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Orange Clove Tequilarita (or
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 10 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Clove Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
Tequilarita:
  • 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce orange liqueur or triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce clove simple syrup
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Orange peel, for garnish

Directions

For the clove simple syrup: Combine the brown sugar, cloves and 1 cup water in a pan and heat until the sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool and sit for 2 to 3 hours; strain off the cloves before using. (Store any remaining syrup in a sealed jar, refrigerated, for up to 1 week.) 

For the tequilarita: Add the tequila, lemon juice, orange liqueur, clove simple syrup and bitters to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a coupe glass. Garnish with an orange peel in the glass. Repeat as needed.

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