Obviously, the pandemic has given us plenty of reasons to toss back a cold adult beverage. However, with National Margarita Day coming up, I'd like to share even more reasons to tip the ol' mug.

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When is National Margarita Day?

Since 2009, National Margarita Day has been celebrated annually on February 22nd. So, whether you like it frozen or on the rocks, this is a day we should all celebrate. You know, because, tequila.

There are numerous origin stories of the margarita, but does it really matter after you've had your first three?

Margarita means "daisy flower" in Spanish, and it is rumored that the drink was invented in the 1930s when a bartender in Tijuana, Mexico, accidentally put tequila instead of brandy in an American news editor’s Brandy Daisy cocktail. [There is a Day for That]

So, with all this talk about National Margarita Day, let's take a look at 5 ways you can celebrate this glorious day here in the Abilene area.

5 Ways to Celebrate National Margarita Day

Obviously, as long as you're celebrating National Margarita Day, then you're good to go. However, allow me to introduce you to a margarita-hybrid that just might be the focus of your National Margarita Day celebration.

It's called The Beerrita and super simple to make.

Pour (1) 12 ounce can of frozen limeade concentrate into a beer pitcher. Using the empty limeade can, fill it with tequila and pour it into a large pitcher. If you're feeling froggy, you can add a 2nd can of tequila. Finally, pour 3 beers (preferably Mexican lager) into the pitcher and mix.

Did you know the frozen margarita was invented in Texas?

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