How To Make A Margarita

Nobody really knows who invented the Margarita, but there are many stories about its origin and just as many people who claim to have invented it. One of the oldest stories regarding the creation of the Margarita surrounds a customer’s allergy to most spirits, except for tequila. The bartender essentially turned a tequila shot into cocktail recipe, using these three essential ingredients: tequila, cointreau/triple sec, and lime.

Margarita Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ oz Blanco tequila
  • 1 oz Lime juice
  • ¾ oz Triple Sec

Margarita Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in shaker tin.
  2. Add ice to small shaker tin.
  3. Shake vigorously.
  4. Strain into chilled rocks glass with a salt rim over fresh ice
  5. Garnish with lime and enjoy.

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Yield: 1 Cocktail
Updated: 2020-08-31

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