Spice Up Your Cinco De Mayo Celebrations With This Non-Classic Margarita Recipe

It’s not your typical tequila cocktail.

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Courtesy of Tepozán
To make The Golden Margarita, shake one and a half ounces Altos Blanco Tequila, one ounce Nixta Licor de Elote, three-quarter ounces pineapple juice, a half ounce lime juice, and a quarter ounce agave in a shaker with ice. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime slice.Courtesy of Nixta Licor de Elote
For the Baja Tanga from Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, shake one and a half ounces 100% agave blanco tequila, two ounces watermelon puree, one ounce rosé wine, three-quarter ounces lime juice, and a half ounce agave nectar in a shaker. Strain into a glass with ice, a salted rim, and watermelon rind.Courtesy of Mex 1 Coastal Cantina
For the Prickly Pear & Agave Margarita by Manny Hinojosa, global brand ambassador of Tequila Cazadores, add one and a half parts Tequila Cazadores Blanco, a quarter ounce St-Germain, one ounce lime juice and prickly pear puree each, and three-quarter ounces agave nectar to a mixing glass. Shake and serve.Courtesy of Tequila Cazadores
Make the Dragon Nectar margarita by combining one and a half ounces Tepozán Blanco tequila, three-quarter ounces lime juice, a half teaspoon agave nectar, one ounce orange juice, a quarter ounce pineapple juice, and a quarter teaspoon dragonfruit tea in a shaker. Garnish with a dragonfruit slice and flower. Courtesy of Tepozán
For the Spicy Cucumber Margarita, add two ounces LALO Tequila and lime juice each, one and a half ounces pineapple juice, a half ounce cucumber, and one to two tablespoons agave syrup to a blender; strain when smooth. Add to shaker with muddled jalapeño slices and ice, and shake until chilled. Strain and serve with lime wedges.Courtesy of LALO
Le Marg is out-of-the-box but easy: Simply combine three ounces Le Moné Meyer Lemon Orange Lime and one ounce tequila of your choice. Add fresh cut limes and a spicy salted rim, and enjoy!Chris Sterbank
The Hibiscus Margarita calls for one and a half ounces El Tequileño Platinum, two ounces sweetened hibiscus juice, and a half ounce each of freshly squeezed lime juice and agave syrup. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake until ice cold and strain into a rocks glass over cubed ice. Garnish with a hibiscus flower.Courtesy of El Tequileño
For the spicy Ginger Piña Marg, start by muddling fresh jalapeños in a shaker. Add two ounces 818 Tequila Reposado, and one ounce each of ginger liqueur, agave, pineapple puree, and lime juice. Shake with ice until chilled. Pour over ice and serve.Courtesy of 818 Tequila
To create the “Not A Margarita,” mix two ounces iichiko Saiten with a half ounce each of lime juice, grapefruit juice, simple syrup, and triple sec in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a citrus wheel.Courtesy of iichiko
Make the ITALICUS Margarita by shaking one ounce ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto, one ounce lime juice, and two ounces Tequila Avión together. Serve in a martini glass and garnish with a lime peel.Courtesy of ITALICUS

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