When done right, few things hit the spot on a hot night like a margarita. But what if you could take a margarita, retain the same crisp flavor, and make it totally clear? Don't ask why. Just trust us.
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There are several ways to go about clarifying a liquid. Our friends at Booker and Dax in NYC, for example, use a centrifuge to clarify banana for one of their drinks. The high g-forces created pulls the solids away from the liquid, effectively separating them. Very cool, except A) yu can only do a small amount at a time, and B) you need to own a friggin' centrifuge. Not exactly convenient.