We’re Celebrating National Taco Day With A Margarita Bar

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Today is National Taco Day, and there’s no tastier drink to celebrate than a margarita. Whether you like them sweet or spicy (or prefer a classic margarita), Kari Rider Events is here today with three recipes to please every taste. So, why not get your cocktail shaker out and mix a drink for you and your friends to enjoy while indulging in some delicious tacos this week? Get the recipe details below!

There’s really only one way to celebrate National Taco Day—with a super fun margarita bar, of course! Start with the salt (we opted for Himalayan pink), add the rocks and tequila of your choice, infuse with flavor (to make it spicy, fruity or classic), garnish and voilà! Put all these ingredients on an adorable hand-lettered table topper and it’s pretty much next level! Cheers to tacos and tequila!

Make sure to check out: The Only Recipes You Need To Celebrate National Taco Day

Spicy Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces jalapeno-infused tequila (soak jalapeno slices in a fifth of tequila overnight)
  • ¾ ounce honey
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime juice
  • ½ ounce triple sec
  • 1-2 jalapeno slices
  • Lime and salt for garnish

Directions

  1. Soak three to four jalapeno slices (or more if you like it spicier) in a fifth of tequila overnight.
  2. Take a lime wedge and coat the rim of a rocks glass. Dip in salt.
  3. Combine tequila, honey, lime juice, triple sec and jalapeno slices in a cocktail shaker. Stir until the honey dissolves.
  4. Add ice to the shaker. Shake vigorously.
  5. Pour into a salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with lime and more jalapeno slices.

Classic Margarita

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce triple sec or Cointreau
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime juice
  • ½ ounce honey or simple syrup
  • Lime and salt for garnish

Directions

  1. Take a lime wedge and coat the rim of a rocks glass. Dip in salt.
  2. Combine tequila, triple sec or Cointreau, lime juice, honey and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously.
  3. Pour into a salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with lime.

Grapefruit Margarita

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce triple sec or Cointreau
  • ¼ cup fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey
  • Lime for garnish

Directions

  1. Take a lime wedge and coat the rim of a rocks glass. Dip in salt.
  2. Combine tequila, triple sec or Cointreau, lime juice, grapefruit juice, agave and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously.
  3. Pour into a salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with lime.

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