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The Original Margarita

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.

The Original Margarita

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.