Tangerine Ginger Margarita

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Makes

    1

    margarita.

Appears in

If you remember when the Tequila Sunrise ruled bar menus across the land, you will recognize the roots of this elegant drink—but any similarity stops there. The lovely pale-pink color comes from pomegranate juice, and the drink has just the slightest hint of ginger.

Ingredients

  • 4 slices peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 slices tangerine or orange
  • Ice cubes
  • ounces 100 percent agave blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2 ounces pomegranate juice

Method

In a shaker, crush the ginger and tangerine slices. Top with ice, tequila, syrup, lime juice, and pomegranate juice. Cover tightly and shake for 15 seconds, until well chilled. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a few pomegranate seeds or cut a slit in the ginger slice and slip it onto the rim.

Garnish

Pomegranate seeds or thin slice of ginger, unpeeled