Tart, hot, sour and sweet … this Dirty Ancho Blood Orange Margarita is a fun new spin on the traditional drink!
2oz Fortaleza Blanco Tequila
1.5oz Round Pond Blood Orange Syrup
.5oz Luxardo Cherry
.5oz fresh lime juice
.5oz fresh lemon juice
3 dashes of Tapatio hot sauce
Salt or Chile lime salt rim
First, take highball glass/margarita glass coat the rim with a lime wedge then onto plate with salt. Coat the rim lightly! Then take shaker pint and fill with tequila, Cointreau, Luxardo, lemon & lime juice, Round Pond Blood Orange Syrup and Tapatio hot sauce with .5 oz of freshly-squeezed lime juice. Fill shaker pint with ice and shake.
Pour contents of shaker pint into salted rim glass and garnish with a sprig of thyme or blood orange slices. Enjoy!
-Recipe by Brandon Macer of Napa Ca.