Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Cocktail: Classic Margarita
Double dose of cocktails today. In a lucky coincidence, The Elena is perfect with tacos. But what goes better with tacos than a refreshing classic margarita? Whether frozen or on the rocks, a margarita rarely disappoints. If made with premium ingredients like 100 percent de agave reposado tequila and Cointreau, it's a definite step up from your college hangover marg.
Agave nectar is optional. I like my drink a little sweeter, so I add just a touch. If you want it even sweeter, add more.
1 1/2 oz. reposado tequila (Jose Cuervo Tradicional)
3/4 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. lime juice (juice from 1 lime)
1/2 oz. agave nectar
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into rocks glass or coupe with ice. Garnish with lime wheel.