Margarita cocktail

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Words by Simon Difford

Remembering the true categorisation above, the Margarita can loosely be categorised as being a Tequila Sour, a Tequila Sidecar or a Tequila Daisy, but it is now such a well-known and popular drink that it has become a category of cocktail in itself with numerous variations.

It even has its own day, Margarita Day which falls on the 22nd February each year.

We boast over 70 different Margarita Recipes on Difford's Guide. However, the following are our favourites.

ency 91 imageBlood Orange Margarita
- Tequila, triple sec, Campari, blood orange juice, lime juice and sugar.

ency 34 imageCeltic Margarita
- Blended Scotch whisky, triple sec and lemon juice.

ency 36 imageLavender Margarita
- Tequila, lime juice, lavender sugar syrup.

ency 66 imageLolita Margarita
- Honey, tequila, lime juice and bitters.

ency 65 imageLucky Lily Margarita
- Honey, tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice and black pepper.

ency 45 imageMacca Margarita
- Tequila, triple sec, lime juice, orange juice and sugar syrup.

ency 81 imageMargarita on-the-rocks
- Classic 2:1:1 proportioned Margarita with agave and salt.

ency 41 imageMezcal Margarita
- A mezcal based Margarita.

ency 82 imageNapoléon Margarita
- Tequila, Mandarine Napoléon, lime juice and agave syrup.

ency 81 imagePastry War Margarita
- Tequila, mezcal, amaro, elderflower liqueur, lime juice and salt.

ency 62 imagePineapple & Sage Margarita
- Sage leaves, tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, agave syrup.

ency 95 imageRusty Margarita
- Tequila, Drambuie and lime juice.

ency 29 imageSwedish Margarita
- Tequila, Swedish punch liqueur, lime juice and lemon juice.

{image17:/cocktails/recipe/1955/tiki-margarita}Tiki Margarita
- Tequila, almond syrup and lime juice.

{image18:/cocktails/recipe/1975/tommys-margarita}Tommy's Margarita
- Made with agave syrup in place of triple sec/orange liqueur.

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