Rhode Island Red

Rhode Island Red Cocktail

Base Spirit: Tequila

Type: Modern Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

About the Rhode Island Red Cocktail

The smallest state in the union is the namesake for this big-time tequila cocktail.

Ingredients in the Rhode Island Red Cocktail

  • 2 oz Blanco tequila (Partida or 4 Copas)
  • .5 oz Chambord
  • .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz Agave nectar
  • 1 dash Orange bitters
  • Ginger beer

Garnish: Lemon and lime zest

Glass: Collins

How to make the Rhode Island Red Cocktail

Add all the ingredients except the ginger beer to a shaker and fill with crushed ice. Shake, and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with a splash of ginger beer and garnish with lemon and lime zest.

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Comments

  1. Out of curiosity, why crushed ice in the shaker?

  2. when you say “fresh ice”, do you mean fresh crushed, or full ice? in the picture it looks crushed.

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