2010 Milagro Tequila Margarita Competition Competition

2010 Milagro Tequila Margarita Competition Competitors

Austin, TX
Marcelo Nascimento

Chicago, IL
Daniel M de Oliveira

Dallas, TX
Michael Martensen

Denver, CO
Bryan Dayton

Kyle Reutner

Los Angeles, CA
Rachel Shaw

Miami, FL
Gabriel Orta

Milwaukee, WI
Mathias Simonis

New Orleans, LA
Eric Molina

Philadelphia, PA
Phoebe Esmon

Phoenix, AZ
Cassandra La Pietra

San Francisco, CA
Alex Smith

St. Louis, MO
M. Matt Obermarck, Jr.


Judge’s Choice – Las Vegas, NV

Fiesta Fatale
Created by Patricia Richards
USBG Las Vegas Chapter

1 1/2 oz Milagro Añejo tequila
3/4 oz Clément Creole Shrubb liqueur
1/4 Ravi fruit frozen, sweetened Passion fruit puree
5/8 oz Milagro Agave nectar
5/8 oz lemon juice
1 oz lime juice
3 basil leaves
1 pinch sea salt

Squeeze and strain lemons, then combine lemon juice with equal parts of Milagro agave nectar to make an agave sour mix. In a mixing glass, muddle basil leaves with the lime juice. Add the remaining ingredients listed, including the agave sour. Shake well with ice to chill and strain over fresh ice into a 10-11 oz highball glass. Top with 1 1/2 oz espuma, a basil leaf, and fresh passion fruit seeds. Serve.

* Espuma
8 oz Celement creole shrubb liqueur
6 oz Ravi Fruit frozen, sweetened, passion fruit puree
12 oz egg white
4 pinches sea salt
16 basil leaves
NO2 Charges


People’s Choice – Abigail Gullo

Margarita de Lavender
Created by Abigail Gullo
USBG New York chapter

1 1/2 oz Milagro Silver tequila
3/4 oz lime juice
3/4 oz Lavender
3 or 4 mint leaves

Slap the mint to awaken it and put leaves in a shaker with the rest of the ingredients. Shake well and serve in a cocktail glass. Garnish with a flowering sprig of mint.