The Best Tequila for Margaritas, According to Experts

When a margarita hunger hits, nothing else works. Its tangy, salty, and sweet flavors are great for a hot, sunny day.   

Make margs at home to assure quality and personalization instead of reading the room before ordering.The best tequila is needed to make the best cocktail.   

Food Republic checked with an expert to choose. Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar corporate beverage director David Ortiz recommended a classic version.  

100% Blue Weber agave blanco tequila from the Highlands is best for making a classic margarita," he stated.  

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Blanco tequila, less matured than reposado or añejo, has a refreshing taste and can be cut through heavier drinks.  

Its fragrant notes enhance a margarita's other ingredients. "... Blanco tequila has more notes of cooked agave[,] and peppery notes that give the blend [hints] of citrus," he said, "and [it's] sweeter in its classic flavor profile.  

especially if you order a vegetable-infused margarita, so don't rule out the valley as you try brands from other regions of Mexico.  

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