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Old February 4th, 2010, 06:42 AM
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Default Margarita's - help please

Following our recent cruise we stayed in San Diego and had a lovely meal at a mexican restaurant in the 'Old Town'. We loved the 32oz Margarita's that were served with the meal. I can find the classic recipe for a Margarita, but that gives a 4oz glass only. I can't believe that the 32oz glasses contained nearly a bottle of Tequila, so please anyone, what is the recipe for the large serving?
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Old February 4th, 2010, 01:36 PM
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There are many recipes for margaritas. If you found a 'classic' recipe, it may be for a more martini-style margarita (or margarini), which are mostly alcohol. Most restaurants serve a more 'watered down' version as their house margarita.

Here's a good recipe we use, though it's advertised as making 12:

3 1/2 cups Homemade Sweet and Sour (the key to a good margarita)
1 cup gold tequila
1/2 cup Triple Sec
16 ice cubes

Sweet and Sour: 1 1/2 cups sugar and 1 1/2 cups water stirred in a large saucepan until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil, then cool. Add 1 cup fresh lemon juice and 1 cup fresh lime juice. Chill until cold, then use in above.
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Old February 5th, 2010, 11:46 AM
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Thanks for this, I'll try it out tonight.
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Old February 5th, 2010, 06:04 PM
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The Margarita recipe I use is from an OP here on cruise critic and I LOVE it!

1 can Minute Maid Limade ( use the can when empty to measure out other ingredients)
1 can tequila ( I use El Jimador )
1 can water
1/3 can triple sec

Pour in pitcher, mix well.

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this recipe is great and sounds odd, but trust me is the best margarheta's i've had.

1 can of frozen limeade (thawed)
1 12 oz can of sprite (or diet sprite)
1 12oz can of beer (any)
1/2 of the limeade can of tequilla (or to taste..I add a little more than 1/2 of the can)
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Old February 8th, 2010, 12:28 PM
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I only know how to make a gallon of Margys~~

A large bottle of Marg Mix
2 cups silver tequila (silver tastes better in Margys)
1 cup triple sec
and lots of ice~

of course I make this in a Margarator so it holds it all~

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