The Story Behind The Don Julio Spicy Ańejo Margarita

Spice things up this season with an elevated Margarita that is sure to delight any tequila aficionado. To prepare, shake Don Julio Añejo tequila with Grand Marnier, lime juice, simple syrup and a pinch of chili powder over ice; then strain into a rocks glass. With vanilla, agave and butterscotch flavors from the barrel-aged tequila and rich candied orange from the liqueur, this variation proves that a top-notch Margarita shines in any season.

This recipe is sponsored by Tequila Don Julio.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces Don Julio Añejo
  • 1/4 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 ounce Lime Juice
  • 1/4 ounce Simple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
  • Lime wedge

Directions

  1. Pour Don Julio Añejo Tequila, Grand Marnier, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, and Chili Powder into an ice-filled cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously.
  3. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge.
  5. Salt or sugar rim optional.

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Updated: 2021-12-14

With vanilla, agave and oak flavors and candied orange from the liqueur, this variation proves that a Margarita shines in any season.