Gerry's Margarita


  • 1lime, juiced
  • ½lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers reposado tequila (such as Jose Cuervo® Gold)
  • 1 cup ice cubes, or as needed
  • salt as needed
  • 1 teaspoon brandy-based orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier®), or to taste(Optional)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Squeeze lime juice and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker; top with sugar. Pour tequila over sugar mixture and add ice. Cover shaker and shake. Allow shaker to rest for 1 to 2 minutes.


  • Step 2

    Spread salt onto a plate. Rub the lemon around the rim of the margarita glass and dip the rim into the salt to coat. Pour margarita into glass and top with brandy-based orange liqueur.

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