Margarita Cocktail

Base Spirit: Tequila

Type: Classics, Margaritas

Served: Neat/Up, On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour

About the Margarita Cocktail

The word for “daisy” in Spanish is “margarita,” and there are few cocktails more popular than the Margarita, or more obscure in their origin. This Margarita is one recipe classic that you should have memorized.

Ingredients in the Margarita Cocktail

  • .75 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz  Cointreau or triple sec
  • 1.5 oz Blanco tequila

Garnish: Lime wheel

Glass: Cocktail or rocks

How to make the Margarita Cocktail

Add the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel. (For a slightly sweeter drink, add a dash of agave syrup—one part water, two parts agave nectar—before shaking.)

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  1. I have a realy great drink I would like to share with everyone My uncle invented it He calls it a Peach Bullfrog you need 4-5 med fresh peaches pitted and skinned sliced into large chunks 1-8oz can either frozen pink lemonade or limeade first put the prepared peaches in a blender then dump the frozen limeade in then using the frozen limeade can as a measure fill it with 7up and poor it in the blender then fill your can with either rum or tequila your choice put enough ice to blend well and blend it all up until it is smooth pour in a frosted glass and enjoy if you want or need a better recipe email me and I will send one to you when we would have a party everyone brought thier own blender and stuff and we would make them and then just drink out of our blenders it was great

  2. Roy Zuckerman says

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  3. Instead of Cointreau or triple sec substitute Agavero Orange.

  4. Kavindra Verma says

    Cocktails do have zing

  5. Hello! heard someone say margarita! sated, please! :-D

  6. Your margaritas sound deliciously wonderful.

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