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Cherry Beergaritas

Updated: Aug 7, 2021

This crowd-pleasing cocktail adds an extra boozy spin to the classic margarita. Just like the name states, this is a cross between a beer and a margarita. It has the perfect amount of tartness and sweetness. Only 5 ingredients; frozen limeade, Corona, tequila, cherry 7up, and maraschino cherry juice. Did I mention it’s boozy? There are 12 ounces of tequila per pitcher to be exact (plus the beer)! These are so refreshing and easy to drink (careful!) on a hot summer day.

Recipe adapted from Fake Ginger

My husband and I started making Beergaritas several years ago. Our classic version only has three ingredients; limeade, tequila, and beer. You use the limeade container as the measuring instrument for the tequila. This version has a little more class with its pretty pink color, a touch of sweetness, and lots of bubbles. Just dump it all in a large pitcher and stir it up. Now, it’s officially a party!

To make this a complete Family Date Night Dinner of your own, please see my posts for Maryland Style Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce, Classic Shrimp Boil, and Dairy-Free Crème Brûlée.

Let’s get cooking!



  • 12 ounces of cherry 7up

  • 12 ounces of tequila

  • 12 ounces (1 bottle) of Corona

  • 12 ounces of frozen limeade concentrate, thawed

  • 1/3 cup of maraschino cherry juice

  • Fresh limes and maraschino cherries to garnish


How to make:

Please be sure to visit: Fake Ginger for the source recipe and original instructions.

  1. In a large pitcher, stir together the soda, tequila, Corona, limeade, and cherry juice. Serve immediately. Garnish with lime wedges and cherries.

  2. Enjoy!

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Note: If these are too strong for your liking, try reducing the tequila to 8 ounces.

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