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11 National Margarita Day cocktail recipes for UFC Vegas 20

National Margarita Day cocktail recipes for UFC Vegas 20.

National Margarita Day and UFC Vegas 20 fall on the same week which gives us the perfect excuse to blend some cocktails to enjoy while watching Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane. So grab your tequila, limes, and whatever additional ingredients your recipe needs and get blending!

Here are a bunch of margarita cocktail recipes to try out.

Please drink responsibly.

Cutwater Spirits Rayador Tequila Watermelon Margarita

2 oz Cutwater Tequila Blanco

1 oz fresh lime juice

1/2 oz agave syrup

1/2 oz watermelon juice

*optional dash of spicy bitters

Directions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake until cold and strain over fresh ice in a Tajin rimmed glass. Garnish with a watermelon slice.

Cuervo Agave Margarita

2 oz. Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Plata
1-2 oz. of agave nectar (as needed)
1 oz. fresh lime juice
Chili salt for the rim of your glass
Lime for garnish
Rosemary for garnish
Mint for garnish

Directions: Add tequila, agave and lime juice to shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Run lime wedge along the rim of glass and dip in chili salt. Pour into glass over ice. Garnish with rosemary and mint. Enjoy!

Mango Habanero Margarita

1.5 oz of Mango Habanero-Infused Blue Nectar Silver Tequila
1.5 oz of Sour mix
.25 oz Triple sec

Rim your glass with salt or chile-lime salt. Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice: Garnish with a lime.

Directions: To infuse silver tequila cut up mango and put in an airtight container and pour in tequila. Infuse for 3 days. Add sliced habanero peppers and infuse for one more day. Strain. The longer the tequila infuses the more flavor and spice it will have.

Tanteo Spicy Fig Margarita

2 oz Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

1/2 oz. Agave Nectar

4-5 Muddled Figs

Directions: Muddle figs and combine other ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and double strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a fig skewer.

Tanteo Sparkling Margarita

2 oz. Tanteo Blanco Tequila

1 oz. Sparkling Wine or Club Soda

3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

3/4 oz. Agave Nectar

Directions: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice Stir well and strain into a chilled Coupe Glass Garnish with a lemon twist

Tanteo Tequila Burning Love Margarita

(Serves 2)

50 ml Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila

50 ml Tanteo Blanco Tequila

50 ml  Tanteo Habanero Tequila

2 oz Passion Fruit Syrup

4 oz. Fresh Orange Juice

2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

50 Ml Tanteo Chipotle Tequila float

Directions: Combine first 6 ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into 2 ice filled highball glasses. Float Tanteo Chipotle on top. Enjoy with your lover.

Cuervo Grapefruit & Jalapeno Margarita

1 1/2 oz. Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Reposado
1 oz. of freshly squeezed red grapefruit juice
1/2 oz. agave nectar
1 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
1 oz. orange liqueur
3 fresh jalapeño slices

Directions: Add all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Salt your rim if desired, shake, and pour over ice.
You can add the jalapeño into the mixer and mix for a stronger kick, or add to the drink after and let sit for a minute before drinking. Enjoy!

Passion Mezcal Margarita

2 oz Vamonos Riendo Mezcal

2 oz passion fruit

1 oz honey

1 strawberry

Directions: Cut passion fruit in half and place in the blender at low speed to keep the seeds intact. Strain and shake in a shaker with Vamonos Riendo Mezcal and honey. Pour over ice. Garnish with a strawberry.

Sweet Tart Mezcal Margarita

2 oz Vamonos Riendo Mezcal

2 oz tamarind concentrate

1 oz orange juice

1 oz honey

Directions: Combine in a shaker. Pour over ice.

Make Me Blush Mezcal Margarita

2 oz Vamonos Riendo Mezcal

2 oz guava

3 pieces of cherry

1 oz honey

Directions: Blend guava with water and add 2 ounces in a shaker with mashed strained cherries, honey and Vamonos Riendo Mezcal. Garnish with a cherry.

Corralejo Classic Margarita

2 oz Corralejo Silver

3⁄4 oz. Agave Nectar

1⁄2 oz. Orange Liqueur

1 oz. Lime Juice

Rocks Ice

Directions: Combine Ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Rim a rocks glass with salt (optional) and fill with ice. Strain into the glass over the ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Corralejo Mia Margarita

Nobu Newport Beach, 3450 Via Oporto Suite 101, Newport Beach, CA 92663

2oz Corralejo Anejo

2oz Passion Fruit Puree

.5oz Fresh Lime Juice

.5oz House-made honey syrup

3 shakes of shichimi (Japanese 7 spice)

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and combine ingredients. Fine strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with blood orange wheel and shichimi.

Corralejo Spicy Cucumber Margarita

2 ounces Corralejo Silver Tequila

4 slices of cucumber

2 slices of jalapeno

¾ ounce agave syrup

1 ounce lime juice

Directions: Rim your glass with salt. Add cucumber and jalapeno to the shaker and gently muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients to the shaker. Shake to chill and combine ingredients. Fine strain into a low-ball glass. Garnish & Enjoy!

Los Arango Cadillac Margarita

2 oz. Los Arango Reposado

1 oz. Lime Juice

3⁄4 oz. Agave Nectar

1⁄2 oz. Grand Marnier

Directions: Combine ingredients except for Grand Marnier in a shaker with ice. Shake Vigorously. Rim a rocks glass with salt and fill with ice. Hawthorne strain the cocktail over the ice and top with Grand Marnier.

Los Arango Spicy Ginger Margarita

2 ounces Los Arango Blanco

1 ounce lime juice

½ ounce ginger simple syrup

3 slices fresh cut jalapeño

Tajín for rim

Directions: Rim your glass with Tajín. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and combine ingredients. Fine strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish & Enjoy!

If you are more inclined to try the premade drinks, these two are great options

UFC Vegas 20 takes place on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided for all your live news and highlights.

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