February is considered the month of love, but that love can extend far beyond Valentine’s Day. National Margarita Day on Feb. 22 is a chance to sip on the citrus-flavored cocktail, whether you head to the nearest bar or whip one up at home.
According to a survey of 1,000 people conducted by NationalToday.com, one in five Americans is a self-proclaimed margarita lover, while only 10 percent said they’re not a fan of the cocktail. Only 7 percent reported that they have never tried a margarita.
As for how Americans take their margaritas, 14 percent prefer them frozen as opposed to 8 percent who like them on the rocks — with the remaining 78 percent claiming that they love margaritas so much, they can’t decide which is better.
The study also found that this drink of choice says a lot about a person’s personality, with 50 percent of women and 41 percent of men believing that margarita drinkers seem more “energetic and outgoing.”
The study also found that the cocktail was more popular among women than men, with 2 percent of respondents considering margaritas are a “girly” drink that men should not order.
If you think that’s salty, 11 percent of people in the study said they like to lick the salt off their margarita glass.