Cinco de Mayo is the perfect time to taste and enjoy all your favorite kinds of margaritas, not to mention being a little adventurous and trying new and different types of margaritas. From frozen margaritas to a wide variety of fruit flavored margaritas, you might have a hard time narrowing down the many different kinds of margaritas you can try for Cinco de Mayo or any special occasion.
According to Cheers, 2008, the margarita is the #1 bar call of the United States, and for good reason. There are so many different kinds of margaritas to enjoy, and while you may not have a chance to try them all, you can check out these recipes for different Margaritas on Cinco de Mayo or anytime. Try anything that sounds delicious to you, but please drink responsibly.
Recipe for the Classic Margarita
First things first, let’s get this traditional margarita recipe out of the way so you can either enjoy a traditional, classic margarita right off the bat, all day, or get a bit wild and try some new and exciting, different margarita flavors, types, and recipes.
The Classic Margarita
When all else fails, this easy margarita recipe calls for few ingredients and minimal mixing abilities. Enjoy concocting margaritas from sunrise to sunset and well into the night for a fun and festive Cinco de Mayo.
1.25 oz Tequila
0.75 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Lime Juice
Classic Margarita Recipe Instructions:
1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Shake briskly and strain into chilled cocktail glass with salted rim (optional).
3. Garnish with lime wheel.
– Recipe courtesy of Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
Recipes for a Number of Different Margaritas, All Featuring Tequila
For a fun Cinco de Mayo party or a fresh and different margarita anytime, consider trying the recipes of countless tequila companies, offering a variety of different margaritas you can enjoy with friends and family. Consider the following different margarita recipes from Agavero Tequila, Tequila Cazadorez, 1800® Select Silver Tequila, and more.
Lover’s Margarita, featuring Agavero Tequila
For a romantic margarita for two, try this Lover’s Margarita recipe and enjoy with your sweetheart. Agavero tequila is the ultra smooth 100 percent blue agave tequila hand-blended with Damiana, a legendary flower known for centuries as a potent aphrodisiac.
1 oz. Agavero
1 oz. 1800 Reposado
Splash fresh lime juice
Lover’s Margarita Recipe Instructions:
1. Combine ingredients.
2. Pour over ice.
3. Garnish with lime wedge.
4. Salt rim if desired.
Tip: We recommend doubling the recipe and using two straws!
– Recipe courtesy of Agavero Tequila
Margarita Martini, featuring Jose Cuervo
Enjoy this tasty margarita martini featuring a true ambassador of Cinco de Mayo parties – Jose Cuervo.
1.5 oz Jose Cuervo Platino
1.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
Margarita Martini Recipe Instructions:
1. Mix ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Serve in a chilled martini glass straight up.
3. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Note: Salt is optional
Cuervo Silver Margarita on the Rocks
1.5 oz JOSE CUERVO ESPECIAL SILVER TEQUILA
4.5 oz non-alcoholic Lime Margarita mix
8 oz ice
1 tsp. Salt
Cuervo Silver Margarita on the Rocks Recipe Instructions:
1. Combine ingredients.
2. Pour over ice.
– Recipes courtesy of Jose Cuervo
Tequila CAZADORES® Reposado 5 Gallon Margarita
Throw a festive and affordable Cinco de Mayo themed bash, in-style by mixing a batch of authentic Mexican Margaritas using the Tequila CAZADORES® 5 gallon Margarita recipe. This way, your cocktails are already prepared and you can relax – knowing that you’re serving a perfect Margarita in each glass.
4 liters of Tequila CAZADORES® Reposado
2 liters of triple sec (40 proof)
10 bottles (750 ml) of sweet and sour ready to use (not concentrate)
1 gallon of orange juice
1/2 gallon fresh lime juice
Tequila CAZADORES® Reposado 5 Gallon Margarita Recipe Instructions:
1. Mix all ingredients in a large container and stir.
2. Serve over the rocks with salt on the rim.
3. Garnish with a lime.
Makes 129 servings.
Tequila CAZADORES® Blanco Pineapple Serrano Margarita
This Tequila CAZADORES® Margarita combines both the sweet and spicy flavors of authentic Mexico. This muddled Serrano chile and sweet pineapple concoction is sure spice up your night!
1.5 parts Tequila CAZADORES® Blanco
Pineapple_rita14 fresh pieces of pineapple (muddle) or 3 parts pineapple juice
2 fresh slices of Serrano chile (muddle)
1 part simple syrup (or 3/4 part agave nectar)
1 part fresh lime juice
Tequila CAZADORES® Blanco Pineapple Serrano Margarita Recipe Instructions:
1. Mix ingredients together.
2. Serve on the rocks
Tequila CAZADORES® Cucumberita
=”5″ vspace=”5″ width=”160″ height=”178″ align=”left” />Offering a twist on the typical frozen Margarita, this Tequila CAZADORES® cocktail combines cool, refreshing cucumber flavor with authentic Mexican Tequila.
1.5 parts CAZADORES® Reposado
1.5 parts sour mix
0.75 parts triple sec
0.25 c. cucumber
Splash sweetened lime juice
Splash fresh lemon juice
Tequila CAZADORES® Cucumberita Recipe Instructions:
1. Blend ingredients with ice.
2. Pour into a salt-rimmed margarita glass.
3. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.
– Recipes courtesy of Tequila CAZADORES®
Margarita Tanteo Recipe
Enjoy this different margarita with a fun, tropical twist!
1.75 oz. Tanteo Jalapeno tequila
0.75 oz. Grand Marnier
1.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
0.5 oz. Agave Nectar
4 Lime Wedges
Margarita Tanteo Recipe Instructions:
1. Muddle lime wedges and agave nectar.
2. Add remaining ingredients and ice.
3. Shake and finely strain.
4. Serve in a chilled margarita glass or over ice in a rocks glass.
5. Garnish with a lime wheel.
– Recipe courtesy of Tanteo Tequila
Ice Hot Margarita
This margarita recipe features Voodoo Tiki Tequila and a fine mix of sweet, sour, and spicy – pineapple juice, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, and sour mix. Enjoy!
1.5 oz Voodoo Tiki Blanco Platinum Tequila
1 oz Pineapple Juice
1 Jalapeno Pepper Ring
2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz Sour Mix
Ice Hot Margarita Recipe Instructions:
Serve: Up, Rocks
Garnish: Jalapeno Pepper
Tabasco Margarita “Beaurita”
Serve up a good kick with this different and spicy margarita recipe, featuring Voodoo Tiki Tequila.
1.5 oz Voodoo Tiki Platinum Silver Tequila
1 oz Vodka
2 oz Sour Mix
1 oz Lime juice
2 dashes Tabasco sauce
Tabasco Margarita “Beaurita” Recipe Instructions:
Serve: Up, Rocks
Garnish: Jalapeno Pepper or Lime Wedge
– Recipes courtesy of Voodoo Tiki Tequila
ULTIMATE MARGARITA, Featuring 1800® Select Silver Tequila
This year, kick things up a notch by celebrating with the world’s first 100-proof silver tequila, 1800® Select Silver. Double distilled and made from 100% agave, 1800 Tequila is blended and filtered to create crystal clarity and an incredibly smooth, crisp taste.
2 oz 1800® Select Silver Tequila
1 oz Grand Marnier
1 oz Fresh lime juice
1. Shake over ice or blend.
2. Garnish with a lime wedge.
– Recipe courtesy of 1800® Select Silver Tequila
We hope you enjoy these different types of exciting and fun margaritas. Don’t forget to check out our guide on different fruit flavored margarita recipes as well. Happy Cinco de Mayo!