How to Make a Margarita

How to Make a Margarita

There are loads of creation myths for the Margarita. I love the singer Peggy Lee, so as much as I know this is probably untrue, I want to imagine bartender Santos Cruz, at the Balinese Room in Galveston, Texas, mixing it up for her while she croons Fever.

Here is some equipment you might need:

For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements converter!

If you are in the USA, you can find a great selection of Tequila at ReserveBar.com.

If you are in the UK, you can find a great selection of Tequila at The Whisky Exchange.

Margarita (1)

Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup

Instructions

  1. Add tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup to shaker
  2. Add ice and shake until chilled
  3. Strain into a Margarita glass with ice or without!
  4. Salt is up to you!

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