Session Margarita

Adapted from Session Cocktails by Drew Lazor and the Editors of PUNCH

This low-proof rendition of the classic Margarita calls on the expected tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice, but builds on a base of manzanilla sherry for a low-octane twist on the original.

Reprinted with permission from Session Cocktails by Drew Lazor and the Editors of PUNCH, copyright © 2018. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Penguin Random House.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 1/2 ounces manzanilla sherry
  • 3/4 ounce tequila or mezcal
  • 3/4 ounce orange liqueur, preferably Combier
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 barspoon agave syrup
  • 1 pinch salt

Garnish: lime wheel

Directions
  1. Put all the ingredients in a shaking tin, add ice and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice, then garnish with a lime wheel.
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