Chipotle Adding Margaritas to the Menu

Apr 19, 2013 2:45pm
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Starting at the end of the month, you will be able to wash down that Chipotle burrito with a margarita.  Nine-hundred Chipotle restaurants will begin serving margaritas April 29.

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“Many people are not aware, but we have served margaritas at Chipotle from the beginning,” Chipotle chief marketing adviser Mark Crumpacker said in a statement. “Previously, however, they were made using a margarita mix and we didn’t feel they were as delicious as they could be. Our new margarita recipe eliminates the mix in favor of a few simple ingredients.”

The new 240-calorie drinks will be made with Patron, triple sec, lemon and lime juices and agave.  They will be served on the rocks with a lime wedge and made to order.  The prices vary by market but the new drink should cost about $6.50 to $8.

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A Sauza margarita will be served as the house option and made with the same ingredients but at a lower price, around $5.  The drinks are available to customers ages 21 and over.

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