Best Classic Margarita

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When you have the classic margarita ingredients to make the best classic margarita recipe, all seems well in the world.

The Best Classic Margarita Ingredients

I am a margarita fanatic. Give me a drink, and it will be gone within seconds if it has the word “margarita” in the name.

I have not drank a margarita I did not like, aside from some failed attempts at a margarita recipe in the past, but we will leave that story for another day.

The point I am trying to make is that margaritas are great, but when you are using the best classic margarita ingredients, your drink will be on a whole other level.

Certainly, you will need some fresh ingredients. You can’t have the best ingredients and your ingredients are not fresh.

Also, agave ingredients always get the job done. Furthermore, the best classic margarita recipe does not require buying an extremely expensive tequila.

I want everybody to enjoy this recipe, even if they are broke and just want to sip something to get away from their problem.

Surely, drinking is never the solution to any issue, but there is nothing wrong with relaxing while drinking a beverage that was made with the best classic margarita recipe.

Why Are Margaritas So Great?

This may be the best classic margarita recipe, but Margaritas are good in general.

They are made with love. That is right, love is one of many classic margarita ingredients used in your favorite alcoholic beverage.

Let us answer this question, what is in a margarita?

What I typically used is lime juice, preferably freshly squeezed, salt, tequila, and something to sweeten up the drink.

White sugar can be used, but I prefer to use triple sec and agave syrup.

Also, if you do not want to use white sugar, then simply syrup does the job. If you want the drink to be keto-friendly, then I suggest using sweeteners.

Does Tequila Get You Drunk?

Does water get you wet? Yes, tequila will get you drunk, just like any liquor. If you want to drink tequila without getting drunk, then I recommend going light on the drinks.

Tequilas without any flavor enhancements are typically 40 percent alcohol and 80 proof. Based on this information, the average person will get drunk quickly on Tequila alone.

There are some people who will get drunk quickly with this best classic margarita recipe.

To not get drunk as quickly, you can drink your tequila with a chaser. The chaser will dilute the tequila, so you will not get drunk as fast.

What is a chaser? A chaser is any non-alcoholic liquid that can be mixed with your alcohol in order to dilute it. Also, most people use chasers to make the drink taste better.

With our classic margarita ingredients, the best classic margarita recipe is guilty of this too.

What’s The Difference Between Tequila And Margarita?

Tequila is distilled alcoholic liquor that derives from an agave plant. In other words, this is straight alcohol.

On the contrary, margaritas are the same tequila mixed with all the classic margarita ingredients that we all know and love.

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Making The Best Classic Margarita Recipe


  • 0.5 oz Agave Syrup
  • 3 oz Silver Tequila
  • 0.5 oz Triple Sec
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1 Pinch Salt (Optional)
  • 1/2 cup Ice


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Margarita Glass

Making The Drink

Place all the ingredients except the ice into a cocktail shaker and shake the mixture up until it is blended.

Add ice to your favorite margarita glass, pour the mixture into the glass, stir, and enjoy.

Happy Hour With The Best Classic Margarita Recipe

With this recipe, every hour is happy hour!

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Best Classic Margarita

When you have the classic margarita ingredients to make the best classic margarita recipe, all seems well in the world.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1
Calories 291 kcal

Supplies and Equipment


  • 1/2 Oz Agave Syrup
  • 3 Oz Silver Tequila
  • 1/2 Oz Triple Sec
  • 1 Oz Lime Juice
  • 1 Pinch Salt Optional


Making The Drink

  • Place all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake the mixture up until it is blended.
  • Pour the mixture into your margarita glass and enjoy.


Calories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 42mgPotassium: 40mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 14IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg
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