– you gotta love the name! (Though I am not a big fan of patron tequila – just
sayin…) But nevertheless, it gets your
attention and it got mine as I drove by in a cab on the way to my hotel, just
down the street. The name stuck in my head and I made a mental note of the
was only a short time later when I walked in and grabbed a seat out by the
sidewalk. It was a week night and a bit
quiet, but it suited me fine. I asked
the waitress for her opinion and she steered me to the Classic Loco – Sauza
Gold, Triple Sec, Loco Margarita Mix, and a splash of OJ. Also ordered some chips and salsa – a must
with any margarita!
So then it
got a bit weird. I was busy talking to a
friend of mine while also watching some of the sidewalk traffic when I noticed
the waitress bring out her soft drink and a glass of water for me. Ok, no problem, I figured it was taking a
while to mix up the real thing, though it wasn’t crowded. After a few minutes, I got really thirsty and
decided to take a quick gulp of the water – SURPRISE!!!! The water was the margarita.
unexpected, because the drink was crystal clear – really – crystal clear. My friend almost fell out of her chair
laughing at the shock on my face.
Amazingly it wasn’t too bad. No
more than a low level 3, but still, for a margarita that looked like water it
certainly wasn’t watery. To be honest
my expectations were pretty low anyway, based on the ingredients, but it was an
Thus I give
the Classic Loco margarita a 3 on the Limer Scale.
BTW – For an
extra $2 you add a float of Grand Marnier.
I highly recommend it.