Grand Margarita

Grand Margarita

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"This is my husband's secret recipe from Austin Texas. We always serve this to our favorite friends. A very straightforward margarita with no added sugar."
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Ingredients

10 m servings
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  1. Combine the water, lime juice, tequila, and cointreau in a half-gallon pitcher. Stir to mix.
  2. To serve, rub the rim of a margarita glass with lime, and dip in salt. Fill the glass with ice, and top with the tequila mixture. Garnish with a slice of lime.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

Fresh lime juice is the secret. I disagree with the bartender who recommends Cuervo -- I've slowly come to believe that the people who order Patron silver margaritas are not idiots wasting fine ...

Most helpful critical review

I did not care for this recipe.

Fresh lime juice is the secret. I disagree with the bartender who recommends Cuervo -- I've slowly come to believe that the people who order Patron silver margaritas are not idiots wasting fine ...

As a restaurant owner and bartender I find that using good tequila (over $20) in a margarita is a waste. Any standard Cuervo will do. The key is to use fresh and top shelf ingredients along wi...

I did not care for this recipe.

Definite keeper. The absolute key is good tequila. I added a little bit of sugar or splenda but otherwise a great margarita!

I did not care for this recipe. I though it was too sour and diluted. While tequila LOVES sour, and Cointreau adds sweetness, I highly recommend cutting out the water, cutting way down on the Co...

This is my understanding of the classic recipe - and it is wonderful. The tequila MUST be 100% agave (Patron is), and I personally prefer anejo, with it's additional flavor. Another note, to s...

I never thought of a margarita as having a complex flavor...but lime juice and water isn't (to me) a margarita. We tried these because of the fresh ingredients, but something is missing here. ...

This is the second time I make this drink and I definetely love it, specially since there is not additional sugar other than the one that the tequila and the cointreau already have which means t...

This happends to be the original Margarita Cocktail recipe. Combine lime, cointreau and tequila with ice in a shaker, shake for 1 mintute, serve up with salt, required. Its ridiculously good,...