Celebrate National Margarita Day on Thursday 22nd February with a variety of delicious tipples. Including American Actress, Blake Lively’s Betty Buzz Sparkling Lemon and Lime, the world’s first B Corp tequila, Mijenta Blanco, and unsweetened, extra-dry mastiha spirit, Axia which makes a great tequila alternative.
Betty Buzz Sparkling Margarita
Betty Buzz is a range of great tasting premium adult soft drinks made with fresh ingredients, free from artificial preservatives, sweeteners, colours and flavours. Betty Buzz Sparkling Lemon Lime is refreshing with deliciously authentic flavours.
1/2 Bottle Betty Buzz Sparkling Lemon Lime | 50ml Tequila | 2-3 Lime Wheels | Salt for Rim
Start with a lowball glass (add salt to rim if preferred). Add ice and tequila to glass. Pour Betty Buzz Sparkling Lemon Lime over top. Stir together and garnish with lime wheels.
Mijenta Blanco Margarita
Artisanal small batch Tequila from the highlands of Jalisco, made with 100% Agave and the best possible materials embracing traditional methods resulting in a complex tequila with a silky long finish. Mijenta Tequila is the world’s first B Corp tequila and is additive free.
2 Parts Mijenta Blanco Tequila | 1 Part Fresh Lime Juice | 1 Part Triple Sec
Shake all ingredients vigorously with plenty of ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and rimmed with salt. Garnish with a lime wheel.
RRP: £54.99 for 70cl. ABV: 40%. Available from: Selfridges, Master of Malt, Amazon, shopmijenta.co.uk and Hedonism
Axia Mastiha Margarita
A first of its kind, Axia is an extra-dry and unsweetened Mastiha. Pronounced “Mas – teek – ah”, it is a spirit distilled from the resin of the mastiha tree, found on the Greek island of Chios. Axia Spirit has notes of rose, cypress, citrus, and bergamot. Since the spirit is unsweetened, its versatility allows for it to be a base in popular cocktails such as a Margarita.
45ml Axia Spirit | 25ml Triple Sec | 7.5ml Agave | 22.5ml Fresh Lime Juice
Line the tumbler rim with salt. Mix all the ingredients in a shaker, give it a shake, and pour over ice.