June Cocktail Recipe: The Perfect Margarita

June 17, 2016

I live in the southwest, where few things pair as well with the summer sun as a margarita. Today I'm sharing our recipe for a perfect margarita. And yes, they really do taste better when sipped through a straw with a cactus on it! 

Revel & Co. cocktail recipe: the perfect margarita 


  • 2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • 3/4 oz cointreau
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave syrup, to taste
  • lime wedge
  • 1/4 cup sea salt
  • crushed ice


  • Pour sea salt onto a small dish or bowl.
  • Rub lime wedge around rim of glass, and dip wet rim into salt.
  • In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, vigorously shake lime juice, tequila, cointreau, and agave syrup.
  • Pour over ice and garnish with lime wedge.

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