Elderflower Martini

Elderflower Martini recipe - St. Germain's, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Dry Vermouth, Lime

The Elderflower Martini takes your standard martini recipe and adds touches of St. Germain's elderflower liqueur and lime. The citrus and herb notes of the traditional martini are rounded out by the full-bodied light sweetness of the elderflower. This is a drink to enjoy while relaxing, even … [Read more...]

Purple Hooter Shooter

Purple Hooter Shooter recipe - Vodka, Chambord, Rose's Lime

The Purple Hooter Shooter is a tasty little shooter that blends vodka, Chambord and Rose's Lime. Lime and raspberry are a terrific combination - sweet and tart. This drink is big enough to be served as a regular cocktail. The taste definitely merits savoring rather than chugging. But however you … [Read more...]

Tumba

Tumba drink recipe - Mezcal, Canton Ginger Liqueur, Grapefruit, Agave, Lime

The Tumba is another original cocktail from Favela Cubana in Greenwich Village. This one features Mezcal, known for its smokey taste, with strong notes of ginger and grapefruit juice. The citrus and spice bring out other subtleties in the Mezcal, so the flavor is easy to enjoy yet wonderfully … [Read more...]

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...]

Triple-Berry Margaritas

Triple Berry Margarita recipe - Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Lime, Tequila, Grand Marnier

The Triple-Berry Margarita features blackberries, raspberries and strawberries along with the traditional lime juice and orange liqueur of a margarita. The directions below are for making it slushy and blended, but you can also just put the berry mixture and other ingredients in a pitcher with ice … [Read more...]

Margarita Granita

Margarita Granita recipe - Tequila, Orange Liqueur, Lime, Lemon, Sugar

The Margarita Granita is a slushy frozen treat with a kick. The orange, lemon and lime flavors make it very refreshing. Be sure to serve it in chilled glasses so the coldness and texture will last longer. This is a terrific drink to enjoy on a hot day while you're in the shade. Recipe 6 … [Read more...]

Beer Margaritas

Beer Margarita recipe - Light Lager, Tequila, Lime, Limeade Concentrate

The Beer Margarita replaces the orange liqueur of a traditional margarita recipe with beer. How this impacts the flavor depends on the exact beer you choose, but generally speaking it's a more mellow, lightly fruity and bitter taste compared to the traditional margarita. This is a nice drink to … [Read more...]