Margarita is a versatile bliss needed in summers to fight the ruthless heat. Without this drink, the party cannot be started. Basically, ‘margarita’ is the Spanish word for daisy. This drink is one of the easiest to make from scratch with your own personal touch. A pro tip is using good, 100 percent agave tequila. It’s generally agreed that the ingredients of a classic margarita are tequila, triple sec, and fresh lime juice. But how much of each is the question?
lime cut into wedges
- If desired, salt the rim of a chilled cocktail or margarita glass.
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.
- Shake well.
- Strain into the prepared glass with or without fresh ice.
- Garnish with a lime wedge.
Add your twist
From adding fruit, to serving it frozen by blending with ice, perfect for summertime, margarita can be passed through many twists. The most famous twist on a margarita that involves changing the actual ingredients is unquestionably Tommy’s margarita.
Pick up a medium-to high-end tequila for the cocktail as a cheap local one will bring the class down. A dash of simple syrup or nectar can be added for a little sweeter taste. For a different taste, Blue Margarita can also be tried.
There are three ways you can serve a margarita: straight up (as in this recipe), on the rocks, or frozen. The next question is whether to rim your glass with salt or sugar or to leave it bare. The possibilities are endless and a margarita glass is not required.