Grand M Margarita On The Rocks

One of the fun things of mixing cocktails is you can change a recipe to meet your personal tastebuds or current moods. With Margaritas, when I order the lime margarita, I find the lime taste or the margarita mix maybe too strong and cause a burning sensation for me. So with this recipe I cut the lime portion in half. Many recipes call for a orange liquor addition. Looking around my bar I found Grand Marnier orange liquor and decide to use it for this drink. Overall, I found the Grand Marnier added a nice taste and made for a smooth drink.

Grand-M-Margarita Recipe

Ingredients to use:

1 oz of Gold Tequila

1/2 oz Silver Tequila

1/2 oz Triple Sec

1/4 oz of fresh Lime squeezed juice

1/2 oz of Simple Sugar

1 oz Grand Marnier

Lets mix this drink:

1. Simple Sugar. Easy to make. Add equal portions of sugar and water in a sauce pan and heat to dissolve the sugar. Let stand to cool. You may heat in a microwave as well.

2. This drink is on the rocks. In your cocktail shaker fill it 3/4 full with ice. Add the tequilas, Triple Sec, lime juice, Simple Sugar, Grand Marnier. Close the lid and shake for 30 seconds.

3. Use a chilled old fashion or short glass. Add ice to the glass. Strain and pour you drink from the shaker.

4. Add garnish. I used a slice of fresh lime. Garnish adds to your presentation of the drink as the bar tender. You can bring out additional flavoring to the drink with a fresh garnish.

Enjoy your cocktail.


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