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Cocktails: The classic margarita

The margarita is easily one of the most popular cocktails in America. To drink one, you can simply go to your nearest Mexican restaurant or buy margarita mix from the store, but why not make it yourself with fresh ingredients? This week on Cocktails, we're doing just that.


2 ounces tequila 

1 ounce orange liquor

1 ounce lime juice

1 ounce simple syrup

1 lime 


Add the tequila, orange liquor, lime juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Shake with ice.

Salt the rim of your glass, then pour the mix from the shaker. Garnish with a lime wedge. 


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