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It’s Time to Celebrate National Margarita Day!

No one knows just who made the first Margarita, but we do know that they originated in the 1940’s and rapidly became one of the most popular cocktails in America.  So tomorrow, Feb. 22 is the time to drink a Margarita toast the day.

Herewith, a couple of versions of the drink for your enjoyment:

SauzaR Gold Margarita
Serves 1

Ingredients:
1 1/2 parts SauzaR Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1/2 part John Dekuyper & SonsT O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
Ice, salt and orange for serving

Classic Margarita

2 ounces tequila made from 100 percent agave, preferably reposado or blanco

  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Salt for garnish
  • Mix together over ice.

 Moisten rim of glass with lime juice. Dip into salt. Gentlely pour cocktail into glass and drink!

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Preparation

Combine tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice in cocktail shaker filled with ice. Moisten rim of Margarita or other cocktail glass with lime juice or water. Holding glass upside down, dip rim into salt. Shake and strain drink into glass and serve.

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