Hosting a party or planning to entertain guest? If so you should consider serving delicious margaritas. Learning how to choose the best blender for margaritas is sure to make your party go off without any snags. Margaritas come in a variety of different flavors but the original margarita is still the most popular. This timeless cocktail consists of triple sec, limejuice, and tequila. It is traditionally served on the rocks or with the ice blended to give it a slushie type feel. Salt is also placed on the rim of the glass to add the finishing touches.
There are a number of margaritas origin stories, many dating back to 1930’s Mexico. Perhaps one of the best origin stories comes from Mexico during the fall of 1941 by a bartender named Don Carlos Orozco. As the story goes a famous Ziegfeld dancer by the name of Marjorie King was visiting the bar where Don Carlos worked at.
This dancer, in particular, had allergies to a majority of the liquors in stock but not to tequila. This is somewhat amazing considering how strong the stuff is. Don Carlos had been experimenting with a couple different drinks so he decided to unveil his new tequila concoction to the Marjorie. Upon tasting the drink she exclaimed how delicious it was and how it is sure to be one of the main draws to the bar. She was so pleased with the drink that Don Carlos decided to name the drink after her and the name margarita was born.
It wasn’t until 1953, when the December issue of Esquire magazine published the official recipe, that margaritas made their way from the west coast to the rest of the world. Today margaritas are a staple in the bar industry with many bars primarily focusing on them as their main draw. Restaurants such as Margaretville have added to the public’s interest in this potent but tasty drink. In 2015, a global survey concluded that margaritas are the fifth most popular drink in the world and the one most popular drink among women worldwide.
Margaritas are by far the most popular tequila drink and because of this, there has been an explosion in margarita flavors and variations. Peach and strawberry margaritas top the list of alternative flavors. Over the years, I have tried many flavors of margaritas and few have made their way into my personal recipe book. These are a couple easy to make margaritas that are sure to keep your taste buds cheering.
Blackberry Grapefruit Margaritas
5 Ounce Blanco Tequila
5 Ounces Freshly Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
3 Ounces Lime-Juice
2 Teaspoon Agave Nectar
Splash of Sparkling Water
2 Chunks of Watermelon
2 Ounces of Silver Tequila
1 Ounces of Simple Syrup
1 Ounces of Fresh Lime Juice
Dash of Cointreau
Coarse Sea Salt
1 1/2 Ounce Silver Tequila
1/2 Ounce Triple Sec
1/2 Tablespoon Butter
3 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract
3/4 Cup Cold
2 Slice Grilled Pineapple
Kosher Salt and Lime Wedges
Now that you have these recipes, you are ready to consider what is the best blender for margaritas. There are many options to choose from and in the end, your decision should come down to what you are planning to blend and how much counter space you have. You also should consider how many people you plan to serve. Are you going to enjoying a margarita with your wife by the pool? On the other hand, are you looking for the perfect way to spice up your party? There is a blender to fit your needs. These are my choices for the top 5 blenders for margaritas.
Margaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker with No Brainer Mixer, DM0700
The Margaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker features a 36-ounce blending jar and patented No-Brainer mixing tool that has preset measurements for all of your favorite drinks. This high-quality blender comes with a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.
- No-Brainer Mixing Tool
- 36-ounce Blending Jar
- 1-year Manufacturers
- Margaritas Only
A New Easy-Pour Jar makes serving your creations easier than ever. This unit includes an auto mode feature that gives you one button operation. This blender gives a unique experience because it uses shaved iced. This gives your margaritas the perfect consistency every time. If you are looking for the ideal blender for margaritas look no further.
Ninja Professional Blender
The Ninja Professional Blender produces an amazing 1000 watts of high-performance power. The sleek design and extreme durability give this blender a permanent place on the top of any ranking list. This unit also features a unique safety switch that will not allow the blades to rotate until the top has been securely fastened.
- 1000 Watts
- Sleek Design
- Professional Quality
- Extreme Durability
- Pitcher Assembly Only Fits One Way
This unit is designed with your convenience in mind. The BPA-free plastic is dishwasher safe so you never have to spend your evening cleaning up after yourself. This top quality blender provides the highest performance on the market. If you require the very best and your budget permits it, this is the go-to blender for professionals around the globe.
Homeleader 70 oz Professional Countertop Blender, 1500W 9-Speed Commercial
Multifunctional Power Blender, LCD Screen, Black, K12-017
The Homeleader 70 oz Professional Countertop Blender gives you 9 custom speed settings so you can get your margaritas and smoothies perfect every time. This unit is easy to operate thanks to the large LCD touch screen and at an amazing 1500 watts of power; there is nothing you can’t blend. This makes margaritas easier than ever before.
- 9 Custom Speed Settings
- LCD Touch Screen
- 12-Month Warranty
- Only 1 Pitcher
The Stainless Steel blades easy handle ice, nuts, and frozen food. You can even grind your coffee and puree fresh soup. Only the finest materials were used in the construction of this blender and the manufacturer provides you with a 12-month guarantee, so you can blend with confidence. If you are in the market for a high-powered blender that produces professional results, you should seriously consider this option.
Blendtec Total Blender, FourSide Jar, Black (New)
The Blendtec Total Blender features a high-powered 1,560-watt motor with a 3-HP direct-drive, so you get the power you need when you need it most. The 2-prong blade provides you with exceptional blending power at 29,000 RPM. This unit allows you to crush more ice evenly and get the perfect margarita experience.
- 1,560-Watt Motor
- 3-HP Direct-Drive
- 29,000 RPM
- 12-Month Warranty
- Professional Quality
This unit is built from the finest materials and the manufacturer backs this claim with a 12-month warranty. This blender has sleek styling and the ergonomics give this unit a very easy to understand interface. When you need power and performance, this blender can take your margaritas to the next level.
Vitamix Professional Series 750 Brushed Stainless Finish with 64-Oz. Container
The Vitamix Professional Series 750 Brushed Stainless Finish Blender includes a BPA-free Eastman Tritan Copolyester Carafe that helps to lock your flavor in. The stainless steel blades can blend anything you throw at them including ice, nuts, coffee beans, and frozen fruit. A 2.2-HP motor coupled with a wide blade radius gives this blender exceptional cutting power.
- Eastman Tritan Copolyester Carafe
- Stainless Steel Blades
- 2.2-HP Motor
- Brushed Stainless Steel Frame
- High Performance
- Difficult to Clean
I like the Brushed Stainless Steel finish on this blender because it matches my other stainless steel kitchen appliance perfectly. Blenders can take up a lot of counter space so it is imperative to find one that fits your size and styling. This unit blends perfectly and is sure to raise the décor and performance in your kitchen. The stainless steel blades provide you with evenly crushed ice every time. If you need a blender that can take a beating and still produce professional results, this is the smart choice for you.
How to Choose the Best Blender for Margaritas – Final Thoughts
Choosing the best blender for margaritas doesn’t have to be difficult and no matter what type of margaritas you prefer any of these top 5 blenders are up to the job. I love margaritas and I think they are the perfect way to spice up any gathering. They have a summery festive feel that can help you to capture the perfect atmosphere at your next party.
Not everyone’s kitchen is designed the same and you may find that some blenders have styling that is more suitable for your kitchen’s décor. I have stainless steel appliances so I wanted to make sure to keep with that motif. Lucky for me, this was not difficult.
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