Whether you drink it on the rocks or frozen, with traditional ingredients or a total riff, celebrate National Margarita Day this Saturday, February 22nd with the timeless favorite in hand.

Try the Margarita Negra for an innovative spin on the classic.

Margarita Negra

Margarita Negra

Margarita Negra


  • 1 oz. Copper & Kings Destillaré Café
  • 1 oz. mezcal
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz. Mexican Coca-Cola syrup reduction*

Preparation: Combine ingredients in shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with brandied and salted cherry. *Mexican Cola Syrup: In a saucepan, combine equal parts by weight Mexican Coca-Cola and Demerara sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, turn the heat to medium and simmer for about 20-25 minutes until the liquid has been reduced to about half. Stir periodically to ensure the sugar is fully dissolved. Remove from the heat and let the syrup cool completely. Once cooled, pour it back into the cola bottle (or other bottle) and refrigerate for up to two weeks.

Copper & Kings Destillaré Café
Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces its latest pure copper pot-distilled luxury cordial: Destillaré Café, an intense coffee liqueur built with a robust cold brew natural coffee foundation.


About Copper & Kings American Brandy Co.

Copper & Kings uses small batch copper pot-distillation to forge untraditional, non-derivative, pure pot-distilled American apple and grape brandies, absinthe, gin and Destillaré liqueurs that are non-chill filtered with no added sugar, colors, artificial flavors, or synthetic chemicals. The state-of-the-art distillery exclusively focuses on the distillation of brandy-based spirits. Copper & Kings, located at 1121 E. Washington St. in Butchertown, is owned by beverage entrepreneurs Joe and Lesley Heron. For more information, visit CopperandKings.com or follow @CopperAndKings on Facebook and Twitter.