8 Reasons to Celebrate Margarita Season
Get a taste of 2019’s Margarita of the Year contenders on International Margarita Day to decide which recipe will have your vote.
Feb. 21, 2019
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International Margarita Day, happening February 22nd, is kick off of margarita season, which means patios are spilling over with happy people, cornhole tournaments are being played and, of course, the official start of 2019’s Margarita of the Year competition. Luckily for all of us, there are 8 more reasons to celebrate the season with a whole new round of Margarita of the Year contenders.
Get a taste of the margaritas and join us in celebrating the most wonderful time of the year by casting a vote for your favorite recipe every day through April 24th. We’ll announce the winner on April 25th, just in time for Cinco de Mayo! And, if you can’t wait to give them a try you can order a Cocktail Courier kit with everything you need to make any of the eight contenders… including tequila
Flamingo Park Margarita, inspired by Miami
Sparkling grapefruit water adds a pop to Tyler Kitzman’s Flamingo Park Margarita, while Patrón Reposado grounds it in earthy oak notes.
Pasifika Margarita, Inspired by Oakland
Sweet coconut, punchy pineapple, and a wave of Patrón Silver make Samuel Jimenez’ Pasifika Margarita a Bay Area favorite.
Paseo Margarita, Inspired by Chicago
Jacyara de Oliveira’s Paseo Margarita features the fresh and tropical flavors of basil and coconut punctuated by Patrón Silver.
Golden Hour Margarita, inspired by New York City
Pineapple and turmeric lend the Golden Hour Margarita from Natalie Jacob the golden touch while Patrón Reposado really makes it shine.
Dynasty Margarita, inspired by Hong Kong
Jay Kahn’s Dynasty Margarita incorporates the traditional Chinese ingredients of lychee and ginger to create a citrusy and sweet margarita.
Margarita Caliente, inspired by Guadalajara
Patrón Silver is the perfect canvas for the passion fruit and chipotle that makes the Adrian Martinez Margarita Caliente come alive.
Wild Rose Margarita, inspired by Calgary
A velvety mouthfeel and subtle floral notes are the perfect expression for the Wild Rose Margarita from Makina Labrecque.
Margarita Amore, inspired by Rome
Patrón Reposado sets the stage for the Margarita Amore’s unexpected flavor combination of apple and chili pepper from Cristian Bugiada.