Margarita (straight-up)

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Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 167 calories in one serving of Margarita (straight-up).

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Salt rim & lime wedge

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Patrón Reposado tequila
3/4 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Agave syrup
4 drop Difford's Margarita Bitters (optional)
12 pinch Salt
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Review:

For the perfect salt rim, liquidise sea salt to make it finer, then run a cut slice of lime (or orange) around the outside edge of the glass before dipping the outside of the rim into salt. Beware to only salt the outside of the glass to avoid contaminating the drink. Rimming only two-thirds of the glass with salt gives the drinker the option of enjoying the cocktail with or without salt.

Variant:

Margaritas made with premium tequilas are sometimes referred to as 'Deluxe' or 'Cadillac' Margaritas.

History:

For this cocktail's history, variations and more about the best recipe, see our Margarita cocktail area.

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