7 Perfect Patron Margarita Cocktail Recipes #PerfectMargarita

"Herbal Margarita"

Try 7 Styles of Margarita Cocktails and Select the Margarita of the Year with Patrón.

On February 22, Patrón Tequila will kick-off National Margarita Day with The Search for 2016’s Margarita of the Year! Patrón will be going on a journey to uncover the history of the margarita, looking back at the margarita’s past, present and future, as it crowns the Margarita of the Year!

Patrón tapped into 7 talented bartenders from across the U.S and Mexico to created their own twist on the #Perfect Margarita – from savory to spicy- and starting 2/22 consumers can visit MargaritaoftheYear.com once a day to help select their favorite.

To make sure you taste the perfect Margarita, try the amazing recipes below!

Drink Name: The Resting Garden Margarita (pictured above)

Bartender: Ryan Brown
Market: Tampa, Florida
Bar Name: Anise
Margarita Style: Herbal
  • 1.75 oz Patrón Reposado
  • .5 oz Patrón Citrónge Mango
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • .75 oz Agave Syrup
  • 6 Sage Leaves, (2 for garnish)
  • Pinch of Salt

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Holding a fine mesh strainer in one hand, “double strain” the drink by pouring the drink through it into an ice-filled old fashioned glass. Garnish with two sage leaves and a grilled mango slice.

 "Tropical Margarita"

Drink Name: Stargarita

Bartender: Bettina Barnoczki
Market: Miami, Florida
Bar Name: Faena Hotel
Margarita Style: Tropical
  • 1.5 oz Patrón Silver Infused with Mint Tea*
  • .5 oz Patrón Citrónge Mango
  • .5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • .5 oz Star Fruit Puree or Muddled Star Fruit

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain over fresh ice into a salt-rimmed Collins glass. Garnish with a slice of star fruit and a lime wheel. Steep 4 mint tea bags per 12 oz of Patrón Silver for 30 minutes. Remove teabags.

* Patrón Silver Infused with Mint Tea:

 "Savory Margarita"

Drink Name: Winter in Jalisco Margarita

Bartender: Laura Newman
Market: New York, New York
Bar Name: Cienfuegos/Mother of Pearl
Margarita Style: Savory
  • 1.5 oz Patrón Silver
  • .75 oz Patrón XO Cafe
  • .5 oz Patrón Citrónge Orange
  • .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 barspoon (.125 oz) Toasted Sesame Oil

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with a slice of fresh kumquat.

"Modern Margarita"

Drink Name: The Re-Margarita

Bartender: Rosie Ruiz
Market: Los Angeles, California
Bar Name: Cole’s
Margarita Style: Modern
  • 2 oz Patrón Silver
  • 2 oz Carbonated Homemade Orange-Lime Cordial*

Method:

Pour Patrón Silver over cracked ice in a double old fashioned glass, and top off with an equal measure of the carbonated homemade orange-lime cordial. Gently stir ingredients to combine. Garnish with lime and orange wheels studded with a clove.

*Carbonated Homemade Orange-Lime Cordial:

  • 2.5 oz Patrón Citrónge Lime
  • 8 Limes
  • 10 Medium Navel Oranges
  • 4 Cloves
  • 4 Cups of Cane Sugar

*Carbonated Homemade Orange-Lime Cordial:

Place the peels of 8 limes and 10 oranges in a bowl along with 4 cups sugar and muddle to release the essential oils. Cover and let sit for 1 hour. Meanwhile, juice the limes and oranges. After 1 hour, add citrus juices, 2.5 oz. Patrón Citrónge Lime and 4 whole cloves and stir to create a syrup. Refrigerate 8-12 hours, then strain and store in fridge. To carbonate, mix 18.5 ounces of the cordial liquid with 6 oz. water and charge using a soda siphon or whipped cream charger with two six-gram CO2 cartridges.

"Spicy Margarita"

Drink Name: Rosa Picante Margarita

Bartender: Jordan Corney
Market: San Antonio, Texas
Bar Name: Bohanan’s
Margarita Style: Spicy
  • 2 oz Patrón Silver
  • .75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • .5 oz Simple Syrup
  • .5 oz Ginger Syrup
  • .5 barspoon Jalapeño Oil or a Fresh Jalapeño Slice

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe that has been half-rimmed with rose sea salt, and top with a dash of rose water. Garnish with a rose petal, if available.

"Smokey Margarita"

Drink Name: Smoked Mangonada Margarita

Bartender: Stephen Halpin
Market: Dallas, Texas
Bar Name: Parliament
Margarita Style: Smoky
  • 2 oz Patrón Reposado
  • .75 oz Smoked Patrón Citrónge Mango*
  • .75 oz Mango Puree*
  • .75 oz Fresh Lime Juice

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain over fresh ice into into an ice-filled double old fashioned glass that has been rimmed with Tajin (a chili lime salt). Garnish with a slice of fresh mango.

*Smoked Patrón Citrónge Mango:

Pour 6 oz of Patrón Citrónge Mango into a large empty bottle. Using a smoking gun, fill the bottle with smoke and swirl to combine for 20 seconds. It is now ready to be used as needed.

*Mango Puree:

Peel and pit one ripe mango and cut into pieces. In a food processor, purée mango with 1.5 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice until smooth.

"Classic Margarita"

Drink Name: Hacienda Margarita

Bartender: Andrés Moran
Market: Guadalajara, Mexico
Margarita Style: Classic
  • 1.5 oz Patrón Silver
  • .5 oz Patrón Citrónge Orange
  • .5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • .25 oz Agave Nectar

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

 

 

 

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