in lime slices and add a few strawberries.
Mix 3 parts prickly pear cactus juice with 1 part tequila. Swirl this 1 fl oz of this mixture into an already made frozen margarita. Enjoy!
This margarita is perfect for those who love both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby! Combine in a blender and blend on low until smooth. Serve immediately in a chilled glass and garnish with fresh mint!
Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Add to popsicle molds or waxed Dixie cups and add in wooden ice pop sticks. Place in freezer overnight or until solid.
Wet rim of glass with lime and dip in sale. Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir. Serve over ice and garnish with lime & cherry.
Combine tequila, triple sec, sweet & sour mix, and frozen mangos with ice in a blender and puree until smooth. Fill a large glass HALFWAY with the mango margarita. Insert your beer upside down into the glass. Garnish with a lime and enjoy!
Check out what your nearest Howl is doing for its annual Drinko de Mayo celebration: