There’s little as refreshing during the summer swelter as a cool limeade. But when you add a bit of chile heat and tequila, well, that cooler gets a whole lot hotter.
- 8 cilantro leaves
- 2 slices fresh jalapeño
- 1/2 ounce light agave nectar
- 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
- 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
- 2 ounces club soda, chilled, to top
- Garnish: cilantro sprig
Add the agave nectar, cilantro leaves and jalapeño slices into a shaker and muddle gently.
Add the tequila and lime juice, and ice, and shake until well-chilled.
Double-strain into a Collins glass filled with ice.
Top with the club soda.
Garnish with a cilantro sprig