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The Original Margarita

Strength
(22°)
Difficulty
Taste
  • Dry
  • Sour

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.

Strength
(22°)
Difficulty
Taste
  • Refreshing
  • Sweet

Ingredients for The Original Margarita

  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 2 oz blanco tequila
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice

How to make 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.