Sunday, May 5, 2013
Cinco de Mayo Cocktail: Margarita on Fire
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with a good margarita. Smoky mezcal and spicy habanero shrub give this otherwise traditional margarita a fiery kick.
Margarita on Fire
1 oz. reposado tequila
1/2. oz mezcal
3/4 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. agave nectar
1 dropper of Bittermens Hellfire habanero shrub
Lime wheel (garnish)
1. Wet the rim of a margarita glass and coat the rim with kosher salt. Fill the glass with crushed ice.
2. In a cocktail shake with ice, combine the tequila, mezcal, Cointreau, lime juice, agave nectar and habanero shrub. Shake until cold strain into prepared glass. Garnish rim with lime wheel.