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jeff
01-03-2004, 17:20
I'm making this post while slightly buzzed on Margaritas and I want to know what is your favorite margarita recipe? Please include specific brands of tequilla and other ingredients. Here is my current favorite:

2 oz Cuervo Traditional Tequilla
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz Fresh lime juice
1 pinch ultra-fine sugar
1 pinch Kosher Salt

Mix all ingredients in a shaker and skake well. Pour into a salt-rimmed glass over ice. Enjoy!

SteveZZZ
01-05-2004, 10:08
2oz Patron Silver
1oz Cointreau
1oz fresh squeezed lime juice
splash of Gran Marinier
shake with ice, pour into glass with salted rim

Some people find them a little too tart, so a little extra Gran Marinier and a bit of fresh squeezed orange juice (1/4 orange or so) tends to sweeten it up just a little for them. I've found a silver tequila is much better for basic margaritas like this, and the quality of it does make a significant difference.

Dave_in_Canada
01-05-2004, 13:41
Tablespoon Honey
2oz Tequila
1oz Grand Marnier
1/2oz Triple Sec or Cointreau
Lime to taste, ice

Try this one with honey, which I add first as it needs to be dissolved before serving. The quantity of lime juice and ice depends on who I'm serving it to.