The Margarita Demystified?

As I’ve mentioned, the history of the margarita is murkier than the drink itself, so I was pleased to stumble across the following paragraph in David Wondrich’s rigorously researched history of drinks: Imbibe! From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to “Professor” Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar. The paragraph appears in a section on the Daisy, a drink popular in America before prohibition. “It’s worth going into this much detail about the Daisy […]

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