31 Days of cocktails: Zesty margarita

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Arriba! Arriba! It's the 11th day of cocktails and we're feeling like a fiesta! The classic margarita is bound to make anyone feel happy and because it's Tuesday (one more day closer to the weekend). Get started with this classic margarita recipe by Hilary Biller. 

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Classic Margarita

Makes: 1


1 lime wedge


60ml (¼ cup) tequila

30ml (2 tbsp) triple sec

Juice of ½ a lime


Rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge and dip the glass in the salt. Place the tequila, triple sec and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake for 20 seconds. Pour into glass, garnish with the lime wedge and serve immediately.