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A bartender at a chain restaurant gave me their margarita recipe. It’s the perfect combo… and very dangerous.


  • 1½ oz. Sauza Gold tequila
  • ½ oz. Gran Gala (its a kind of orange liquer)
  • ½ oz. Cointreau (ditto)
  • 2½ oz. sour mix
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Ice
  • Coarse Salt


  1. Rim margarita glass with salt. (Hint, instead of plunking the whole rim in the salt dish, I just pat the outside in the salt so it stays on the rim and not in the drink). Fill with ice.
  2. In a shaker filled with ice, combine tequila, Cointreau, Gran Gala, lime juice, and sour mix. Shake and strain over rocks in the margarita glass.
  3. Repeat as necessary.

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