How to make a Classic Margarita

The classic Margarita dates back to the 1930s. Made well and you’ll be coming back for more. Stick with the original recipe for the first time then tweak the measurements to suit your palate; whether it be a little heavier on the tequila or lessening the Cointreau for a a less-sweet, tart Margarita.

Classic Margarita Recipe

Classic Margarita Cocktail Recipe
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Classic Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients

  • 45mL Tequila
  • 22.5mL Cointreau (or Triple Sec)
  • 22.5mL Fresh Lime Juice

Instructions

  1. Moisten the rim of your glass with a piece of citrus
  2. Rim the glass with salt (if preferred)
  3. Add all the ingredients to your cocktail shaker
  4. Shake & double strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  5. Garnish with a lime wheel or wedge

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