• The Cointreau Smoky Margarita

    12 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    Some of the world's most famous cocktails feature Cointreau. From the pale pink Cosmopolitan to the zingy Sidecar, they all have a drop or two of the zesty liqueur.
    The House of Cointreau was founded in 1849 in Angers, France, by Adolphe Cointreau, a confectioner, and his brother Edouard-Jean Cointreau. The triple sec liqueur is created by blending sweet and bitter orange peels , but the production methods and recipe are a closely guarded family secret.
    Another classic cocktail of which Cointreau is a firm ingredient is the margarita. The original recipe consists of tequila , Cointreau...
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