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The Margarita

The Margarita

Serves 1 very happy margarita lover.


2 ounces blanco tequila
1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
1/2 ounce Agave Ready Syrup, or more depending on desired sweetness (see below)
1 lime slice, for garnish (optional)


Combine all of the ingredients except the garnish in a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice. Shake vigorously for 5 seconds and strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a slice of lime,
if desired.


1/4 cup agave necter
1/4 cup water

Place ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Immediately remove from heat and allow to cool.