Cranberry-Lime Margarita – Cinco de Mayo #6

Cranberry-Lime Margarita

Cranberry-Lime Margarita

Blueberries, limes, pineapples, strawberries, jalapenos… sometimes I think we spend just as much time in the produce section as we do at the LCBO (as they call the Liquor Stores in Ontario). Hey wait, wait, wait… hold the horses, we haven’t tried cranberry juice yet! How about a Cranberry-Lime Margarita we found posted on the forums at Tequila.net (yes, we bookmarked that site for later investigation). We made our necessary Madtini adjustments based on our depleted inventory and whipped one up for the crew.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz sauza tequila
  • 3/4 oz triple sec
  • fresh lime juice from half a lime
  • dash of agave nectar
  • cranberry juice
  • couple drops of hot sauce

Preparation
Moisten the rim of a martini glass with a wedge of lime. Add coarse salt and chili powder to a small plate and turn the rim of the martini glass to create a salt & chili powder rim. Add the rest of the ingredients to a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Shake and then strain into the cocktail glass.

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