“The story of the margarita is the story of how three simple ingredients changed cocktail culture. Tequila, orange liqueur, and lime — the unholy trinity of booze, sugar, and acid. In our modern era, it’s such a standard combo, it’s barely worth mention- ing. You might as well write an ode to spreading butter on bread or dredging chicken wings in hot sauce. But basic ain’t bad. The drink’s simplicity creates infinite opportunity for variation.
The most common margarita origin myth says it was invented in 1938 by a man named Carlos “Danny” Herrera, who owned the Rancho La Gloria restaurant in Tijuana….”