1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
3/4 ounce orange liqueur
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
optional-1 tsp agave nectar or simple sugar-do not add sweetener to make a "Skinny Margarita"
salt for rim
lime wheel for garnish
Prepare a rocks, coupe or cocktail glass with a salted rim, if desired. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into prepared glass, over ice if desired. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Silver (or blanco/white) clear
Joven (or gold/oro/dorado) light color
Añejo (or aged)-brandy like in color
Orange liquor- Triple Sec-clear
Cointreau-brandy influenced-darker in color