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The gorgeous Blue margarita is a perfect beach cocktail. Be sure to add this blue curacao drink to your summer cocktail drink menu.

Blue Curacao Margarita

This is a delicious reposado tequila drink. Enjoy smooth tequila blended with tart and sweet citrus tones.

This simple margarita recipe takes only a few minutes to put together and it’s a show stopper. What a great ice breaker. Your tequila loving guests will feel special.

Blue Margarita

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Blue Margarita Recipe:

Ingredients:

Blue Margarita Ingredients
1800 tequila reposado, blue curaçao and a fresh lime blend famously in this cointreau cocktail.
  • 1800 reposado tequila (or your favorite reposado tequila)
  • Cointreau liqueur (triple sec orange liqueur MAY be substituted. But we enjoy this as a cointreau recipe best.)
  • orange flavored Blue Curacao liqueur (Find the original linked or buy in your local store. Look for the Blue color)
  • one fresh lime (for fresh lime juice and to garnish the cocktail)

How to Rim Your Margarita Glass:

Watch our video demonstration for this recipe on the sidebar or at the bottom of the printable recipe card below.

Ocean Blue Cointreau Margarita Recipe Walkthrough:

Here is a quick visual guide to the steps of this recipe.

Garnish:

I really like the pop of that cherry red accent with the lime wheel for this blue drink. The salt rim is a classic touch for a Margarita recipe.

More garnishing ideas:

  • Use an orange wheel on the side
  • put three cherries on a pick
  • Add a sprig of fresh mint.

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Blue Curacao Margarita
Garnish the Blue Margarita with a lime wheel and a red Maraschino cherry on a pick to really pop that ocean blue color.

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Printable Blue Margarita Curaçao Recipe:

Blue Margarita Cocktail
Yield: 1 Blue Margarita

Ocean Blue Margarita Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

The lovely Ocean Blue margarita fits right in by the pool or on your porch. Using a reposado tequila gives you a smooth summer cocktail with citrus tones. Very refreshing. Drink curaçao cocktail to create that summertime beachy vibe.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Tequila (we used 1800 Reposado tequila)
  • 1 oz. Blue Curaçao
  • 1 oz. Cointreau
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice

Instructions

Prepare the Glass:

  1. Chill the glass ahead of time (30 minutes in the fridge or 15 minutes in your freezer).
  2. Wet the rim of the glass with a lime wedge or rub the rim in simple syrup to really stick the salt onto the rim. (see video)
  3. Invert the glass into kosher salt and rub it around until the wet and sticky rim absorbs the salt.

Prepare the Cocktail:

  1. Add ice to your cocktail shaker
  2. Measure and pour into the shaker the tequila, cointreau and blue curaçao.
  3. Slice the fresh lime in half.
  4. Squeeze the lime half into your margarita glass (Or a 1 oz measure to be precise.)
  5. Shake vigorously 10 to 30 seconds until the shaker is very cold.
  6. Strain into rimmed Margarita glass.


Garnishing the Ocean Blue Margarita:

  1. Slice a wheel off the fresh lime.
  2. Slice through the wheel halfway.
  3. Set the cut lime wheel onto the salted rim of the glass.
  4. Set a maraschino cherry on a pick and set in the glass to pop that blue color.

Notes

Substitutions:

  • Triple sec can be substituted for the cointreau.
  • Use whatever reposado tequila you have on hand. Reposado tequila gives a smoother better cocktail.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 223Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 2mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 0gSugar 8gProtein 0g

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