Celebrate National Margarita Day with this Horseshoe Margarita recipe

Horseshoe margarita tequila cocktail

National Margarita Day is fast approaching – 22 February! – so whether you’re new to the tang of tequila, or as used to it as the agave worm, you need a quality recipe to celebrate with.

And this, friends, is exactly that.

First thing to remember is that there are endless ways to craft a margarita, so use this as a guide.

Whether you prefer yours salty, slightly sweet, or a little spicy, the quality of the final product that’s poured into your glass depends on one thing: the tequila.

Tequila Herradura Plata has notes of citrus, cooked agave, and vanilla — natural flavours with a smooth finish that pair nicely with your most creative margarita variations. Consider the Horseshoe Margarita your new go-to original margarita recipe.


2 parts. Tequila Herradura Plata 

1 part.  Freshly squeezed lime juice 

1/2 part.  Agave nectar 


In a classic cocktail shaker add all three ingredients over ice. Shake well until the ice is almost melted. Strain over fresh ice in a salt-rimmed glass tumbler. Garnish with a wedge of lime to taste. Drink hard and fast, don’t mess about.