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Strawberry Margarita

strawberry margarita

I want to tell you about one of our top drinks, the Strawberry Margarita. This drink is a beautiful mix of sweet, sour, and tequila’s smooth kick. It’s perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a classic cocktail with a fruity twist. Trust me, once you try it, you’ll understand why it’s a crowd favorite.

Tasting Notes

A Strawberry Margarita is like a summer party in a glass. You get the sweetness from the strawberries, a nice sour punch from the lime juice, and a smooth, bold flavor from the tequila. The salt rim adds an extra layer that brings all these tastes together in a way that’s just perfect.

Ingredients

To make a Strawberry Margarita, you’ll need:

  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. strawberry puree or syrup
  • 1/2 oz triple sec
  • Salt for the rim
  • Fresh strawberries and a lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Rim your glass with salt by rubbing a lime wedge around the edge and dipping it in salt.
  2. In a shaker, combine tequila, lime juice, strawberry puree, triple sec, and ice.
  3. Shake well until it’s mixed and chilled.
  4. Strain into your prepared glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a fresh strawberry and a lime wedge.

Pro Tips

  • Use fresh strawberries for the puree for the best flavor.
  • Chill your glass before serving to keep your drink cooler longer.
  • Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less strawberry puree.

When to Serve

Strawberry Margaritas are perfect for any occasion. They’re a hit at summer barbecues, pool parties, or just a relaxing evening at home. They bring a fun and festive vibe to any gathering.

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Which Liquor Brands to Choose

For the best Strawberry Margarita, go for a high-quality tequila. Brands like Patrón Silver or Don Julio Blanco are excellent choices. They have a smooth taste that blends well with the sweetness of the strawberries.

Similar Cocktails

If you love Strawberry Margaritas, you might also enjoy:

  1. Classic Margarita
  2. Mango Margarita
  3. Coconut Margarita
  4. Raspberry Margarita
  5. Cucumber Mint Margarita

These drinks offer a range of flavors from sweet to citrusy, all perfect for experimenting with.

History

The Margarita has been a beloved cocktail for many years, and adding strawberries to it gives it a modern, sweet twist. While the exact origins are debated, one thing is certain: it’s a drink that has stood the test of time and continues to evolve.

strawberry margarita

Strawberry Margarita

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz strawberry puree or syrup
  • 1/2 oz triple sec
  • Salt for the rim
  • Fresh strawberries and a lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Rim your glass with salt by rubbing a lime wedge around the edge and dipping it in salt.
  2. In a shaker, combine tequila, lime juice, strawberry puree, triple sec, and ice.
  3. Shake well until it's mixed and chilled.
  4. Strain into your prepared glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a fresh strawberry and a lime wedge.

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FAQs

Can I make it without alcohol?
Yes, just skip the tequila and triple sec for a non-alcoholic version.

See also  15 Must-Try Tequila Cocktails

Can I use frozen strawberries?
Absolutely, frozen strawberries work great, especially if they’re out of season.

How can I make it less sweet?
Reduce the amount of strawberry puree or syrup, and you can add a bit more lime juice.

The Strawberry Margarita is more than just a drink; it’s a delightful experience. Give it a try, and let the sweet and sour flavors take you on a journey. Cheers!

Strawberry 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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