Margarita on-the-rocks (Difford's recipe)

Margarita on-the-rocks (Difford's recipe) image

Serve in

Old-fashioned glass...
fl oz Patron Reposado Tequila
¾ fl oz Triple sec liqueur
¾ fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
1 spoon AquaRiva agave syrup
½ pinch Salt
1 dash Bob's Lavender Bitters (optional)
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

Garnish:

Salt rim (optional) & lime wedge

Comment:

This is how we prefer our margaritas to be served. Tangy citrus and tequila with a hint of balancing sweetness and a faint salty undertone. We also prefer the subtlety of half a pinch of salt in the drink to a salt laden glass rim.

About:

The traditional Margarita recipe is 2 parts tequila, 1 part triple sec and 1 part lime juice. This produces a drink which is a tad on the sour side with the triple sec not quite balancing the lime. We like to add a spoon of agave syrup to boost flavour and improve the drink's balance.

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