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Margarita

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

There are many stories associated with the margarita's origins. The prevailing one credits Texas socialite Margaret Sames, who combined the ingredients in salt-rimmed glasses with the Spanish version of her name etched on them.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1 lime wedge and kosher salt
  2. Ice
  3. 2 ounces blanco tequila
  4. 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  5. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  1. Moisten half of the outer rim of a chilled coupe with the lime wedge and coat lightly with salt. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tequila, Cointreau and lime juice and shake well. Strain the drink into the prepared glass.