winter-spiced-margarita
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Ingredients

Cocktail:

oz. Patrón Reposado Tequila

1

tsp. agave nectar

½

oz. lime juice

½

oz. blood orange juice

½

tsp. vanilla extract

Rim/Garnish:

½

tsp. flaky salt

½

tsp. sugar

¼

tsp. cinnamon

¼

tsp. chile

OPTIONAL: cinnamon stick, star anise pods, and/or blood orange slice (for garnish)

Preparation

Step 1

Combine the sugar, salt, chile, and cinnamon on a small plate. Rub rim of an old-fashioned or rocks glass with lime half; dip in spice mixture. Fill with ice and set aside.

Step 2

Combine 1½ oz. of Patrón Reposado Tequila, lime juice, blood orange juice, vanilla extract, and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds.

Step 3

Strain margarita through a strainer or a mesh sieve into reserved glass. Garnish with cinnamon stick, star anise pod, and/or blood orange slice.

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