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pineapple mezcal margaritas


Description

smoky pineapple mezcal margaritas with vanilla bean are the perfect fun cocktail to celebrate cinco de mayo! the smoke & bite of good mezcal is balanced with the natural sweetness of pineapple juice & vanilla bean.


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Ingredients

  • 2 oz mezcal
  • 3 oz pineapple juice
  • 1.5 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • vanilla bean ice, for shaking (optional)

for the vanilla bean ice

  • 1 vanilla bean, split & seeded
  • 2 C water

Instructions

(optional) make vanilla bean ice

  1. slice a vanilla bean lengthwise & remove its beans with the back of a knife. place the pod & beans into a jar or glass with 2 C of water & allow the vanilla & water to infuse at room temperature overnight, or at least 6 hours prior to freezing.
  2. transfer the vanilla water to an ice cube tray & freeze.

make a pineapple mezcal margarita

  1. combine the mezcal, pineapple juice, lime juice, & triple sec into a cocktail shaker over vanilla bean ice.
  2. shake vigorously & serve garnished with a wedge or chunk of pineapple.
  3. cheers!