National Margarita Day
National Margarita Day is an annual feast celebrated on February 22nd of every year. Those cocktail lovers would have known well about the Margarita. Say cheers to Margarita, and you would unquestionably enjoy drinking the rainbow of colours and the flavours it comes in. What’s more needed than the ever loved Margarita, a world famous cocktail drink to turn out your party into a grant feast. You are prohibited from saying an excuse to taste this drink. So justify drinking Margarita and get into the spirit of celebration. Why not we honour and appreciate the Margarita with a very own day for it? So National Margarita Day is just for all of you, and you can take a glass of Margarita, add some ice or blended the drink with ice, add a pinch of salt as to make your flavour which is up to you to enjoy.
“Take every birthday with a grain of salt. This works much better if the salt accompanies a large margarita.” – Maxine
History of National Margarita Day
Todd McCalla has created the National Margarita Day. There isn’t any mention of the year from when this Day has begun its celebration. The founder of National Margarita Day has come up with such an idea as a way to spread his love for the margaritas around the world. McCalla has also created and owns a website with the name Nationalmargaritaday.com out of respect for the cocktail drink. Margarita has its own place in the history and the heart of people. Thus he has set aside February 22nd of every year for this celebration. The tradition and the history of Margarita are long and is loved and drunk by so many millions of people from all over the world.
Margarita is a most familiar tequila-based cocktail that consists of tequila, triple sec, and freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice is used as the key ingredient. Lemon is used in this cocktail drink making for obtaining the softer taste. Margarita is often served with the salt or sugar on the rim of the glass. The very essence of this cocktail comes in many flavours, and it is the best things about this drink. It ranges from Roasted Blueberry Basil Margaritas to punchy Strawberry Sriracha Margarita and more colours. Margarita is served on every other occasion, and the Margarita Day is a perfect excuse to try drinking them all.
Margarita is served shaken with ice or blended with ice or sometimes without ice all the way. It is served in a wide variety of glass types like a cocktail, wine glasses, pint glasses and large schooners. However, the cocktail drink is traditionally served in the eponymous margarita glass which is a stepped-diameter variant of a cocktail glass or the champagne coupe. The history of the Margarita is a bit mysterious and often end up in the debate as the incidents are varied. Several stories are depicting its origin as many bartenders from different parts of the world have put their individual idea on preparing the margarita. Thus, no one knows who had created the original margarita recipe.
Some say that it was created by Willie, who was a bartender from the Mexico City created it in 1934 and named it for his friend as Marguerite Hemery. One another well-known legend thought to be the creator of the Margaritas was Rancho La Gloria of Carlos “Danny” Herrera restaurant and developed it at his restaurant in Tijuana. It is believed that he has invented the cocktail for Marjorie King, who was allergic to all the hard alcohol except for tequila. There is another claim, and it says that Santos Cruz has invented it in Galveston, Texas for a singer Patty Lee, a popular patron.
Other Celebrations on February 22
February 22 is also celebrated as
- World Thinking Day
- Single Tasking Day
- Walking the Dog Day
- National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
- Be Humble Day
How to Celebrate National Margarita Day
Celebrating the National Margarita Day involves many kinds. Have a glass of classic margarita to start the celebration. Add salt followed the lime and tequila into the margarita glass or drink a frozen margarita. If you like, you could go with the new margarita flavor which you haven’t so far tasted as is the special time to treat yourself. If you could make it on your home, try to know about the margarita making at your home. Organize a party, invite your friends and family and serve them with a glass of margarita. Share your margarita love and celebration on the social media using the hashtag #MargaritaDay.