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Green Apple Margarita

Green Apple Margarita

I’m gonna teach you to mix a drink that is sure to please everyone: the Green Apple Margarita. This beverage is the ideal choice for any occasion because it has a wonderful balance of sweet, sour, and sparkle. I’ve made a lot of cocktails in my time as a bartender, and this one is particularly popular due to its distinct flavor and crisp taste. It’s similar to taking a traditional margarita and adding a zesty, crisp green apple twist.

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Tasting Notes

The Green Apple Margarita is a delightful blend of flavors. When you take a sip, the first thing you’ll notice is the crisp, tart taste of green apple, followed by the smooth, sweet notes of the tequila. There’s also a hint of lime that adds a zesty kick, making this drink perfectly balanced between sweet and sour. It’s refreshing, flavorful, and guaranteed to be a favorite at any gathering.

Equipment and Glassware

To make a Green Apple Margarita, you’ll need a few basic tools: a shaker, a strainer, and a jigger for measuring. As for glassware, this cocktail looks best in a margarita glass. If you want to get fancy, you can salt the rim of the glass for an extra touch of flair.

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Green Apple Margarita

Green Apple Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Green Apple, Margarita
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Experience the crisp and tangy taste of Green Apple Margarita. A mix of sour green apple and tequila, this is a refreshing choice for any occasion.


  • Fill your shaker with ice.
  • Add the tequila, orange liqueur, green apple schnapps, lime juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
  • Shake well until the outside of the shaker feels cold.
  • Strain the mixture into your margarita glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of green apple.
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Pro Tips

  • For a smoother drink, use freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • Adjust the simple syrup based on how sweet you like your cocktails.
  • Chill your glass in the freezer for a few minutes before making the drink to keep it extra cool.

When to Serve

The Green Apple Margarita is perfect for any occasion, but it shines at summer parties, backyard BBQs, and festive celebrations. It’s a great way to impress your friends and add a splash of fun to any event.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

For the best Green Apple Margarita, go for a mid-range tequila like Espolòn or Herradura. These brands offer great quality without breaking the bank and blend beautifully with the green apple flavor.

Similar Cocktails

If you love the Green Apple Margarita, here are five similar cocktails to try:


The Margarita has been a favorite since the 1930s, but the Green Apple Margarita is a modern twist on this classic drink. It’s a creation that bartenders started mixing up to offer something new and exciting, blending traditional ingredients with the fresh taste of green apple.

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Green Apple Margarita
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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