How to make the Freshest Margarita and the Mercadito for National Margarita Day

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It's National Margarita Day and what better way to celebrate than make, you guessed it, Margaritas!? JP De Loera, Brand Ambassador for Milagro Tequila, shows Kevin Roth how to make the Freshest Margarita with Milagro Añejo and the Mercadito.

The Freshest Margarita
2 parts Milagro Añejo Tequila
1 part fresh lime juice
¾ part agave nectar
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Lime Round

Directions:
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a lime wheel. Salt optional.

Mercadito
2 parts Milagro Silver
¾ part agave nectar
1 part fresh lime juice
4 cucumber slices
1 pinch cilantro
1 thin jalapeño slice
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Cucumber and Cilantro
Directions:
Muddle lime and cilantro in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with cucumber slice and cilantro sprig.

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