The Original Margarita was the result of a chic socialite, Margarita Sames, mixing her favorite spirits together until she made the perfect drink while entertaining at home. In 1948 in Acalpuco, Mexico, the Margarita was born, made with two of her favorites: Tequila & Cointreau.
Ingredients for The Original Margarita
- 1 oz Cointreau
- 2 oz blanco tequila
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
How to make The Original Margarita
Step 1Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice.
Step 2Shake and strain into a salt-rimmed rocks glass.
Step 3Garnish with a lime wheel.