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Margarita

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Daisies—consisting of a base spirit, orange liqueur, citrus and sometimes a splash of soda—are thought to have been created in the mid-1800s. "A margarita," says mixologist Philip Ward, "is a daisy made with tequila and triple sec."

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 2 lime wedges
  2. Kosher salt
  3. Ice
  4. 2 ounces blanco tequila
  5. 1 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  6. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  1. Moisten the outer rim of a coupe with a lime wedge; coat lightly with salt. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the tequila, Cointreau and lime juice; shake well. Strain into the coupe and garnish with the remaining lime wedge.