Cocktails & Apéritifs, Essensia

A juicy spin on this beloved classic, the flavors of orange blossoms and apricot in Essensia Orange Muscat compliment the tartness of fresh pomegranate juice in this tasty margarita.


1 1/2 oz. Quady Essensia Orange Muscat
1 1/2 oz. Silver Tequila
1 oz. Pomegranate juice
1/2 oz. Lime juice
Garnish: Lime wheel
Rim: Lime zest and salt (optional) *


On the rocks: Combine ingredients in a shaker. Shake vigorously. Pour into a rocks glass.
Blended: Combine ingredients in a blender with crushed ice. Blend. Pour into a margarita glass.

*On a small plate, combine the zest of one lime and salt. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of a cocktail coupe. Dip the rim into the lime zest, salt mixture.

For an extra layer of freshness, try juicing your own pomegranate for this recipe. Tory Avey offers very helpful tips to this process on her blog.  Read it HERE.

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