It’s Time to Choose Your Cocktail to Sip On for National Margarita Day
For National Margarita Day (Wednesday 2/22), it’s time to choose your cocktail to sip on, whether it’s a spicy, fruity, or a handy canned marg.
Raise a glass – or a can on National Margarita Day to Cutwater Spirits’ canned cocktails. The refreshing flavors of Lime and Mango transport you to the tropical island destination you crave when sipping on a marg.
Filthy Margarita Mix is an all-natural mix that makes a fresh and balanced margarita in an instant – perfect for hosting the ultimate National Margarita Day party!
SUSTAINABLE & ORGANIC MARGS
Produced sustainably in collaboration with a community of agave farmers, Dulce Vida is an organic tequila that is vibrant and smooth. Pro tip: their Pineapple Jalapeno, Lime and Grapefruit tequilas are all made with real fruit and add a natural and delicious boost to any marg.
A MEZCAL MOMENT
The unique blend of Dos Hombres Espadin Mezcal is hand-selected from the hillsides of a small village in Oaxaca and presents a rich taste that engages the palate, ensuring the distinctive smoothness to your ‘rita.
On top of Ilegal Mezcal’s sweet agave tequila is a legendary history that includes smuggling and weeklong parties. Need any more National Margarita Day inspo? Mix up a classic mezcal margarita for a crowd with the Ilegal Cocktail Kit (sold HERE) which has everything you need for 12 margaritas.
ABOUT THE BRANDS and RECIPES
Cutwater Spirits is the most awarded canned cocktail brand in the U.S., is a San Diego-based distillery known for its award-winning lineup of 20 canned cocktail classics made from its portfolio of premium bottled spirits. Co-Founder and Master Distiller Yuseff Cherney began distilling as a side project under Ballast Point Brewing. He started canning cocktails because he wanted to make drinks he could enjoy while doing the things he likes to do (mostly fishing and hiking). In 2017, Cutwater Spirits was established as a separate entity from the brewery and now operates from a 50,000 square foot distillery and production facility, which includes a 250-seat world-class tasting room offering lunch, dinner, cocktails, and tours. To date, Cutwater has earned over 1,000 awards across its portfolio of products and is currently distributed in 45 states.
Cutwater Mango Margarita (SRP: $12.99 per 4-pack) 12.5% ABV
Release the mango! A tropical twist on the Cutwater classic. Made with real tequila and natural flavors, this fresh take on our margarita delivers a juicy burst of mango.
Available for purchase on Drizly and ReserveBar
Dos Hombres Espadin Mezcal (SRP: $65.00) 42% ABV
By Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston and partner Gregorio Velasco, a third-generation Mezcal maker, Dos Hombres is a unique blend of the finest Espadin agave, hand-selected from the hillsides of a small village in Oaxaca. Dos Hombres presents an appealing fragrance and a rich taste that engages the palate, ensuring the distinctive smoothness of our brand.
Serve neat in a snifter or extended glass to allow the Mezcal to “awake,” and fully appreciate the flavors and scents of a completely natural experience. Dos Hombres Espadin Mezcal is an open invitation to uncover and delight with the richness arising from the legendary craftsmanship of the best Mezcal Masters in Oaxaca. Because of its smooth flavor, Dos Hombres is enjoyable in any season, with every possible combination.
Dos Hombres Spicy Grapefruit
2oz. Dos Hombres Mezcal
2 oz. Grapefruit Juice
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
Directions: Pour 2 oz. of Dos Hombres Mezcal into a rocks glass with 2 oz. of grapefruit juice. Mix with 3/4 oz. of lime. Add a dash of chili powder and shake. Enjoy!
Dulce Vida is Tequila, Pure and Simple. Handcrafted through sustainable practices in collaboration with a community of agave farmers, the foundation of all Dulce Vida tequila is organic. Dulce Vida is produced in the village of San Ignacio Cerro Gordo at Campanario (NOM 1443) with sustainability and attention to detail at every step, from harvest through distillation and aging. Dulce Vida takes pride in partnering with a production facility that is a kind partner to the environment and local community.
The Dulce Vida portfolio includes a core range of Blanco, Reposado and Añejo tequila, favored Infusions [including ready-to-drink options] and 100-Proof Extra Añejo all made with a bold, agave forward flavor. Dulce Vida Infusions begin with a base of our 100% blue weber agave Blanco tequila we infuse with refreshing all-natural, real fruit flavors.
Dulce Vida Skinny Margarita
- 1.5 oz Dulce Vida Lime Tequila
- 4 oz Sparkling Water
- Big Squeeze of Fresh Lime
Directions: Pour over ice in a tall glass. Stir and garnish with a lime.
Filthy Margarita Mix ($20 for 6 8fl oz pouches)
Make a super fresh and perfectly balanced margarita in an instant. This fresh, all-natural mix is made with 100% real Florida lime juice and agave nectar from Jalisco, Mexico to create a perfect balance of sweet and sour flavors. It is non-GMO, gluten free, vegan and free of allergens, concentrates and preservatives.
The Filthy Difference: The cocktail mixers category is full of brands with concentrates, preservatives, additives, coloring and allergens. Filthy Mixers come in a convenient, sustainable pouch and are made with the highest quality, carefully sourced local and traditional ingredients. Our Margarita Mix is made with 100% real Florida lime juice and organic blue agave nectar from Jalisco, Mexico.
Filthy Premium Mixers & Garnishes was founded with the goal of making the drinks people love, better. Built out of the trunks of cars, on subway trains and word-of-mouth in the bartending community, Filthy is now the industry standard and served by the best bars, restaurants, hotels, retailers, and cruise ships, and are even available on some of your favorite airlines.
3oz Filthy Margarita Mix
1 ½ oz Tequila (of your choice)
Directions: Mix Filthy Margarita Mix and Tequila in a drink shaker. Rim your preferred glass with salt or sugar and serve over ice. Enjoy!
Ilegal Mezcal ($46.00 – $99.00)
Ilegal Mezcal is a beautifully balanced spirit with a legendary history that includes smuggling
and weeklong parties in Café No Sé, a clandestine bar and music hub in Antigua, Guatemala. Ilegal is delicious, approachable, and perfect for drinking neat or in cocktails and is made ‘Sin Prisa,’ without rush or hurry, and using artesanal methods. Ilegal’s taste profile is a mouthful of sweet agave with a hint of smoke. It is available in Joven, Reposado and Anejo expressions nationally across the U.S.
2 oz Ilegal Mezcal Joven
1 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Agave Nectar
Directions: Add to shaker with ice. Shake. Dump ingredients into a pre-salted rimmed rocks glass.