I’ve been working on perfecting my margarita for a while now. I’ve spent many long nights toiling over lime to tequila ratios and debating between simple syrup or agave nectar.
My recipe has evolved over time…the jalapeño floater after a drink I had at The Crunkleton in Chapel Hill, NC…the cilantro after the Spicy Margarita at Brewery Bhavana in Raleigh, NC…but none of them quite hit the mark.
I found that the magic was in the Mezcal.
Just a quick lesson on Mezcal versus Tequila:
So, if you like a little smokey depth to your margaritas – trust me – pick up a bottle of Mezcal instead. You won’t be disappointed.
Ingredients you’ll need:
What else you’ll need:
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Here’s the recipe (serves 4):
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