Here are the few essentials you'll need for a fresh Margarita.
And lots of it. You’ll need at least two limes per beverage to get the fresh juice necessary. It my take a little more work to squeeze out the lime juice but it is well worth it. You can't beat fresh squeezed juice.
For the love of God don’t buy the bottom shelf, don’t even look down there, cheap liquor, makes bad drinks.
Also know as triple sec (an orange-flavored liqueur).
4oz fresh lime juice
2oz orange liqueur
½ cup coarsely cracked ice
Salt for rim (optional)
Combine all liquids in a shaker with large chunks of ice. Shake for 10 seconds, or until properly chilled. Pour and enjoy!