I’m pretty sure margaritas are a suitable cocktail for any time of the year. They make for a fabulous happy hour drink, as well as a brunch, lunch, dinner, or just hanging out drink. I’ve never been known to turn down a margarita…especially a well-crafted one made from scratch, but I must always watch myself, as 2 make me feel good, but 3 make me fall asleep. There is a very fine line, and I’ve definitely crossed it in the past (Oops!).
We live a block away from a delicious Tex/Mex restaurant, and their Margarita is the inspiration for this recipe. My husband and I have had our fair share of their house margarita, and after dining there a few times I decided I must know their ingredient list…so I simply asked for it…and they gave it to me (it was as easy as that). I lodged it away in my brain until I got home and fervently wrote it down on a post-it note (which I had hanging in the cupboard for way too long…before I finally wrote it down in my drink journal).
This drink was our personal favorite for quite some time. It definitely helped to get me through nursing school…and it soon became the favorite of some of our friends as well. It’s a fabulous drink to whip up when you have company over, and definitely keeps the drink rotation exciting.
Being that margaritas tend to be slightly more popular during the Summer months…I say it’s about damn time you mix up this drink for yourself straight away.
Happy drinking friends!!!
- 1 Oz. Grapefruit Juice
- 3/4 Oz. Lime Juice
- 2 Oz. Tequila
- 1 Oz. Triple Sec
- 3/4 Oz. Simple Syrup
- Kosher Salt
- Lime Wedges
- Run lime wedge over rim of low ball glass and dip in salt.
- Place first four ingredients into a shaker, fill with enough ice to reach top of liquid, and shake the devil out of it.
- Pour into low ball glass and squeeze 1-2 lime wedges into it.
- Drink & enjoy! Cheers!