Mango Key Lime Margarita

Mango Key Lime Margarita recipe - Tequila, Cointreau, Mango, Orange Juice, Key Lime

The Mango Key Lime Margarita is blends the bright melon flavor of mango with the tartness of key lime and cointreau. The taste is a little bit richer than your traditional margarita, but it's still got that light, fruity, refreshing feeling. You can have a salt rim, sugar rim or no rim at all on … [Read more...]

Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margarita recipe - Silver Tequila, Orange Juice, Lime, Cointreau, Sage Sprigs

The Blood Orange Margarita is all about the flavor of blood oranges, which is slightly sweeter or slightly more bitter than your typical orange, depending on the varieties we're comparing. Along with that juice, you get lime juice and cointreau with silver tequila - my personal favorite - so this … [Read more...]

Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margarita recipe - Silver Tequila, Blackberry Liqueur, Fresh Lime Juice, Coiuntreau

The Blackberry Margarita features blackberry liqueur along with silver tequila, lime juice and Cointreau. The flavor starts out tart but finishes more mellow and sweet. This recipe doesn't call for a salt rim - you can add that if you like, but I don't personally love it with the blackberry liqueur. … [Read more...]

Pineapple Margarita

Pineapple Margarita recipe - Tequila, Pineapple, Lime, Cointreau

The Pineapple Margarita adds fresh pineapple juice to the usual Margarita recipe. I always expect pineapple to take over the flavor of a drink, but in this case the lime and orange give all that sweetness a nice, refreshing edge. And the agave flavor from the tequila adds some wonderful … [Read more...]

Cadillac Margarita

Cadillac Margarita recipe - Reposado Tequila, Patron Citronge, Lime Juice

What makes the Cadillac Margarita special is the Reposado tequila. Reposado is "reposed" or calm/relaxed in Spanish - it's at the first stage of aging for a tequila. It takes on the flavor of the wooden barrel in which it ages, and that gives it intriguing oak notes along with the agave flavor. Add … [Read more...]

Presidential Margarita

Presidential Margarita recipe - Tequila, Brandy, Cointreau, Lime

The Presidential Margarita adds brandy to the usual tequila, Cointreau and lime juice mix. The result is a slightly sweeter and more full-bodied margarita. This drink is particularly nice after dinner or in the evening because it's a fairly stiff drink, good for when you're ready to kick back and … [Read more...]

Riley cocktail

Riley Cocktail recipe - Cointreau, Creme de Cassis, rum, citrus

The Riley cocktail features light rum with the flavors of orange, lemon, lime and a touch of berry. The dominant flavor is citrus, but the berry takes the tart edge off. This is a drink that's lightly fruity, lightly sweet and lightly refreshing - not too much of anything. Nice and mild, but … [Read more...]

Blue Skies

Blue Skies drink recipe - Cointreau, Blue Curacao, Fizzy Lemonade

The Blue Skies cocktail is a British recipe, so when it calls for lemonade, it's referring to a carbonated beverage. Lemonade in the US is flat, so to my fellow Americans, I recommend adding some club soda to your flat lemonade to get the same effect. Of course you can just use flat lemonade, but I … [Read more...]