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Celebrate Mexican Independence Day on September 16 with Margarita Libre Cocktail

Margarita Libre
Photo Credit: Tequila Don Julio Blanco

Mexican Independence Day is being celebrated throughout Mexico and the United States today September 16. We would like to honor this country’s culinary influence and flavors with  a popular cocktail recipe that will help you celebrate this special day - Margarita Libre, made with tequila, blood orange puree, and fresh lime juice.

MARGARITA LIBRE: 

Ingredients

1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco
1 ounce Blood Orange Puree
Splash of Agave Syrup
Splash of Fresh Lime Juice
Thyme Sprig for garnish
2 Slices of Jalapeño
Blood Orange for Garnish

 

Preparation

Muddle jalapeño in a cocktail shaker
Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, blood orange puree, agave syrup, fresh lime juice and ice to shaker. Shake well
Strain contents into a rocks glass over ice
Garnish with a blood orange wedge

 

Ideal Serving Glass:

Rocks Glass

 

Yield:

1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fl oz alcohol