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Margarita Recipes [Split from Margarita bar thread on Calif]

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Margarita Recipes [Split from Margarita bar thread on Calif]

rotie77 | May 3, 2007 03:00 PM

If I'm jonesing for a good maggie, I always sit at the bar and participate in the construction. Otherwise, you're going to get lots of sweet and sour, and even worse, Rose's lime juice.

Like Sean, I make my own, using 4 oz. decent tequila (Hornitos or better), 2 oz. of my own blend of lemon juice/simple syrup, 1/2 oz. cointreau (or to taste), 1/2 oz. OJ, 1 oz. fresh lime juice (or to taste). The key for me is that the maggie be 1/2 tequila, so you can actually taste it. Stole and then tweaked this recipe from the champion mixologist at the Bellagio (more tequila, less cointreau and OJ), and we love it, though a second may require surrendering car keys.

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