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Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the world.
Like many other cocktails, the cocktailMarguerite is a very confusing story of origin. A huge number of versions exist and about the appearance of the name of this cocktail. However, it is only certain that a woman named Margarita is undoubtedly involved in this.
The history of the cocktail Margarita.
It is generally believed that the Margarita cocktail appeared around 1930-1940.
One version of the appearance says: the manager of the Crespo hotel, Denny Negrete, had a lover named Margarita, and it was for her that he mixed this cocktail.
The heroine of another legend about the originMargarita is an aristocrat from Texas named Margarita Seymse. It is believed that she was very fond of giving various mixes and cocktails at her receptions and parties, and the most popular was a cocktail of a mixture of lime, tequila and cointre. Hence its name: Margarita.
According to another version, the cocktail Margarita came up withMexican bartender Carlos Harrera (1938). He was struck by one of the visitors of the bar, and he specially mixed a cocktail for her and gave him a name by her name: Margarita.
How to cook a Margarita cocktail? This process does not make any special effort even at home, but many prefer to order Margarita in bars.
Cocktail Margarita: composition and recipe.
The recipe of the classic Margarita cocktail (120 ml) includes the following ingredients:
- 60 ml of tequila;
- 40 ml of orange liqueur (usually use such liqueurs as Cointreau, Transparent Curaçao, Grand Marnier);
- 20 ml of lime juice.
The Margarita cocktail is prepared as follows:
In the shaker, put 5-6 ice cubes, then add the above ingredients. Everything mixes up.
The Margarita cocktail is served in glasses, with a salt rim. Usually one ice cube is added to the cocktail. Decorate Margarita piece of lime or lemon.
As with other cocktails, Margarita has many different ways of cooking, so you have the opportunity to choose a cocktail to your taste:
Blue Margarita (with the addition of blue Curaçao),Strawberry Margarita (to the classic Margarita strawberry is added and the side of the glass is framed with sugar), Banana Margarita (in this drink half of the lime juice is replaced with banana juice), Gold Margarita (for the preparation of this variety, use Anecho tequila and Grand Magnier liquor).