How to Order a Margarita

Margarita 101

Welcome back! In our last blog, we talked about why you should be drinking margs right at this very moment. But before you head down to the best Mexican restaurant in Fort Collins be sure to take these tips into consideration when ordering your margarita.

Oftentimes, when you arrive at a Mexican restaurant, you’re greeted with a warm welcome, the aromas of delicious Mexican food, and a beautiful environment filled with the culture of Mexican culture. It’s one of the best restaurant experiences you’ll have and it helps to know what to order when you arrive. Maybe you already know which Mexican dish you want to eat, but have you thought about what you want to get to drink?

You can bet that of the many great beverages on the menu, the margaritas are going to be your best choice, especially at Los Tarascos Mexican Restaurant. You see, here at Los Tarascos, our margaritas are not only delicious, but they’re the strongest in town. If you take a look at our list of hand crafted margaritas, you’ll find there is something for everyone. However, in the off chance you don’t see something you like, you can craft a margarita that fits your preferences. It’s important to know what goes in a classic marg before attempting to create your own. Here’s what you need to know about the basics of a classic margarita before attempting to order one specially made for you.

Classic Margaritas

Your classic margarita will consist of four main ingredients.

  1. Tequila

  2. Lime Juice

  3. Sweet & Sour

  4. Triple Sec

Simply mix your margarita in a shaker, salt the rim of the drink, and pour over ice. This here, is a basic, classic margarita.

Los Tarascos Classic Margarita

  1. 100 % Blue Agave Reposado Tequila

  2. Limeade

  3. Triple Sec

  4. Splash of Mexican Lager

As you can see, the classic margarita from Los Tarascos is anything but basic.

Step Up Your Margarita game

A classic margarita is just really just the base level of what a great margarita could be. For example, instead of ordering a classic margarita, order a cadillac marg. What’s a cadillac margarita? We’re glad you asked.

Cadillac Margarita

This version of a marg takes the bones of the classic style and steps it up with one ingredient. Instead of using sweet and sour in your marg, you’ll get Grand Marnier Gala. Both are a citrus based liqueur that add just a hint of a higher alcohol percentage to your drink. Not only is the liqueur itself higher quality than sweet and sour but it makes your drink stronger too.

Margarita Variations

When you know the basics of a margarita, the sky's the limit. That is, in regards to your margarita ordering skills. If you’re someone that loves a classic marg but wants to switch it up every now and then it’s important to choose a Mexican restaurant that has the bandwidth to offer a multitude of flavors. Here is a list of the different types of fruity margs you could order as well.

  • Mango

  • Strawberry

  • Strawberry Mango

  • Pomegranate

  • Tropical - made with Midori, blue curacao, and tamarind (yum!)

And the list goes on. These are just a few of our favorites. Whether your order them blended or on the rocks, we’re sure you’ll love these flavors too.

Become a Margarita Connoisseur

If you haven’t ever fancied yourself a margarita drinker, it’s time you’ve become one. With the many reasons that exist to drink margaritas and the fact that you can order them to your liking at Los Tarascos Mexican Restaurant, there’s no better time to grow your affinity for margs than now.

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Come check out the amazing tequila bar, salsa bar, and Mexican food at the best Mexican restaurant in Fort Collins. Call today for a reservation or just drop by!

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Fort Collins, CO 80524

 

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