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Margarita Madness!

May 3, 2019

It’s almost Cinco De Mayo everyone... you know what that means? Margs on margs on margs!! I’m very excited to share with you a margarita series I’ve been working on with Exotico Tequila in preparation for the special day! Exotico tequila is handcrafted by the Gonzalez Distillery- a family distillery spanning the generations and is one of Mexico's most respected makers of Tequila. They make their tequila with 100% Weber Blue Agave which grows in a red clay soul making the heart of the Agave plant sweeter and giving Exotico tequila a well rounded floral flavor. Both their reposado and blanco tequila are clean and full of flavor and I'm obsessed with both of them!! Learn more about their distilling process here!  

 

The four margaritas I worked on with them in preparation of Cinco De Mayo are fruity, flavorful and sure to be a hit with all your friends and family this Sunday!  

 

💕🔥Grapefruit Jalapeño Margarita🔥💕

 

  • 2 oz Exotico blanco tequila

  • 1 oz simple syrup

  • 2 oz lime juice

  • 2 oz fresh grapefruit juice

  • 5 jalapeño slices


Muddle 2 jalapeño slices in the bottom of the shaker. Add other ingredients and shake over ice. Pour into a margarita glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with remaining jalapeño slices and grapefruit slice  

 

 

🌶🥭Blood Orange Mango Chili Marg🥭🌶 

  • 2 oz Exotico Reposado tequila

  • 1 oz gran mariner

  • 2 oz mango juice

  • 2 oz fresh squeezed blood orange juice

  • 1 oz lime juice

  • 4 mango slices

  • 1-3 dashes of hot sauce


Muddle 3 mango slices in a shaker. Add other ingredients and shake over ice. Pour into a glass rimmed with chili salt and garnish with a slice of mango and wheel of blood orange.  

 

💕🌵 Prickly Pear Cactus Margarita 🌵💕

  • 2 oz Exotico blanco tequila

  • 1 oz triple sec

  • 3 oz lime juice

  • 1.5 oz prickly pear syrup


Add all ingredients in a shaker, shake and pour over crushed ice and sip on your hot pink drink and enjoy!   


🍃🍉Watermellon Basil Margarita 🍉🍃 

  • 2 oz Exotico blanco tequila

  • 3 oz fresh watermelon juice

  • 2 oz lime

  • 2/3 oz simple syrup

  • 3 springs of basil

 

Muddle 2 springs of basil in shaker and add other ingredients. Shake with ice and strain into glass with crushed ice. Garnish with the third basil leaf and a wedge of watermelon.

 

All of these margaritas are to die for and I would love for you all to grab yourself some Exotico Tequila give them a try and let me know your thoughts!! Happy Cinco De Mayo gypsies!! 

 

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