Classic Margarita Recipe

classic margarita recipeThe classic Margarita recipe—a simple mix of tequila, lime and Cointreau, is one of the world’s most refreshing cocktails.

2 oz. silver tequila (or reposado if you like)
1 oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. Cointreau
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: double rocks
Garnish: lime wheel and salt (optional)

Combine ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish.