Margarita Cocktail Recipe


The Margarita is a cocktail based on Tequila (his original name was Tequila Daisy). The short drink varies the classic basic structure of a sour (spirit + citrus juice + sugar) by replacing the sugar (syrup) with Cointreau, an orange liqueur. In the course of the spread of Tequila as a mixed spirit, the Margarita also became popular worldwide in the second half of the 20th century and, along with Tequila Sunrise, is one of the internationally best-known Tequila drinks.


  • 50 ml/ 1 ⅔ oz. Tequila
  • 20 ml/ ⅔ oz. Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice


  1. Put a sugar rim on your glass.
  2. Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice.
  3. Shake well and strain into cocktail glass rimmed with sugar.


  1. Sierra Tequila Silver | USA | UK* | Germany*
  2. Cointreau orange liqueur | USA * | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA * | UK* | Germany*