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Try the trend: spicy margaritas

Turn up the heat at your next fiesta with these Mexican-inspired drinks. Ranked in order of fieriness, we call this our 'spicy marg-o-meter'! These fun recipes are all twists on a margarita - starting with tangy pineapple for a subtle heat, through to chilli lime for those who like their cocktails extra picante. Taste the sweet and feel the heat with your secret ingredient in all three - Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind. Infused with the zingy heat of tamarind and chilli, it’s a flavour-packed spirit and a great shortcut to trying out the spicy cocktail trend at home.

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  1. Tangy pineapple 🌶

    Spice level 1 on our marg-o-meter is this tropical number. The sweet pineapple juice complements the tangy notes in the Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind. Coat the rim of your tumbler in desiccated coconut and demerara sugar and, for full-on holiday vibes, garnish with a wedge of pineapple and some leaves.

    Tangy Pineapple Smirnoff Margarita recipe
  2. Hot honey 🌶 🌶

    Take the spice level up a notch with a Hot honey Smirnoff margarita. An easy homemade hot honey is mixed with Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind, a pinch of smoked paprika, lime and plenty of ice to create this colourful cocktail. Top up with soda water and garnish with a paprika-salt rim to serve.

    Hot Honey Smirnoff Margarita recipe
  3. Chilli and lime 🌶 🌶 🌶

    Want more heat? Try this margarita twist, infused with the flavours of chilli and lime. Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind is combined with zesty lime juice, agave syrup and fresh chilli slices for a picante cocktail that’s bang on trend. Roll the rim of your glass in a homemade chilli-lime-salt mix: not only does it look pretty, it adds an extra flavour punch to every sip.

    Chilli and Lime Smirnoff Margarita recipe