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Miracle Margarita


Miracle Margarita

Miracle Margarita

Photo Credit: © Ilene Steinberg
Ilene Steinberg at I bar in Tribeca created this orange Margarita in honor of the New York Mets' bid for the 2006 World Series Championship. The Miracle Margarita is a cocktail that has it all: orange liquid with a blue sugar rim, a great tequila and a splash of the bubbly for subtle celebration.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail


  • 2 ounces Partida Blanco Tequila
  • 2 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ounce Grand Marnier
  • Splash of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
  • Lime wedge
  • Lemon wedge
  • Orange wheel for garnish
  • Blue sugar for rimming (optional)


  1. Squeeze lemon and lime wedges into a mixing glass full of ice.
  2. Add Partida, orange juice and Grand Marnier.
  3. Shake.
  4. Strain into a margarita or cocktail glass rimmed with blue sugar.
  5. Float 1 oz of Veuve Clicquot champagne atop.
  6. Garnish with an orange wheel.

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