Today is National Margarita Day 2011, and given the drink's standing as the most popular cocktail in the U.S., odds are you're a fan.
Traditionally composed of tequila, triple sec and lime juice, it's hard to say exactly who first mixed up the world's first margarita. Some say the drink was invented by a Mexican bartender named Willie and his friend Marguerite Hemery in 1934. Others point to a two-week party thrown by Mexican socialite Margarita Sames in 1948.
As to the best margarita recipes, debate is even more heated. Surge Desk has been conducting extensive research on this topic and offers the following ideas on how to mix the delicious beverage.
Here's a high-quality approach:
This video calls the margarita the "Slurpee of cocktails." While Surge Desk isn't quite certain how endearing that label is, this frozen margarita still looks delicious:
Margaritas made simple with "How To, Batman!":
Go the extra mile with this recipe using key limes:
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