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Old 02-03-2011, 10:00 PM   #11
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For me, start with a high quality blanco tequila, no cheap stuff (and you can stuff your Jose Quervo). Leave the reposados and anejos for sipping (not that that is a bad thing). Blancos have a brighter, smokier, in your face quality that's ideal for a margarita.

Two parts tequila.
Half part Gran Marnier or Cointreau.
Half part lime juice
half part agave nectar.

Combine in a shaker, shake well, strain into a salt rimmed martini glass.


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edit: if you have a Red Robin, or some other good restaurant chain (Apple Bees, TGI Friday) they usually have lots of different kinds .. try local & chain Mexican restaurants too.

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Old 02-04-2011, 05:56 AM   #13
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Gran Marnier
Fresh Lime Juice
Simple Syrup......
Salt Rimmed glass...
Shaken and Strained.....
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Old 12-28-2011, 08:38 AM   #14
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Am loving the step by step pics cmarchibald. Looks like you have a good margarita set up. One of my best friends is crazy about margeritas, so the tips will come in handy. Thanks very much

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