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Cherry Lime Margarita

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The Cherry Lime Margarita is a refreshing cocktail that combines the robust flavor of tequila with the sweet tartness of cherry liqueur and the zing of fresh lime juice. Maraschino cherry juice adds an extra layer of sweetness and depth, creating a well-balanced drink that’s perfect for any occasion.

Tasting Notes

Upon the first sip, the Cherry Lime Margarita greets you with the bold, unmistakable taste of tequila, which is quickly followed by the rich sweetness of cherry liqueur. The lime juice provides a sharp, tangy contrast that cuts through the sweetness, making the drink refreshing and lively. The maraschino cherry juice adds a subtle complexity, rounding out the flavors with a smooth finish.

As you continue to enjoy the drink, the interplay of sweet and sour becomes more pronounced. The cherry liqueur and maraschino cherry juice create a delightful sweetness that lingers on the palate, while the lime juice ensures the drink remains crisp and not overly sugary.

This balance makes the Cherry Lime Margarita a versatile cocktail that can be enjoyed both as a casual refreshment and a sophisticated choice for a special occasion.

Tips & Tricks

Add a few slices of jalapeño or a dash of hot sauce for a spicy kick.

Substitute a portion of the tequila with mezcal to introduce a smoky depth to the drink.

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Cherry Lime Margarita

Cherry Lime Margarita


  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • 1 oz cherry liqueur
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 0.75 oz maraschino cherry juice


  1. In a shaker add all your ingredients, plus ice, and shake very well.
  2. Strain into glass over fresh ice and serve.

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