Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Tequila & Mezcal Cocktails

Fall & Summer

Toast the seasons with this tasty tequila cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Don Julio añejo tequila
  • 1/2 oz Fig preserves
  • 1/2 oz Orange juice
  • 5 Rosemary
  • 1/2 oz Ginger syrup*
  • Garnish: Rosemary sprig

Steps

  1. In a shaker, muddle all ingredients except the ginger syrup.

  2. Add the syrup and ice and shake well.

  3. Strain into a highball glass (or stemless Champagne flute).

  4. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

  5. *Ginger syrup: Bring 1/2 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Add 1 cup sugar and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Place 1 2-inch piece of ginger (finely chopped) in a mesh strainer and pour mixture over top. Press ginger with a muddler or back of a spoon to remove as much liquid as possible.