I'm not sure where this drink got it's name, but it was one of 4 classic tequila cocktail recipes that Elayne Duke head mixologist for Digeo wine and spirits shared with our tequila class at the Astor Center and I knew she'd never steer us wrong! This may be the best cocktail for my husband: it's got tequila, plus his favorite mixer, ginger beer, plus fresh lime juice and a topper of Creme de Cassis (black currant liqueur) that makes it a little fruity and pink (my manly-man husband loves a pink drink...go figure). It's easy to make and a great option for imbibing on Cinco de Mayo....or any day of the week!Cheers! XO Martha
1.5 oz Don Julio Reposado (Tequila)
1/2 oz Fresh lime juice
Top with 1/2 Creme de Cassis
Combine tequila and lime juice into a cocktail glass, shake with ice and strain into a highball filled with fresh ice.
Fill glass with ginger beer and top
with Creme de Cassis and
garnish with a wedge of lime.