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How to Make a Perfect Margarita Cocktail

Who doesn't love a good margarita? This famously sweet, sour and salty drink will forever be my all-time favorite cocktail. But while I adore just about any kind of margaritas - frozen or on the rocks (and everything in between), tequila shots with saltines; hot gins like handlebars, carta watts drunk fall into their mouths...you name it!

Margaritas are the perfect drink for any occasion. Whether you're trying to impress a date or enjoy a night out with friends, there's nothing like a Margarita to put you in the mood. But what's the secret to making the perfect Margarita?

Some might say it's all about tequila. After all, Margaritas are traditionally made with white agave tequila. But while good tequila is certainly important, it's not the only ingredient that matters. The type of alcohol you use can make or break your Margarita. For instance, if you use a cheap vodka, the Margarita will taste like vodka with a hint of lime. On the other hand, if you use a high-quality tequila, the Margarita will be smooth and flavorful.

In addition to using good tequila, it's also important to get the ratio of ingredients right. Too much lime juice will make your Margarita sour, while too much triple sec will make it sweet. The perfect Margarita should be balanced and refreshing.

So next time you're looking to impress, remember: it's all about the tequila. With a little practice, you'll be making perfect Margaritas in no time.

Recipe for the Perfect Margarita


Margarita Ingredients

Margaritas are incredibly simple to make with just a few ingredients:


We  recommend a good quality 100% agave white tequila.

Try El Jimador Blanco Tequila 700ml


Triple Sec

Use a high-quality triple sec for the best results. 

See VOK Triple Sec Liqueur


You'll need freshly squeezed lime juice, plus lime slices for garnishing.


Use coarse salt for the rim of the glass.


If you would like to sweeten your margarita, I recommend adding agave syrup (or simple syrup, or any other sweetener you prefer) to taste

Try Crawleys Bartender Agave Syrup 750ml


Kosher salt

If you would like to salt the rims of your glasses, run a lime wedge around the rims and then dip them in coarse salt . 

Additional lime slices

Save a few extra lime slices or wedges if you would like to add them to the glass as garnish.

Here's a step-by-step guide to making a delicious margarita that will have your taste buds singing.     

First, start with the tequila. You'll need about 2 ounces of your favorite brand. Then add 1 ounce of fresh lime juice and 1 ounce of triple sec. Mix these ingredients together in a shaker filled with ice.

Next, it's time to rim the glass. Wet the edge of a Margarita glass with lime juice or water and then dip it in salt.

Now it's time to pour in your Margarita mixture and enjoy! Cheers!

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