Matador

Adapted from Tequila Beyond Sunrise by Jesse Estes

Riffing on the Trader Vic’s version of the Matador, this drink takes a couple of unusual turns, adding green Chartreuse for a herbal variation served as a refreshing highball.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 2/3 ounces tequila, preferably Ocho Blanco
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons green Chartreuse
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar

Garnish: dehydrated pineapple, dehydrated lime, pink peppercorns

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
  2. Strain into a Mexican cantarito [a clay jug] or highball glass.
  3. Garnish with a dehydrated pineapple and lime, and a grinding of pink peppercorns.
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