Serve in aCoupe glass
Lime zest twist
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% alc./vol.)|
|3/4 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
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The name might be more masculine, but it is still a classic Margarita. This 2:1:1 recipe is a touch on the sour side for most so you may want to add a 5ml (1 bar spoon) of agave or sugar syrup.
Yes, you're right! This drink is exactly the same as a classically proportioned Margarita. It was first published in William J. "Billy" Tarling's 1937 Café Royal Bar Book, 16 years before the first written reference to a Margarita.
PICADORW. J. Tarling, 1937
¼ fresh Lime of Lemon Juice.
Conjecture suggests that this British recipe was copied by whichever American gave the Margarita its name. We've a page exploring the history of the Margarita cocktail and the various protagonists and their claims.
One serving of Picador contains 152 calories.