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Cointreau Original Margarita

Cointreau Original Margarita

Cointreau Original Margarita

  • tequila
  • liqueur
  • margarita
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 3 min.

The Original Margarita, made with Cointreau, was the result of a chic socialite, Margarita Sames, mixing her favorite spirits together until she made the perfect drink while entertaining at home. In 1948 in Acalpuco, Mexico, the Margarita was born, made with two of her favorites: Tequila & Cointreau.



  • Lowball glass
  • Shaker
  • Citrus juicer

How to Mix

  1. Shake all ingredients with ice
  2. Strain over ice into a salt rimmed rocks glass
  3. Garnish with a lime wheel