Posts tagged tequila
friyay happy hour: blueberry margarita

well, i blinked and june is pretty much over. the fourth of july (one of the best boozing days of the year) is upon us and i may have just created my most delicious margarita EVER. i know that is a bold statement, but it is THAT good. perfect for your independence  day bash or right here, right now. 

blueberry margarita

serves: 1 cocktail  

prep time: 2 minutes  

active time: 1 minute

total time: 3 minutes

ingredients: 2 oz tequila. 1 oz fresh lime juice. .5 oz hibiscus syrup. .25 cup fresh blueberries. 2 drops grapefruit or orange bitters. 1 tsp sea salt. muddler. shaker. strainer. 2 cups ice. optional: skewer + edible flowers for garnish.  

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start by making your blueberry garnish if you are using it but skewering 3 blueberries and your edible flowers if you are using them. then lightly brush the rim of your serving glass with a little bit of the lime juice. dip your glass in the salt till you have your desired salt rim.

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fill the base of your shaker with the remaining blueberries and smash them till they are pretty much just a juice.

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pour in the hibiscus syrup, tequila and the bitters.

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add in half the ice. shake well till combined. fill your serving glass with the remaining ice.

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strain the contents of your shaker into your serving glass.

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garnish with your blueberry skewer.

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serve and enjoy. 

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xo, a

blueberry margarita

serves: 1 cocktail  

prep time: 2 minutes  

active time: 1 minute

total time: 3 minutes

ingredients: 2 oz tequila. 1 oz fresh lime juice. .5 oz hibiscus syrup. .25 cup fresh blueberries. 2 drops grapefruit or orange bitters. 1 tsp sea salt. muddler. shaker. strainer. 2 cups ice. optional: skewer + edible flowers for garnish.  

start by making your blueberry garnish if you are using it but skewering 3 blueberries and your edible flowers if you are using them. then lightly brush the rim of your serving glass with a little bit of the lime juice. dip your glass in the salt till you have your desired salt rim. fill the base of your shaker with the remaining blueberries and smash them till they are pretty much just a juice. pour in the hibiscus syrup, tequila and the bitters. add in half the ice. shake well till combined. fill your serving glass with the remaining ice. strain the contents of your shaker into your serving glass. garnish with your blueberry skewer. serve and enjoy. 

friyay happy hour: pineapple margarita

cinco de drinko, ahem, i mean mayo, is around the corner. which also means my birthday (may 4th) is coming in hot. don’t worry, you still have eight days to get me a really great gift.

i made this margarita for wes today in honor of all the margs i wish i was drinking this birthday/cinco de mayo season. even though this margarita is on the rocks (you could blend it if you prefer) it has a really luscious texture thanks to the pineapple purée.

pineapple margarita

serves: 1 cocktail

prep time: 2 minutes

active time: 1 minute

total time: 3 minutes

ingredients: 4 oz pineapple purée (the fruit of half a pineapple made about 12 oz of pineapple purée). 2 oz tequila. 1 oz triple sec. 1 oz fresh lime juice. lime wheel for garnish. 2 cups ice. cocktail shaker or cocktail glass with spoon & strainer.

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start by combining half the ice, the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and pineapple purée in the base of your cocktail shaker or glass.

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stir or shake well till everything is well combined. fill your serving glass with the remaining ice.

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strain the contents of your shaker or cocktail glass over ice.

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garnish wish lime wheel, serve and enjoy.

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xo,a

pineapple margarita

serves: 1 cocktail

prep time: 2 minutes

active time: 1 minute

total time: 3 minutes

ingredients: 4 oz pineapple purée (the fruit of half a pineapple made about 12 oz of pineapple purée). 2 oz tequila. 1 oz triple sec. 1 oz fresh lime juice. lime wheel for garnish. 2 cups ice. cocktail shaker or cocktail glass with spoon & strainer.

start by combining half the ice, the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and pineapple purée in the base of your cocktail shaker or glass. stir or shake well till everything is well combined. fill your serving glass with the remaining ice. strain the contents of your shaker or cocktail glass over ice. garnish wish lime wheel, serve and enjoy.