Shoo-wee boy, summer is finally in full swing and getting hotter by the day! For mountaineers few beverages hit the spot quite like an ice cold beer on a hot summer day, that is unless you're serving up frosty, freshly squeezed and thirst-quenching margaritas. To make sure you're getting the most out of your summer margarita experience, check out some of these must-try variations on the classic cocktail.
el Jimador “Bubble-Rita” Ingredients: 2 oz. el Jimador Silver Tequila 1 oz. lemon juice 1 oz. lime juice 3 oz. Korbel Brut Instructions: – Pour el Jimador and lemon and lime juices into a shaker with ice – Shake and strain into a rocks glass over ice – Top with Korbel and garnish with citrus wedges
Herradura “La Fortuna” Ingredients: 2 oz Herradura Silver Tequila 1 oz fresh lime juice 1 oz pomegranate juice agave nectar (to taste) Instructions: – Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice – Shake hard to melt some of the ice – Strain over fresh ice – Garnish with a lime wedge
Dos Equis frozen “Dos-A- Rita” Ingredients: 2 oz tequila blanco (100% agave) 1 oz fresh lime juice 1 oz agave syrup 7 oz Dos Equis Lager Dashes of chili tincture (to taste) Citrus salt Instructions: – Add tequila, lime, agave and chili tincture into a blender – Add ice up to level of liquid and blend – Add citrus salt to rim – Pour frozen mixture into glass and top with upside down bottle of Dos Equis Lager
Black Draft “Moonshine Margarita” Ingredients: 1 oz Black Draft First Harvest Moonshine 1 oz fresh lime juice .5 oz orange juice 1 tsp granulated sugar (optional) lemon wedge (optional) Instructions: – Pour the sugar, lime and orange juice into a cocktail shaker and stir – Add the moonshine and fill the shaker with ice. Cover and shake until chilled – Rim a margarita glass with lime juice and salt then strain mixture into glass (can also be blended) – Garnish with lemon slice