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How To Make The Perfect Margarita

Is there a more perfect summer drink than a Margarita? Built on just four ingredients, a Margarita is insanely refreshing and perfectly simple to enjoy when the sun comes out. Hailing from Mexico, and built on a base of tequila, this cocktail is perfect for enjoying at home, or out for a few small plates with us.

Here's our recipe for a classic Margarita, plus a simple swap that means you can enjoy them even when you decide to stay in. BANK Recipe

40ml Arette Blanco Tequila (if you're buying tequila in the shop, we recommend buying something that is 100% Agave) 15ml BANK Orange Liqueur (you can also use Grand Marnier or Cointreau) 20ml Citrus (we use equal parts lemon and lime juice) 5ml 2:1 Sugar Syrup (that's 2 parts sugar, to 1 part water, by weight. Method

  1. Prepare a rocks glass with a salt rim (if you like).

  2. Add all ingredients to your cocktail shaker.

  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.

  4. Strain into your rocks glass over ice.

  5. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Of course, cocktails can go well beyond the classics, so why not pop into BANK and explore some of our more seasonal and experimental drinks that really make the most of local produce and incredible creativity?

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