Cinco de Mayo is a day of celebration and signals that warm weather, sunny days and the summer season are just around the corner.
This Classic Margarita from Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar is carefully crafted with Sauza Gold Tequila and a house-made scratch sour that is sure to make your mouth water. Known for their unique hand-crafted cocktails, Tommy Bahama uses only the freshest ingredients which include the scratch sour mix made from a unique blend of lime, lemon, and orange juice with triple sec with a traditional salted rim elevates this margarita beyond basic.
2 parts Sauza Gold Tequila
1 part Triple Sec
2 parts scratch sour mix
1/2 part lime juice
Add all ingredients to a shaker except Grand Marnier. Add ice. Shake well until chilled. Strain over fresh ice. Top with Grand Marnier.
Scratch Sour Mix:
(Recipe makes 1/2 gallon. Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.)
3 oz. egg whites, pasteurized
2 cups sugar
4 cups water
3 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
Whisk egg whites in a large bowl until frothy. Stir in the sugar and mix until incorporated. Add water and fresh juices and mix thoroughly. Pour into an ice filled double rocks glass. Garnish with salt rimmed and lime wedge.
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