Margarita – a classic cocktail with tequila

Margarita is a popular drink that comes from Mexico. Who and when invented this cocktail is not known exactly. There are several sources that can be combined into one and say that it was created by a bartender for a woman, and named it after her name. Another source says that it was made to create a more civilized way to drink tequila (instead of licking the salt and bite of lime quarter).
Cocktail made ​​with tequila, cointreau (triple sec liqueur), and with freshly squeezed lime juice. It can be served in a cocktail glass or margarita glass. It is worth mentioning that the Margarita is on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association).

Ingredients:

  • tequila (35 ml)
  • cointreau (20 ml)
  • lime juice (15 ml)
  • ice cubes

Preparation and serving:

A glass must be first prepared. Rub the edge of a piece of lime, and then immerse in salt. Add a few ice cubes into shaker. Pour all the ingredients and shake well for a few seconds. Pour through a strainer into a glass. Add a slice of lime.

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