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Honor Jimmy Buffett's Legacy with the Official 'Margaritaville' Margarita Recipe

The singer-songwriter, who died on Friday at age 76, long sang of paradise and tequila drinks

<p>Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty</p> Jimmy Buffett with a margarita from his Margaritaville Resort

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Jimmy Buffett with a margarita from his Margaritaville Resort

Jimmy Buffett, who died on Friday at age 76, was known for his songs of paradise and affinity for margaritas.

The "Margaritaville" singer inspired devotees, known as Parrotheads, to celebrate a more laid back lifestyle with his music, including the song named after the cocktail.

"What's most important is to please the Parrotheads, because there's more to the music than just the music," he told Entertainment Weekly in 1995. "It's become a lifestyle. I wish I could take credit, but it's fan-generated."

Related: Remembering Jimmy Buffett's Life in Photos

The embrace of this relaxed, beach bum attitude saw great success throughout the singer’s life with a chain of restaurants, resorts, tons of merchandise and even a Broadway musical.

While Buffett said he stopped drinking margaritas in 2018, the singer’s businesses have been serving up the frozen cocktail for years, inspired most notably by "Margaritaville."

Honor Buffett’s life and legacy with his official recipe from Carlo Sernaglia and Julia Turshen's Margaritaville cookbook that was shared with PEOPLE in an August 2018 issue.

<p>Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic</p> Jimmy Buffett at the opening night of "Escape to Margaritaville" on Broaway.

Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Jimmy Buffett at the opening night of "Escape to Margaritaville" on Broaway.

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The Official 'Margaritaville' Margarita

1 cup ice

¼ cup tequila

3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

3 Tbsp. water

2 Tbsp. triple sec

1 Tbsp. superfine sugar

Salt

Lime wedge

1. In a cocktail shaker, add 1 cup ice, tequila, fresh lime juice, 3 tablespoons water, triple sec and superfine sugar.

2. Shake well and pour contents into a salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Serves: 1

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