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National Margarita Day

The folks over at Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar want to celebrate National Margarita Day with a Mango Habanero Margarita. Break out the cocktail shaker and get the tequila flowing. 

  • 1 ¾ parts Milagro® Silver tequila
  • ¾ parts orange Curaçao liqueur
  • 1 part The Perfect Purée® Mango Purée (diluted with equal parts water)
  • 1 part scratch sour mix
  • 2 slices fresh habanero
  • 4 drops Bittermens® Hellfire Habanero Shrub Bitters - available at Tommy Bahama

Build in a shaker. Add ice. Shake well until chilled. Strain over fresh ice.

Scratch Sour Mix:
(Recipe makes 1/2 gallon. Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.)

  • 3 oz. egg whites, pasteurized
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 ½ cups fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice

Whisk egg whites in a large bowl until frothy. Stir in the sugar and mix until incorporated. Add water and fresh juices and mix thoroughly.

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