Mix up your margarita game: All the margarita variations you could ask for

Whether it’s National Margarita Day, Cinco de Mayo, Taco Tuesday, or basically any day really, we don’t need much of an excuse to indulge in a classic margarita. But we know lots of folks out there like to mix things up, so we compiled a list of some of our favorite margarita variations.

Read on to discover all of the margarita variations you could ask for.

Make a 'Margaritaville' margarita

They’ve got the name … do they have the chops? In our professional opinion, yes! The experts at Margaritaville in Biloxi, Miss. provide us with their step-by-step process for making a drink good enough to make Jimmy Buffett proud.

See how!

Enjoy some spice in a jalapeno margarita

5Church Charleston has a stellar reputation for its cocktails, so we asked them how to do a proper jalapeno margarita. Happily, they obliged!

Find out how to do it at home.

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Try an avocado(!?) margarita

Don’t knock it until you try it. This spicy margarita recipe from the Hilton West Palm Beach incorporates avocado. That’s something different for you!

Get the recipe here.

Ditch the salt with a pineapple cinnamon margarita

It’s a different look and a different taste. Louisville’s Galaxie Bar ditched the traditional salt for cinnamon, and we can’t help being super intrigued by it. And what’s more, they’ve got a ton more interesting spins on the traditional marg.

What are their other specialties?

Water mouths with a watermelon margarita

The Collins Bar in Birmingham, Ala. has a light, fresh spin on the traditional margarita that incorporates watermelon. Fairly straightforward, but oh so delicious.

Watch the demo.

Find out what makes a 'Top Shelf" margarita

Sometimes, the simplest of tweaks or changes can make all the difference. At RipTydz in Myrtle Beach, they fold in a basic ingredient found in most kitchens to elevate their margarita above the rest.

Check out this recipe.

Chug a chocolate margarita

In a quest to find epic margarita mixtures, we’ve encountered some pretty outrageous combinations, but it’s difficult to top this chocolate margarita from the fine folks at El Sol in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Learn more.

Fall in love with the 'Viper' margarita

5Church Charlotte’s signature cocktail just so happens to be a margarita, and what’s more, it’s good enough to cause an unhealthy level of obsession. What makes it a “Viper”? Find out the spicy ingredient after the jump.

See how it's made.

Get spicy with this peach habanero margarita

Do you like things really spicy? The folks at Fire & Spice in Huntsville, Ala. have just the thing: a peach habanero margarita. This bad boy is intense … and you can learn how to do it by following the link.

Check out this killer recipe.

Cut calories with a skinny margarita

Taco Mama in Huntsville, Ala. has a simple recipe for those folks who are counting calories. Hey, we all deserve margaritas, y’all … even if we’re trying to be good.

See the demo and scan the recipe!

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Drink responsibly and enjoy!