Agave Ginger-Rita

Agave Ginger-Rita Cocktail

Base Spirit: Tequila

Type: Margaritas

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About the Agave Ginger-Rita Cocktail

The spicy kick of ginger is a welcome addition to this update of the Margarita.

Ingredients in the Agave Ginger-Rita Cocktail

Garnish: Lime wheel

Glass: Highball

How to make the Agave Ginger-Rita Cocktail

If desired, coat the rim of a highball glass with salt, fill with ice and set aside. Add  the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

*Ginger Root Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 large piece Fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped

Bring the water to a boil over high heat in a small saucepan. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool completely.  Place the ginger in a mesh strainer and pour the syrup over while muddling the ginger.

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