Blue Margarita Recipe

The blue margarita is a vibrant and eye-catching twist on the classic. This cocktail combines the traditional flavors of a margarita with the striking blue hue of Blue Curacao. It’s a visually stunning drink that doesn’t compromise on taste, a delightful blend of tequila, lime juice, Triple Sec, and Blue Curacao.

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Blue Margarita

The secret is in the Blue Curacao.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Margarita
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 283 kcal



  1. In a shaker, combine tequila, lime juice, triple sec, and blue curacao with ice.

  2. Shake until the mixture is chilled.

  3. Strain into a margarita glass.

Nutrition Facts
Blue Margarita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


What does Blue Curacao taste like?

Blue Curacao is a type of orange liqueur that tastes similar to Triple Sec or Cointreau. It has a sweet, orange flavor but is distinct for its vibrant blue color.

What flavor is a blue margarita? Are they sweet?

Blue margaritas have a flavor profile similar to classic margaritas, characterized by the tartness of lime and the sweetness of the orange liqueur. The Blue Curacao adds a slight additional sweetness and an orange flavor.

Can you make a blue margarita with pineapple juice?

Yes, adding pineapple juice to a blue margarita can create a delicious tropical variation. It adds sweetness and a fruity flavor that pairs well with the other ingredients.

Tips for making large batches of blue margaritas

For large gatherings, mix the ingredients in a large pitcher or jug using the same ratios. Stir well and refrigerate until serving. Serve over ice to keep the drinks cold without diluting the vibrant flavor and color.

Bartender’s Note:

The charm of the blue margarita lies in its striking color and familiar taste. While making this drink, ensure that the balance between sweet and sour is maintained. The Blue Curacao should complement, not overpower, the traditional margarita flavors. As always, fresh lime juice and quality tequila make all the difference. Enjoy the visual appeal and refreshing taste of this unique twist on a classic!

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