” piece ginger
Heaping Tbsp Fresh Blueberries
oz. Blanco Tequila
Coarse Kosher Salt
Crystalized ginger (for garnish)
Smash ginger with the side of your knife to expose the flesh and add it to a small heat proof container with 1/2 cup sugar. Pour 1/2 cup boiling water over the sugar and ginger, fasten a lid on the jar, and shake until the sugar is dissolved. Let it sit until cool. (Keep it in the fridge and use any extra in tea for a gingery kick or for more cocktails!)
To a cocktail shaker add all of your blueberries and a pinch of salt. Muddle until the blueberries turn into a yummy mush.
To your cocktail shaker add Cointreau, tequila, 1 oz. ginger simple syrup and lots of ice! You should fill your shaker up about 3/4 of the way.
Shake your drink until the outside of the shaker is frosty and it’s uncomfortable to hold the shaker, about 30 seconds.
Take a paper towel and dip it into your leftover simple syrup. Swipe it around 1/4 of the rim of your glass, and then dip the now-wet side of your glass in salt.
Add ice to the glass and strain your cocktail. Finish with a piece of crystalized ginger and enjoy!