"The Original" Margarita

"The Original" Margarita
Course 
Drink
Serves 
1
Country of Origin 
Mexico
Preparation Time 
0:05
About This Recipe 

Making a margarita with a gold tequila, such as Jose Cuervo Especial, gives this classic Mexican cocktail a fuller-bodied flavor.

Ingredients 

1 1/2 oz. Jose Cuervo Especial tequila
1 1/2 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. fresh lime juice
12 medium ice cubes
Salt (optional)
Lime slice, for garnish

Preparation 

In a glass cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a margarita glass (if desired, rim the glass with salt first). Garnish with a lime slice.

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