While the Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in North America, its origins are shrouded in mystery. There are almost as many stories about who invented the margarita as there are margarita recipes. Some like them blended, others with a sweetener, but many argue the best margarita recipe is this classic one. Memorize it and you’ll never fail to impress.
Make a roomful of people happy all at once.
Sweet-and-tart pomegranate is the ideal addition to this Margarita variation.
It doesn’t get much simpler than this easy take on the classic.
Want to party like Sammy Hagar? Try his signature Margarita recipe.
Enjoy the heat with this refreshing pineapple Margarita that boasts a touch of spicy jalapeño. Because what goes better with pineapple and tequila than a hit of chile heat?
Sample the drink that made Julio Bermejo a legend.
A refreshing twist on the classic.
Reintroduce yourself to this simple-to-make classic.
Think the Margarita is the ultimate Mexican cocktail? Think again. The Paloma is a quick and easy classic that can be made right in the glass. Whether drinking solo or with company, this drink will fulfill all your tequila needs.
Jazz up your Margarita with a bit of Grand Marnier, a cognac-and-orange-liqueur.
All the flavors of a Margarita are distilled down into this tasty shot.
Try talented mixologist Junior Merino’s take on the classic tequila cocktail.
A sip of this concoction will convince you that red bell pepper deserves a place behind the bar.
South of the border…Irish-style.
A happy marriage of Italy and Mexico.
The spicy kick of ginger is a welcome addition to this update of the Margarita.
Red pepper and chile pepper powder make this Margarita almost too hot to handle.
The Spanish word for daisy? Margarita.
Blood orange juice and Campari transform the classic Margarita cocktail.
A Margarita is always good. With watermelon in it too?
Start your day with this delicious orange-marmalade Margarita.
Start your celebration with this spicy cocktail.
The classic Daiquiri may have started as a simple combination of rum, lime juice and simple syrups, but this fruit-filled and frozen variation turns it into the ultimate warm-weather refresher. So the next time you're feeling he heat, cool down with this frosty rum concoction.
No seed-spitting required.
Organic tequila makes this simple version of the classic Margarita extra-special.
This sweet-and-fizzy pitcher cocktail is a great excuse to throw a party.
Although beets maybe seem like an odd or unnecessary addition to a shrub, they actually keep the sweetness in check with a welcome earthiness. And the shrub makes a fantastic mixer in this riff on a Margarita.
What’s better than a Frozen Margarita? A pink Frozen Margarita!
Try this lemon twist on the classic Margarita, with an egg white for extra richness.
Concord grapes are perfect for cocktails thanks to their sweetness and pleasantly dry finish. Paired with clean agave flavor from the tequila, Concord grapes create your new favorite flavored Margarita.
Go heavy on the antioxidants.
If you love popsicles and love cocktails, there’s nothing better than these easy-to-make treats. Have these on hand at your next summer gathering!
Purists, keep walking! When the mercury climbs and the dog days of summer start barking at your heels, the only proper cocktail is the one that keeps you cool and happy. This super simple Frozen Margarita recipe will have you bonding with your blender all season long.This recipe originally appeared as part of Sensational Frozen Cocktails: The 11 You Should Be Drinking in American Bars Now.
A great orange-and-ginger twist on the classic Margarita.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby at the same time.
Tequila meets CBD oil in this minty Margarita variation. Learn how to make it today at Liquor.com.
A quick and easy version of the Margarita with a refreshing lemon-lime flavor.
This mashup of a Michelada and Margarita is a big ¡a huevo! (or “hell, yeah”).
This twist on the classic Margarita recipe uses a delicious sugar snap pea puree.
A refreshing Margarita with a cucumber twist.
Tired of Margaritas? Try this simple tequila and pineapples juice cocktail.
Don’t settle for a sickly sweet blender bomb this Cinco de Mayo.
This spicy Southwestern take on the Margarita is something altogether new, with roasted poblano-infused tequila.
Add a little Indian flavor to the Mexican classic with this deliciously tangy cocktail.
Add a light Mexican beer to get a super-refreshing Margarita.
Add some spice to the classic tequila cocktail.