Margarita Bar

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 drinks
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Ingredients

Ice cubes

Ice cubes

Original margarita:

3 parts white tequila

2 parts Triple Sec

1 part fresh lime juice

Original margarita:

3 parts white tequila

2 parts Triple Sec

1 part fresh lime juice

Simple syrup:

1 part water

1 part sugar

Simple syrup:

1 part water

1 part sugar

Lime salt:

1/4 cup kosher salt

2 limes, zested

Lime salt:

1/4 cup kosher salt

2 limes, zested

Margarita bar:

Original margarita, in pitchers

Buckets of ice and shakers

Pineapple-Jalapeno base for margarita, recipe follows

Strawberry base for margarita, recipe follows

Lime-Ginger base for margarita, recipe follows

Simple syrup, poured on a plate to dip glass in

Lime salt

Margarita bar:

Original margarita, in pitchers

Buckets of ice and shakers

Pineapple-Jalapeno base for margarita, recipe follows

Strawberry base for margarita, recipe follows

Lime-Ginger base for margarita, recipe follows

Simple syrup, poured on a plate to dip glass in

Lime salt

Pineapple-Jalapeno:

2 cups chopped fresh pineapple

1/2 fresh seeded jalapeno

2 cups simple syrup

Pineapple-Jalapeno:

2 cups chopped fresh pineapple

1/2 fresh seeded jalapeno

2 cups simple syrup

Strawberry:

2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled

2 cups simple syrup

Strawberry:

2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled

2 cups simple syrup

Lime-Ginger:

2 cups simple syrup

2 limes

6 slices fresh ginger

Lime-Ginger:

2 cups simple syrup

2 limes

6 slices fresh ginger

Directions

  1. For the original margarita:
  2. Ratio for any volume of margarita: 3:2:1 = 3 parts tequila: 2 parts Triple Sec, 1 part lime juice. Place whichever amount you choose, depending upon your guests, into a large pitcher.;
  3. For the simple syrup:
  4. Simmer water and sugar over high heat until the sugar has completely dissolved then chill.;
  5. For the lime salt:
  6. Combine the salt and lime zest with a mortar and pestle. Set in a plate to dip your glass in.;
  7. For the margarita bar:
  8. Have buckets if ice and shakers set up around the margarita pitchers.
  9. Fill glasses with ice, original margarita and flavor profiles, if desired.
  10. Dip the rims of the glasses into the simple syrup then into the lime-salt so the salt sticks to the rim of the glass.
  11. Pour the mixed drink into your salted glass and enjoy.

Margarita bar:

  1. For the original margarita:
  2. Ratio for any volume of margarita: 3:2:1 = 3 parts tequila: 2 parts Triple Sec, 1 part lime juice. Place whichever amount you choose, depending upon your guests, into a large pitcher.;
  3. For the simple syrup:
  4. Simmer water and sugar over high heat until the sugar has completely dissolved then chill.;
  5. For the lime salt:
  6. Combine the salt and lime zest with a mortar and pestle. Set in a plate to dip your glass in.;
  7. For the margarita bar:
  8. Have buckets if ice and shakers set up around the margarita pitchers.
  9. Fill glasses with ice, original margarita and flavor profiles, if desired.
  10. Dip the rims of the glasses into the simple syrup then into the lime-salt so the salt sticks to the rim of the glass.
  11. Pour the mixed drink into your salted glass and enjoy.

Pineapple-Jalapeno:

  1. In a blender, combine fresh pineapple chunks with seeded jalapeno and simple syrup together until you have a nice yellow puree. Add, to taste, to original margarita.;

Pineapple-Jalapeno:

  1. In a blender, combine fresh pineapple chunks with seeded jalapeno and simple syrup together until you have a nice yellow puree. Add, to taste, to original margarita.;

Strawberry:

  1. Puree strawberries in a blender with simple syrup until you have a bright pink puree. Add, to taste, to original margarita.;

Strawberry:

  1. Puree strawberries in a blender with simple syrup until you have a bright pink puree. Add, to taste, to original margarita.;

Lime-Ginger:

  1. Simmer simple syrup with ginger slices and finish with fresh lime juice then cool and set in refrigerator overnight to infuse ginger flavor. Add slices of fresh lime just before serving. Add, to taste, to original margarita.

Lime-Ginger:

  1. Simmer simple syrup with ginger slices and finish with fresh lime juice then cool and set in refrigerator overnight to infuse ginger flavor. Add slices of fresh lime just before serving. Add, to taste, to original margarita.
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