How to prepare a cocktail "Margaret"
The most ingenious thing is deceptively simple. Take, for example, Margarita. I can not believe that Mexico has an abundance pours tequila, lime is growing, there is no shortage of salt and liquor, for a hundred years, hesitated with the creation of this drink. After all, between the creation of the first Triple Sec liqueur and the earliest, according to one legend, a cocktail for the period of the invention was, almost, a century. No matter how great Margarita stayed with the birth, over the next few years it is more than made up for lost time. Light refreshing alcoholic cocktail has become one of the most popular in the world.
You will need:
Margarita Cocktail recipe approved by International Bartenders Association (IBA). 35 ml tequila 20 ml of liquor Cointreu or Triple Sec 15 ml lime juice salt ice shaker
Instruction how to cook cocktail "Margaret"
According to the International Association of Bartenders in order to prepare the perfect Margarita need to take the classic champagne glass, wipe the edge of the slice of lime and then dip them in a saucer of salt.
In a shaker mix seven parts tequila, four parts of liquor, three parts fresh lime juice and shake.
Carefully, trying not to damage the rim of the salt, pour into a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of lime and serve.
There are several variations of this cocktail. What ingredients can be replaced in Margarita so that it remains Margarita? Primarily, this liqueur. Even strict IBA could not exactly say what it was two French orange liqueur is necessary to prepare this cocktail. And this association usually does not allow such liberties. In principle, in this case, they can understand - the difference in taste between Cointreu Triple Sec and not specialist catch difficult. Both liqueur made from the best oranges and fully convey the essence of the fruit. Only here Cointreau made from fresh oranges and almost colorless, and Triple Sec of dried crusts and has a bright golden color. Accordingly Margarita with Cointreau smoky due tequila and lime, and a Triple Sec bright orange. There is another liqueur, to taste, a replica of the previous two - Mexican Controy. Although it is not listed among the recommended, but if you use it, notice the difference only a professional.
Royal Margarita can do two great liquor twin - Grand Marnier French and Italian Grand Gala. Both beverages are made on the basis of aged cognac (French brandy from a mixture of true) and oranges. The Italian liqueur oranges go from sunny Sicily, in French - orange essence.
Margarita Blue is the same cocktail, but with a bright blue Curacao liqueur. Curacao, despite his intense sky-blue, orange liqueur. It is made from the dried peel of a special kind of orange growing only on the island of Curacao, alcohol and artificial colors.
To become a Strawberry Margarita just add to her mashed fresh or frozen strawberries. Pyurirovannyh berries by volume should be the same as tequila. Leave in this recipe or remove lime juice, everyone decides for himself.
Another conversion of the popular cocktail - Frozen Margarita. Take some ice and replace the shaker on the blender. It's simple.