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The Original Margarita The Original Margarita

The Original Margarita

The Original Margarita was created when Dallas socialite Margarita Sames mixed her two favorite spirits, Cointreau and tequila, together with lime juice while on vacation in Acapulco back in 1948. This original recipe has stood the test of over 70 years’ time.

Prep time
5 mins
Difficulty
Taste
  • Sweet
  • Sour

Ingredients

For the recipe

  • 1.00 oz Cointreau
  • 2.00 oz blanco tequila
  • 1.00 oz fresh lime juice

How to mix The Original Margarita

  • Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice.

  • Step 2

    Shake and strain into a salt-rimmed rocks glass.

  • Step 3

    Garnish with a lime wheel.

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