Green Margarita

Green Margarita
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The classic Margarita has long been celebrated as a timeless and iconic cocktail, known for its perfect balance of sweet, sour, and salty flavors. Bartenders and mixologists alike have continuously experimented with variations of this beloved drink, seeking to enhance its essence and appeal to a broader palate. One such innovative creation is the Green Margarita, a refreshing and vibrant twist on the traditional Margarita that introduces vegetal notes.

The classic Margarita, with its mix of tequila, triple sec, and lime juice, is a cocktail with a storied history and a legion of devoted enthusiasts. The Green Margarita pays homage to this classic while simultaneously offering a contemporary and health-conscious spin. The inclusion of green juice introduces a delightful complexity, elevating the drink to new heights.

The Green Margarita deviates from the classic recipe by incorporating a generous dose of green juice, providing a burst of freshness and a healthful twist to the familiar cocktail. The key ingredients include green juice, tequila, Cointreau, and simple syrup.

At the heart of this Margarita variation, is the vibrant green juice, a blend that not only contributes to the drink’s stunning visual appeal but also infuses it with a wealth of natural flavors. The tartness of Granny Smith apples, the citrusy brightness of lime, and the refreshing cucumber come together to form a base that complements the tequila’s boldness.

Sipping on a Green Margarita is an experience that transcends the boundaries of ordinary cocktail enjoyment. The first glance reveals its striking green hue, hinting at the freshness and vitality within. As the glass approaches the lips, the tantalizing aroma of the green juice intermingles with the earthy agave notes of the tequila. The initial sip is a revelation, as the crispness of the Granny Smith apples meets the boldness of the tequila, followed by the sweet undertones of Cointreau. The finish is clean and invigorating, leaving a lingering sensation that beckons for another sip.

Green Margarita Recipe

  1. 60 ml green juice

  2. 60 ml tequila

  3. 22.5 ml Cointreau

  4. 7.5 ml simple syrup, optional

  5. Ice

  6. Garnish: lime wheel

  • green juice: blend 1-2 Granny Smith apples, 1 lime, and 1 cucumber.

green margarita recipe

How to Make Green Margarita

  1. Add the tequila, green juice, Cointreau, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker.

  2. Add ice and shake for 10-12 seconds, until chilled.

  3. Double-strain into an old-fashioned or coupe glass.

  4. Garnish with a lime wheel.