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Margarita
Margarita

Margarita

Tequila + Citrus liqueur + Lime juice
Difficulty Level
Captivating
Strength
Very strong
Type of glass
Margarita glass
Utensils
Ice strainer, Shaker
Ingredients
  • 45 ml (1 1/2 oz.) tequila
  • 8 ml (1/4 oz.) citrus liqueur
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • Ice cubes
  • Fine salt
  • 1 lime wedge
Preparation
In a shaker
Preparation

Rim a margarita glass with fine salt.

Pour the tequila and citrus liqueur into a shaker filled with ice cubes.

Add the lime juice.

Shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds.

Strain into the margarita glass using an ice strainer.

Garnish with the lime wedge.

Pro tip:

For a perfectly slushy consistency, make this drink in the electric blender with a lot of ice.

Did you know:

The Margarita was invented in 1948 by Margarita Sames of Mexico. When entertaining guests from all over the globe, she served a mixture of tequila, lime juice and Cointreau. These guests were delighted by the cocktail and honoured their host by naming the drink after her.

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