Celebrate National Margarita Day with Classico, Skinny and Ghostbuster margarita recipes

- Today marks National Margarita Day!

Robert Greager, a manager at MEX will show us how to prepare Classico, Skinny and Ghostbuster margaritas.

Anyone who mentions that it is National Margarita Day will get half-off of one margarita, excluding the Cervezarita Grande.

MEX carries eight kind of margaritas, including the popular Ghostbuster, which includes El Jimador TQ, ghost pepper jam and lemon.

There are locations in Bloomfield and at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.

Classico
1.25 oz.  El Jimador Silver tequila,
3/4 oz. Triple Sec
1/4 oz. Brandy
1.5 oz. Sour mix (lemonade mixed w/ lime juice)
1/2 oz. Orange juice
Salt, sugar, citric acid rim
Combine with ice and an orange wedge in a cocktail shaker
Shake vigorously approximately 25 times and pour into a 14 oz. glass

Skinny
1.25 oz. El Jimador Reposado
3/4 oz. Triple Sec
1 oz. Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Agave Nectar
Salt rim
Combine with ice and a lime wedge in a cocktail shaker
Shake vigorously approximately 25 times and pour into a 14 oz glass

Ghostbuster
1.25 oz. El Jimador Reposado
3/4 oz. Triple Sec
1 oz. Lemon Juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup
1 TBSP. Ghost Pepper Jam
Sugar rim
Fill a 14 oz. glass with a lemon wedge and ice
Combine ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker
Shake vigorously approximately 25 times and strain into glass

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