Creative Cocktails: Margarita Signature Drinks

Confession: We’ll happily drink any type of margarita that’s put in front of us. Whether traditional, signature, frozen or on the rocks, margaritas are just as refreshing, as they are flavorful. Does anyone else love this cocktail choice as much as we do? Today we’re starting happy hour a little bit early with these five signature margarita recipes [courtesy of Coyne Public Relations] that will surely get any party started! Cheers!
Creative Cocktails / Margarita Signature Drinks / Contemporary Bride Magazine

1. Perfectly Peach Margarita
INGREDIENTS
· 2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
· ½ part DeKuyper® Peach Schnapps
· ½ part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
· 1 part peach nectar
· Peach wedge (for garnish)
Preparation: In a pitcher filled with ice, combine Sauza® Blue Silver, Peach Schnapps, JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur, lime juice, and peach nectar. Stir to combine, Chill and serve over ice in prepared glasses.

2. Caliente Kiss Margarita
INGREDIENTS
· 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
· 1 part tomato sauce
· 1 squeeze of Sriracha Chili Sauce
· 1 dash fresh black pepper
· 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
· Dash celery salt
· Dash paprika
· Dash cumin
· Juice ½ lemon
· 1 cucumber slice, for garnish
Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients. Shake well and pour into tall glass over ice. Garnish with cucumber slice.

3. Flirty Fiesta Margarita
INGREDIENTS
· 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
· ½ part DeKuyper® 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
· 3 parts cran-raspberry juice
· 1½ parts lemon-lime soda
· 1 part sanding salt
· 1 lime wedge (for garnish)
Preparation: Run a lime wedge around half the lip of a glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

4. Grapefruit Margarita
INGREDIENTS
· 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
· 1 part club soda
· Juice of 1 fresh grapefruit
· 1 ½ part raspberry ginger ale soda
· Grapefruit wedge for garnish (optional)
Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients. Shake well and pour into glass over ice. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

5. Mint Margarita
INGREDIENTS
· 2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
· 4 parts club soda
· ½ part fresh lime juice
· ¼ bunch of fresh mint
· ¼ bunch of fresh basil
· 1 tbsp. sugar
· 1 lime wedge, for garnish
Preparation: In a small glass, muddle together mint leaves, fresh basil, sugar and lime juice until they start to melt together (if you don’t have a muddler, use a spoon). Add tequila and top off with club soda. Garnish with an extra sprig of mint and lime wedge.

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