Natalie reminded me I never posted this: I've served these many times. I skip the simple syrup and add agave to taste. Chill for at least one hour (but up to three). Strain out jalapenos and cucumbers (they start to look pickled). Serve with thinly sliced jalapenos and salt over ice.
Ultimate Margarita : Recipes : Cooking Channel 1 lime, halved Coarse salt 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, from about 4 limes 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur (recommended: Grand Marnier) 1/4 cup Triple Sec 1 cup gold tequila Ice 1/2 can good quality lager-style beer Lime wheels, for garnish