Canned margaritas are a fun, portable way to enjoy a classic cocktail. For those who love margaritas but don’t always have the time or supplies to mix up a batch, canned versions offer convenience without compromising on flavor. Available in a variety of fruity flavors, canned margaritas allow drinkers to grab one from the cooler and take the party wherever the day leads.
Whether you’re heading to the beach, a picnic in the park, or just want to relax at home, canned margaritas are a tasty and low-effort option. The aluminum cans mean no spillage too, so you can sip safely while moving around. Their popularity continues to grow for good reason – they allow margarita fans to satisfy their tastes in almost any situation.
Founded by master distiller Yuseff Cherney, Cutwater is a one-stop shop for all your spirit needs, producing whiskeys, gin, rum, vodka, and tequilas. Cutwater’s Lime Margarita is as classic as they come, mixing real cane sugar, lime juice, triple sec, and their signature tequila. You can really taste the floral notes of the tequila shining through the citrus.
Winner of SIP Awards and Micro Liquor’s gold medal, Buzzbox Margarita is fittingly called the “Perfect Margarita.” Buzzbox prides itself on sustainability, serving its long line of premium cocktails in biodegradable boxes instead of cans. Their margarita is an ode to the classic, using the highest quality artisanal tequila and triple sec to pair with all-natural citrus juice and sugar. Its perfection lies in its authenticity.
Post Meridiem is an alcoholic drink company that produces a high-end line of premade cocktails in the cutest 100 mL cans. Their margarita, like all their products, is a small-batch cocktail. Its ingredients and proportions are written on the can, transparently describing the three-ingredient cocktail’s recipe. It uses silver tequila for a bold tequila flavor along with blue curacao instead of triple sec for a subtly sweet citrus flavor.
Originating as a small-scale food truck project in Austin, Texas, Ranch Rider created the now-famous Ranch Water, a cocktail with a tequila and soda foundation. Thus, their margarita stands out first and foremost because it’s carbonated. It uses reposado tequila for a smoother spirit, combined with salt and real orange and lime juices.
Jose Cuervo is a longstanding favorite for tequila. They have created a line of sparkling canned cocktails using their world-famous tequilas. The margarita uses Jose Cuervo tequila, triple sec, and citrus flavors. It has a lower alcohol content per can than other competitors but is still tasty and refreshing.
Founded by an Olympic medalist, JuneShine is a boho-chic premade brand committed to clean, all-natural ingredients. Their simple tequila margarita uses no-added-sugar or synthetic ingredients. Using premium tequila, orange and lime juices, and sparkling water, JuneShine Tequila Margarita offers a refreshing cocktail that’s on the tart end of the spectrum.
Originating in 1922, Cazadores is an authentic tequila brand from the highlands of Jalisco with a refined repertoire of sustainable spirits to elaborate their newer line of canned cocktails. Their spicy margaritas use the full-bodied and harsh-tasting Blanco tequila to stand up to the spicy chili-infused citrus juices.
Cayman Jack is a canned cocktail company dedicated to tropical spirits and drinks. They offer a line of glass-bottled and canned margaritas in various flavors, from classic to strawberry. The margaritas use agave nectar as a sweetener which only enhances the agave flavor inherent in tequila. Plus, each can has the same amount of alcohol as a Mexican lager, so you can throw a few back without overdoing it.
Another Texas-native cocktail company, Austin cocktails, is a small-batch, female-owned company whose cocktails honor the founders’ family cocktail hour traditions. Austin Cocktails margarita is the most upscale cocktail on the list, with a heavy pour of tequila per can. This cocktail also uses the Italian bergamot orange and triple sec to infuse a strong orange flavor without being overly sweet.