Want to have the best Margarita recipes of the year in your grubby little hands?! Yeah, me too. We’ll your in luck, my friends. In Part 1, I introduced your to the fabulous annual competition where Patrón Tequila searches the globe for the ‘Margarita of the Year’. Now, it’s time for the seven recipes, so let’s get right to it! Here are the finalists for this year’s global search…
High Plains Margarita
Inspired by the flavors of Jalisco, Mexico, the drink features muddled sage, smoky charred pineapple, Patrón Silver, Patrón Citrónge Orange mix, fresh juices, and a chipotle salt rim.
Make this your pick by voting here or use #HighPlainsMargarita.
Tiki Rita Margarita
This drink features Patrón Reposado, grapefruit, and Patrón Citrónge Orange.
Make this your pick by voting here or use #TikiRita.
Wine in a Margarita?! Don’t mind if I do! This drink features red wine, Patrón Reposado, Patrón Citrónge Orange, and a sugar-salt rim.
Make this your pick by voting here or use #CoralinaMargarita.
Featuring Patrón Reposado, sweet and savory ingredients found in India, mango, Patrón Citrónge Lime, and a green chili-salt rim.
Make this your pick by voting here or use #MumbaiMargarita.
Pacific Rim Margarita
Inspired by Sydney, Australia, the drink features Patrón Silver, spicy coconut syrup, and bright citrusy flavors layered throughout.
Make this your pick by voting here or use #PacificRimMargarita.
Features avocado, mango, lime, and Patrón Reposado… among other things!
Make this your pick by voting here or use #TropicanteMargarita.
English Garden Margarita
Happy hour is quickly replacing high tea with the help of this sophisticated Patrón Silver margarita. The deep, floral flavor of Earl Grey is the perfect accompaniment to the unique addition of green peas. Inspired by the loveliness of London, this classy and modern cocktail is anything but garden variety.
You can also vote for this drink using #EnglishGardenMargarita.
Make this your pick by voting here or use #EnglishGardenMargarita.
Personally I cast my vote for this last baby, the English Garden Margarita. You had me at ‘Earl Grey’! If you don’t want to have to trek the globe to find all of these ingredients, then don’t fret! Patrón has partnered with Cocktail Courier for Margarita of the Year, allowing you to buy your own kits to recreate the finalist cocktails. Don’t forget, you have until April 9th to cast your own vote for the winning cocktail at MargaritaOfTheYear.com. Special thanks to Patrón Tequila for sharing these amazing photos and recipes with us!