Margarita Cocktail

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The Margarita cocktail is one of the world's most popular drinks and the drink responsible for bringing tequila to the wider population.
Margarita cocktail


Serve in a Margarita glass

  • 1 1/2 shots blanco tequila
  • 1 shot triple sec
  • 3/4 shot fresh lime juice
  • Half salt rim

Garnish: 1 lime wheel

How to Make

  1. Rim half of the margarita glass with salt first.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to your Boston shaker.
  3. Shake & fine strain into a chilled margarita glass.
  4. Add the garnish.


One of the world’s most popular cocktails and drink responsible for bringing tequila into the limelight. We’re not sure exactly when the margarita was created – unsurprisingly, there are several stories of how that goes.

What we do know is that it came about in the early to mid 1900s… But it didn’t catch on until the 60s when the hippies heard that tequila induced hallucinogenic effect (note: this is false), so they started ordering tequila in everything. As an already fantastic drink of the time, the Margarita took off and it’s never looked back.


If possible, ask your customer if they’d like a salt rim or not. Regardless, only rim half the glass with salt so they have the choice to drink from the side of the glass with salt or not. You can also make this drink over ice in a rocks or old-fashioned glass. Use the same proportions and similarly, only rim half the glass with salt.

Add a shot of cranberry juice, and you’ve made a Tequila Cosmo.

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