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El Tesoro Margarita

El Tesoro Margarita

El Tesoro Margarita

  • tequila
  • margarita
  • Level: Medium
  • Prep: 5 min 
A classic staple, the simplicity of combining El Tesoro Blanco with agave syrup and lime, brings out the herbal notes of the tequila. Stir the crushed ice continually to keep the cocktail chilled.


  • 2 parts El Tesoro Blanco tequila 
  • ¾ part fresh lime juice 
  • ¾ part agave syrup (2 parts agave nectar, 1 part water) 
  • Lime Wheel for garnish 
  • For the spice rim: pinch of crushed kosher salt, pinch of ancho chili flakes and lime zest


  • Lowball glass
  • Ice cube tray
  • Shaker
  • Hawthorne strainer

How to Mix

  1. Mix salt, ancho chili and lime zest to create a spice mix 
  2. Use a lime wedge to lightly moisten half of the glass rim
  3. Gently roll one side of the glass in the mixture
  4. Mix all the ingredients in a Boston shaker filled with ice, then shake vigorously
  5. Double strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice (preferably crushed ice)
  6. Garnish with a lime wheel

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