The Perfect Margarita Honors National Tequila Day

July 24, 2013

No cocktail honors National Tequila Day quite like the perfect margarita.  Balanced, tart, and ice cold, the margarita is the perfect for sipping on a hot day .  The two key ingredients to a delicious margarita are quality tequila and fresh lime juice.  Once you master this recipe, you'll be shaking margaritas all summer long.

Perfect Patrón Margarita

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Patrón Reposado        
1/2 oz Patrón Citrónge             
1/4 oz orange juice               
2 oz sweet & sour mix     
juice of 1/2 lime
lime wheel for garnish

Directions:

In a mixing glass full of ice, combine Patrón Reposado, Patrón Citrónge, orange juice, lime juice, and sweet and sour mix.
Shake well, strain, and serve in a martini glass.
Garnish with a lime wheel.

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