It's National Margarita Day! (Yes, it's a thing. Believe us, we were just as excited as you.) So now that you have the perfect excuse to drink a delicious marg, here are some recipes to get you going. What's better than a handcrafted margarita? Yeah, we couldn't think of anything either.
1. Margarita Day: Sauza Gold Margarita
Sauza® Gold Margarita
1 1/2 parts Sauza® Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1/2 part John Dekuyper & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
Ice, salt and orange for serving
In a shaker filled with ice, combine lime juice, Sauza® Reposado 100% Agave Tequila, and liqueur. Shake vigorously. Strain into a glass filled with ice and rimmed with salt (optional). Garnish with an orange wedge. Salud!
2. Margarita Day: Sauza-Rita
1 can Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1 bottle light beer
1 can frozen limeade
1 can water
Pour limeade and beer into a pitcher with ice. Fill limeade can with Sauza® Blue Silver and pour into pitcher. Finally, add a can of water, stir and enjoy.
3. Margarita Day: Pineapple Lime Cilantro Margarita
Pineapple Lime Cilantro Margarita
2 cups Pineapple Juice
1/8 cup cilantro leaf, minced
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup orange juice
6 parts Sauza® Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
2 parts orange liqueur
2 cups ice
1 lime and 1 orange for garnish
Rim your glasses with salt by rubbing the edge with a lime wedge and dipping into a plate of salt. In a shaker combine pineapple juice, cilantro, lime juice, orange juice, tequila, orange liqueur and ice. Shake until cold. Serve up or on the rocks. Salud!
4. Margarita Day: Peach Margarita
8 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
4 parts DeKuyper® Peach Schnapps
2 parts JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
6 parts fresh squeezed lime juice
12 parts Peach Nectar
Sugar for rim
1 Peach for garnish
Prepare glasses with sugar rims if desired. In a pitcher filled with ice, combine Sauza® Blue Silver,Peach Schnapps, JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur, lime juice and peach nectar. Stir to combine. Chill and serve over ice in prepared glasses.
5. Margarita Day: Banana Margarita
1 13-oz can of frozen Pineapple-Orange-Banana Concentrate
13 parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100%Agave Tequila
4 frozen bananas
1 can of light beer
juice of 3 limes
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a pitcher, add beer and stir. Serve with or without ice. Optional garnish--Brown Sugar Broiled Bananas! If you want...rim your glasses with brown sugar!