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Patty Hearst Syndrome
1½ oz Herradura Blanco tequila
½ oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao
1 oz hibiscus agave syrup (recipe below)
¾ oz fresh lemon juice
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Add all ingredients except Prosecco to shaker and shake to chill.
Double strain into a champagne flute and top with Prosecco.
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Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.
Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars
3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
½ oz Cointreau
½ oz simple syrup
1 ½ oz fresh lime juice
In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
Add tequila, Cointreau, simple syrup, and fresh lime juice. Top with ice and shake.
Serve in rocks glass over ice. Garnish w/ jalapeño slice.