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Red White And Blue Margarita

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The Red, White & Blue Margarita is a vibrant and festive cocktail perfect for patriotic celebrations or any fun gathering. This layered drink combines blue curaçao, tequila, grenadine, and lime juice, creating a visually stunning and flavorful experience. Served over ice, it’s both refreshing and visually appealing, with each layer representing a different flavor profile and color.

Tasting Notes

The first sip of the Red, White & Blue Margarita delivers a sweet and tangy burst from the grenadine, setting the stage for the vibrant red layer. This initial sweetness is quickly balanced by the refreshing tartness of the lime juice, adding a zesty middle note that enlivens the palate. The blue curaçao layer introduces a subtle orange flavor, complementing the other ingredients while adding a hint of citrusy sweetness. The tequila provides a robust base, bringing a smooth and slightly fiery finish that ties all the flavors together.

As the layers mix, the Red, White & Blue Margarita transforms into a harmonious blend of sweet, tart, and citrus notes. The interplay between the grenadine’s sweetness, lime juice’s tanginess, and blue curaçao’s citrusy undertones creates a dynamic and enjoyable drinking experience. The icy texture enhances the overall refreshment, making it an ideal choice for warm-weather occasions or festive gatherings where both taste and visual appeal are paramount.

Tips & Tricks

Add a slice of jalapeño or a dash of hot sauce to the tequila for a spicy kick that contrasts with the sweetness.

Infuse the tequila with fresh herbs like basil or mint to add an aromatic and herbal dimension to the cocktail.

Recipe Card

Red, White & Blue Margarita

Red, White & Blue Margarita


  • 1 oz blue curacao
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz grenadine
  • 1.5 oz lime juice
  • 9 oz ice


  1. For the blue layer add blue curacao, 0.5 oz lime juice, and 3 oz ice.
  2. Blend until very smooth, then pour into glass.
  3. Rinse blender then for the white layer add 0.5 oz lime juice, 1 oz tequila, and 3 oz ice.
  4. Blend until very smooth, then pour over the blue layer.
  5. Rinse blender and add grenadine, 1 oz tequila, 0.5 oz lime juice, and 3 oz ice.
  6. Blend until very smooth and pour over the white layer.

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