Happy National Margarita Day

Happy National Margarita Day

The delicious, versatile, and delightful margarita has its own holiday! 

Here are a few non-alcoholic recipes to help you celebrate that classic combination of tequila and lime juice.

All Day Margarita

2 oz. Ritual Tequila Alternative
1 oz. orange juice
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup
Lime slice or wedge

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake then pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime slice or wedge. 


Piña Margarita

2 oz. Optimist Smokey
2-4 slices of Serrano pepper, seeds removed (or not, if you like the heat)
2 oz. Pineapple juice
½ oz. Lime juice
½ oz. Simple Syrup

Muddle serrano in a shaker (kind of gently crush it). Add remaining ingredients and ice, shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and serve immediately, garnishing with additional serrano coins for extra heat.


Cranberry Margarita 

2 ½ oz. The Spirit of Tequila
½ oz. cran/apple juice
⅓ oz. lemon juice
⅓ oz. lime juice
½ oz. simple syrup
Dried apple slice and fresh cranberries

Add all ingredients except dried apple and cranberries to an iced cocktail shaker. Shake hard and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with dried apple and cranberries.