Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

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Are you throwing a big bash for Cinco de Mayo tomorrow? Set up your bar with a variety of margarita recipes. From the classic margarita to the watermelon margarita, your guests will love these refreshing cocktails created with Cointreau.

Classic Margarita

Ingredients:

1 oz Cointreau
2 oz tequila
3/4 oz Fresh lime juice

Directions: Shake and strain into a salt rimmed margarita glass

Garnish: Lime slice

Glass: Margarita glass

The Cointreau MargaDita

Ingredients:

1.5 oz Cointreau
1.5 oz Silver Tequila
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 oz Monin Rose Syrup
1 pinch Chipotle Spice

Directions: Shake over ice and serve in a chilled coup glass.

Glass: Margarita Glass

Pineapple Chili Margarita

Ingredients:

3/4 oz Cointreau
1 1/2 oz Silver tequila
3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
2 oz Pineapple juice
Dash of Tabasco habanero

Directions: Fill shaker with first 5 ingredients and add ice. Shake vigorously and strain into ice-filled glass. Garnish with pineapple slice.

Garnish: Pineapple slice

Glass: Highball/Long Drink

Blood Orange Margarita

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz tequila
1 oz Cointreau
1/2 oz Fresh lime
1 oz Blood Orange juice
Dash of simple syrup

Directions: Combine ingredients in a shaker, shake vigorously and strain over ice into a glass.

Garnish: orange slice

Glass: Long drink/highball

Zesty Margarita

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz tequila
1 oz Cointreau
3/4 oz Lime
1/2 oz Orange Juice
1/2 oz Agave nectar

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker, shake vigorously and strain over clean ice into a rocks glass.

Garnish: Fresh lime and orange zest.

Glass: Rocks Glass/Whisky Glass

Watermelon Margarita

Ingredients:

2 oz tequila
1 oz Cointreau
1/4 oz Lemon
Chunks of watermelon
2 oz Fresh lime juice

Directions: Muddle watermelon. Add to shaker with ice and other ingredients. Strain and serve on the rocks

Glass: Rocks glass or martini glass.

Mezcal Margarita

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Mezcal
3/4 oz Cointreau
1/2 oz Fresh Lime juice
1 oz Pineapple Juice

Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into an iced rocks glass

Garnish: Cracked black pepper

Glass: Rocks glass

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