Difference between revisions of "Margarita"

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The Margarita is a tequila based cocktail consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice. For decades, the Margarita has outsold all other cocktails in the USA. This is probably because it is the only cocktail which is so tightly tied to an international cuisine (Mexican) that it becomes the defacto cocktail to order in those restaurants. It is common to serve it with a salted rim.
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The History/Origin of the Margarita is slightly confusing
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==Basic Recipe==
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* 2 ounces Tequila
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* 1 ounce Cointreau
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* 3/4 ounce Lime Juice
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Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass, or an ice filled rocks glass, or an ice filled Margarita glass.
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Some people like to add an additional 1/4 ounce of simple syrup to this recipe.
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==History==
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==Origins==
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More soon.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
* [https://www.patrontequila.com/stories/2016-02/the-history-of-the-margarita.html "The History of the Margarita"] by [[David Wondrich]] for Patron Tequila
 
* [https://www.patrontequila.com/stories/2016-02/the-history-of-the-margarita.html "The History of the Margarita"] by [[David Wondrich]] for Patron Tequila
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* [https://www.liquor.com/articles/worlds-best-margarita/ "The History and Secrets of the Margarita"] by Amy Zavatto for Liquor.com
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20100508053745/http://liquor.com/liquor/articles/behind-the-drink-the-margarita/ "Behind The Drink: The Margarita"] by [[David Wondrich]] for Liquor.com (via Archive.org from May 05, 2010)

Revision as of 16:11, 22 February 2021

The Margarita is a tequila based cocktail consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice. For decades, the Margarita has outsold all other cocktails in the USA. This is probably because it is the only cocktail which is so tightly tied to an international cuisine (Mexican) that it becomes the defacto cocktail to order in those restaurants. It is common to serve it with a salted rim.

The History/Origin of the Margarita is slightly confusing

Basic Recipe

  • 2 ounces Tequila
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 3/4 ounce Lime Juice

Shake with ice. Strain into cocktail glass, or an ice filled rocks glass, or an ice filled Margarita glass. Some people like to add an additional 1/4 ounce of simple syrup to this recipe.

History

More soon.

Origins

More soon.

External Links