Favorite Margarita Recipes! Who's celebrating with these recipes from @ManTripping

We love tequila and whether you are sipping, shooting, or enjoying it in a cocktail it's always a spirit to enjoy with friends.  While there are plenty of bars where you can celebrate we wanted to create a list of some of our favorite recipes provided by friends at our favorite Tequila brands including: CRUZ, el Jimador, Partida, Herradura, and others.

The margarita originated at the Rancho La Gloria Hotel located between Tijuana and Rosarito in Baja California however the "classic" margarita as we know it today was created and popularized by Hussong's Cantina in Ensenada Mexico in 1941 by Don Carlos Orozco when he mixed equal parts of tequila, Damiana and lime then served the drink over ice in a salt-rimmed glass. The name came from the fact that the person he was serving was Margarita Henkle - daughter of the German Ambassador to Mexico.

While there are numerous other accounts for the the origination of the margarita, the important thing is that over the past 70 years it has evolved into a drink that has been interpreted by a variety of bartenders around the world and remains one of the most popular cocktails ever created.

The here are a few of our favorite margarita recipes ...

don julio turmericana


Created by mixologist Eric Ribeiro


  • 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Don Julio Blanco
  • 1/2 tbsp. Turmeric
  • 1 chunk of Ginger
  • 3/4 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Honey
  • 1/4 oz. Hot Water
  • Bee pollen


  1. In a shaker, muddle ginger, turmeric, hot water and honey.
  2. Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, lime juice and ice. Shake well.
  3. Strain contents into a rocks glass rimmed with bee pollen over fresh ice.

Glass: Rocks rimmed with bee pollen 

Garnish: Bee Pollen on drink surface

herradura vesuvio

Herradura Vesuvio


  • 2oz Herradura Silver
  • ¾oz Red pepper juice
  • ½oz Lime Juice
  • ¼ oz Cholula hot sauce
  • ¼ oz Agave nectar


Rim a coupe glass with cayenne pepper and salt mix Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake hard and pour into the chilled coupe glass.

tamarind paloma

Tamarind Paloma


  • 1.5 oz of el Jimador blanco
  • 1.5 oz Bohemia
  • 5 oz of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 oz of tamarind syrup
  • 2 Dashes of orange bitters.


Shake all ingredients except the Bohemia beer with ice and pour over ice. Fill rest of glass with Bohemia beer. Served in a Collins glass.



mojo rita margarita recipe

Mojita-rita - 195 Calories

This hybrid combines the best of two faves!

  • Small bunch fresh mint leaves
  • 2 parts fresh lime juice
  • 1 part Tres Agaves Agave Nectar
  • 1 part Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila
  • ½ part orange liqueur
  • Fresh mint and lime for garnish

Muddle mint lime and agave in a cocktail shaker. Add the tequila, orange liqueur and about a cup of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice; garnish with fresh mint spring and lime wheel.

sweet heat margarita cruz recipe

Sweet Heat Margarita – 206 Calories

The perfect hot and sweet happy-hour treat!

  • 1 part CRUZ Reposado Tequila
  • 1 part Tres Agaves Agave Nectar
  • 1 part Licor 43
  • 1 part fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ fresh jalapeño pepper, seeds removed
  • Lime wheel and/or thin jalapeño strips, for garnish (optional)

Muddle jalapeño in lime and agave nectar in a shaker. Add ice and Tequila, shake well and strain over into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with lime wheel and/or thin jalapeño strips.

 bloody rita

Bloody-Rita – 208 Calories

Margaritas for breakfast…yes please!

This 100% certified organic mix is cocktail ready and ideal for easy at-home entertaining!

  • 2 parts Tres Agaves Bloody Mary Mix
  • 1 parts Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila
  • ½ part fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Olives and lime wedge stalk for garnish

maker rita

Makerita – 220 Calories

Sweet, sour and absolutely delicious. An old favorite gets kicked up a notch with Maker’s Mark® Bourbon in the mix.

  • 1 part Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
  • 1 part fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 3/4 part Tres Agaves Agave Nectar

Fill tall glass with all ingredients. Shake and strain over ice in highball glass. Salted rim is optional.


Sriracharita – 170 Calories

  • Very on trend and VERY delicious
  • 1 part CRUZ Silver Tequila
  • 2 Parts Tres Agaves Margarita Mix
  • 3 dashes Sriracha
  • Orange peel for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and strain in to a rocks glass over ice, garnish with large orange peel.

Seven Peaks Margarita recipe from @TequilaDonJulio and @ManTripping

Seven Peaks Margarita

1 1/4 oz Tequila Don Julio Añejo
1/4 oz Grand Marnier
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
1 Ginger Slice
1 Apple Wedge
1 Persimmon Wedge
Apple and Persimmon Fan for Garnish

Muddle ginger, apple and persimmon with the lime and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.
Add Tequila Don Julio Añejo and Grand Marnier to the shaker with ice and shake well.
Double strain into double rocks glass filled with ice.
Garnish with an apple and persimmon fan.



Key Lime Raspberry Margarita

1 cup Laughing Glass Cocktails Margarita
1½ cup orange liquor
½ cup frozen raspberries
1 cup key lime juice
1/3 cup superfine sugar

Blend until raspberry seeds have disappeared, pour into a chilled, salt rimmed glass.


cruz citrus margarita @mantripping


tres agaves organic margarita @mantripping


spicy raspberry margarita with el jimador @mantripping


scotch bonnet pepper margarita @mantripping


classic Partida margarita recipe @TequilaPartida and @mantripping


Ruby Red Grapefruit margarita recipe @TequilaPartida and  @mantripping


Pineapple "Pina" Margarita recipe by @TequilaPartida and @mantripping

More recipes will be added over the next few day!