According to master mixologist Dale DeGroff, a drink called the Tequila Daisy was served at Tijuana's Agua Caliente racetrack in the 1920s. It was made with lemon juice, tequila and a sweet ingredient--the template for a Margarita.

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  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tequila, Cointreau and fresh lime juice and shake well. Strain the drink into a chilled coupe.


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Contributed By Photo © Lucas Allen Published May 2012

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