Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Tequila & Mezcal Cocktails

Raise to the Fraise

It’s tough to think of a better way to use fresh strawberries than this.

What could be better than a refreshing cocktail that highlights the fruity notes of Azuñia añejo tequila? Be sure to have some fresh strawberries and mesquite honey syrup before making this one.

This recipe originally appeared as part of “8 Cocktails to Drink on Cinco de Mayo Instead of a Margarita.”

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Azuñia añejo tequila
  • 3/4 oz Lillet rouge apéritif
  • 1/2 oz Mesquite honey syrup (2:1 honey to water)
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Strawberry, muddled
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Mint sprig
  • Garnish: Strawberry slice

Steps

  1. Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.

  2. Strain into a Collins glass over ice.

  3. Garnish with a mint sprig and strawberry slice.