12 Days of Drinkmas: Margarita

12 Days of Drinkmas: Margarita

It's a week night (or as like to call them school nights) and sometimes a glass of wine just doesn't cut it.  So, Que the Tequila. Tequila has always been one of my go to alcohols. Nothing says Tequila like a classic Margarita, which brings us to day 5 of DRINKMAS!

Blended or over the rocks, original or flavored. Sooo many different ways to enjoy this classic cocktail. Salted rims are always a must in my book. Tip: Use cocktail salt or kosher salt, do not use regular table salt which can be over powering. Either way you drink your Margarita in my book they are all tasty.

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Classic Margarita

Serves 1
Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Triple sec, or orange liquor
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt for the rims
  • Lime wedges, to garnish

Salt your glass rims.
In a shaker mix all ingredients together and add ice. 
Pour over ice in your salt rimmed glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy!

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The great thing about margaritas, they can be dressed up any which way. Add different types of fruit, fresh or juice and you have a brand new drink! In Hawaii we have a seasoning (because I don't know what else to call it), called li-hing mui. It is a combination between sweet and salty powder, we put that S**t on everything. From icees, to fruit to hint hint** MARGARITAS! If you ever go to Hawaii and they have different flavored margaritas, you will find a Li-hing mui margarita. YOU NEED TO GET IT!

This simple classic cocktail is perfect for something a little more than your (usual- we won't tell) glass of wine during the week. Try it out and let us know what you think!

What's your favorite type of Margarita? Tell us below in the comment section!

Cheers,

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