söndag 10 juli 2011

How to make the perfect Margarita! Why it is called Margarita?

Margarita, Mexico

It was a member of high society in Acapulco who wanted to impress the lovely Rita Hayworth with a drink in her honor. The margaritas are made of tequila, cointreau and lime juice and served in a glass rimmed with salt crystal (or sugar). This brew has become synonymous with Mexico. It is the spirit of world's most popular cocktails

Everyone knows the Margarita, that refreshing drink that can be made in so many ways, take on many personalities and the must have summer cocktail. The Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in North America and shows no signs of slowing down. There are a number of variations to the Margarita, so you're sure to find one that is just right for you. There are three basic ways you can serve this cocktail: neat (as in this recipe), on the rocks, or frozen. The next question is, salt, sugar or nothing on the rim of your glass. The possibilities really are endless.


1 1/2 oz tequila

1/2 oz cointreau

dash of lemon or lime juice

3 oz sour mix

lime wedge for garnish

salt or sugar to rim the glass (optional)


1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

2. Shake well.

3. If desired, salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass.

4. Pour contents, with ice, into the glass.

5. Garnish with the lime wedge.

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