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  • 2 - Tequila
  • 3/4 - Orange Liqueur
  • 3/4 - Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/4 - Agave Nectar, optional
  • Directions:

    Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass or over ice into a rocks glass. Salted rim and lime garnish are optional.

    Brief Description

    This recipe is a margarita baseline; adjust to taste using below notes.

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    Category:  Alcoholic

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 5 min


    Too sweet: use 1/4 ounce more lime.
    Too tart: add agave, 1/4 ounce more orange liqueur or both.
    Too boozy: use 1/4 ounce less tequila


    WSJ Off Duty, 4/28/2012

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    April 28, 2012

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