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Rose Margarita

About four years ago, a friend of mine passed me a ripped out page of the April 2009 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. Her goal? To get me to try the Rose Margarita. Someone had to make the sacrifice. I was up to the challenge. In fact, I had already bookmarked the same recipe. Big margarita fan here.

A reader had written in to the R.S.V.P. readers’ favorite restaurant recipes section of the magazine to request the recipe for this margarita from Stack, a Las Vegas restaurant in The Mirage.

Rose Margarita

The reader had fallen in love with this margarita… and called it “the most interesting cocktail I’ve ever had.”

This is a seriously delicious and interesting cocktail. I made a few changes, but the “addition of rose water gives this cocktail a fragrant exotic touch.”

Rose Margarita

Adapted from the April 2009 issue of Bon Appetit. Makes one cocktail.


1 1/2 ounces silver tequila

1 ounce Grand Marnier

1 ounce lime juice

1 1/2 tsp limeade concentrate

1 tsp rose water


  1. Add all of the ingredients to an ice filled shaker. 
  2. Shake and pour the ingredients into a cold glass.
  3. Garnish with a lime wheel. Enjoy. 

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