Thank goodness for food industry marketing because we no longer have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to drink Margaritas on special. But in case weak-well tequila blended with outrageously sweet mixers for $2 isn’t your thing, Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24) has you covered with tried-and-true takes on everyone’s favorite Mexican cocktail to make at home, as well as party-themed programming all day long on Margarita Day (Feb. 22)!
Margaritaville’s “Last Mango Margarita” Recipe
3/4 oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
1 1/2 oz Last Mango Margaritaville Tequila
2 oz Margaritaville Sweet & Sour Mix
Splash of Cranberry Juice
Shake w/ Ice
Garnish with Fresh Mango Cubes
At 11:20 am ET, hear JD Spradlin speak with Margaritaville Cafe Orlando Bartender Rod.
Montego Bay Margaritaville Key Lime Margarita Recipe
1 oz Coconut Infused Tequila (or Margaritaville Tequila’s Calypso Coconut)
1/2 oz Coco Mania Coconut Rum (or Margaritaville Coconut Rum)
1/2 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Coco Lopez
2 oz Margaritaville Margarita Mix
Rimmed with crushed Graham Cracker
Garnished with a Lime Wheel
At 12:05 pm ET, hear JD Spradlin speak with Maurice from the Margaritaville Cafe in Montego Bay.
Margaritaville “Perfect Margarita” Recipe
1/2 oz Margaritaville Gold Tequila
1/2 oz Margaritaville Silver Tequila
1/2 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Orange Curacao Liqueur
1/2 oz Lime Juice
Shake Over Ice
Garnish with 2 Limes Squeezed Into Glass
Rim with Kosher Salt
At 1:20 pm ET, hear JD Spradlin speak with Margaritaville Cafe Orlando bartender Billy Ray.
1.25 oz Clear Moonshine (We use Ole’ Smokey™ White Lighting)
1 oz Blackberry Moonshine (Again we use Ole’ Smokey™)*
Fill with a lemon/lime margarita mix or Sweet and Sour
Garnish with a lime, and no salt on this one.
*There are several brands of Moonshine (it’s huge here) but I would think any brand would give the same result.
At 3:20 pm ET, hear Kirsten speak with Lucky from the Margaritaville Cafe in Pigeon Forge.
1.50 oz Margaritaville Silver Tequila
0.75 oz Triple Sec
1.25 oz Finest Call Watermelon
4 oz Margaritaville Sweet and Sour mix
Mix ingredients in tin, shake and pour over ice. Garnish with a lime wheel
At 5:05 pm ET, hear Kirsten speak with Kristen from the Margaritaville Resort in Hollywood Beach Florida.
1 oz Margaritaville® Gold Tequila
.5 oz Triple Sec
4 oz Margaritaville® Mango Margarita Mix
Combine ingredients in a shaker. Shake and pour into a margarita glass with ice.
At 7:20pm, hear Steve Huntington speak with Vida Lopez from the Margaritaville Cafe in Destin, Florida.
Uptown Top Shelf Margarita
1.5 oz Margaritaville® Gold Tequila
.25 oz Cointreau®
4 oz Margaritaville® Margarita Mix
.25 oz Float Grand Marnier®
Rim margarita glass with salt.
Combine ingredients in a shaker.
Shake and pour into a margarita glass with ice.
Add float of Grand Marnier®.
At 10:32 pm ET, hear Steve Huntington speak with Tom Gage of the Margaritaville Cafe in Chicago at Navy Pier.
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