Garita - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia librehere – What is a Margarita and Why is it Celebrated?

The margarita is a drink that is celebrated in Cinco de Mayo.

It is a popular drink in Mexico and the United States, but it has different variations depending on where you are. It’s an alcoholic beverage made of tequila, triple sec, and lime juice.

How to Make a Traditional Mexican Margarita

A traditional Mexican Margarita is made with tequila, lime juice, and triple sec. The cocktail is shaken together with ice and then strained into a cocktail glass.

The most popular recipe for this drink is to mix 2 parts of silver tequila, 1 part of lime juice, 1/2 part of Cointreau or Triple Sec, and 3 parts of sweetened iced tea (or lemonade).

Spicy Jalapeno Margaritas

Jalapeno juice is made from the green peppers of the jalapeno plant. It is usually found in Mexican food and dishes.

It was created by a farmer in Jalisco, Mexico in the 16th century. The farmer would grow jalapenos and make them into a paste that would be used as a condiment for garitas food.

Today, you can find it in grocery stores as well as online where they sell it by the bottle.

Frozen Strawberry-Lime Margaritas

Frozen strawberries and limes are blended with tequila and triple sec to create this delicious margarita recipe.


1/4 cup of lime juice

1/4 cup of strawberry puree

1 tablespoon of sugar

1/2 cup of tequila

3 tablespoons of triple sec

Pineapple & Coconut Rum Cocktail aka Piña Colada

The piña colada is a cocktail made of rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream.

The piña colada is a cocktail made of rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream. The drink was invented in 1954 by Puerto Rican bartender Ramón “Monchito” Marrero from the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The name “piña colada” means “strained pineapple” in Spanish. It is not known why the drink was given this name. One legend says that Marrero’s wife strained the drink while he was making it, garitas leading to its name.