Tangerine Sparkling Margarita

Tangerines + Limes + Tequila

Tangerine Sparkling Margarita

Yield: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 oz tangerine juice
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 3 mint leaves
  • 2 oz Anejo Tequila
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • ice
  • 1 oz sparkling water
  • *Sugar to rim glass, (optional)
  • Mint sprig for garnish (optional)
  • Tangerine peel for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine tangerine juice, lime juice, and mint leaves.
  2. Using a muddler, mash the mint.
  3. Add tequila, Cointreau, and ice. Shake until chilled.
  4. *To sweeten the cocktail, run a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip into sugar. (optional).
  5. Strain into a glass filled with fresh ice.
  6. Add sparkling water.
  7. Garnish with fresh mint and a tangerine peel.
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