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Recipe by Pourhouse Bar Manager Adam Domet. A re-interpretation of that summer classic, the Margarita, with the licorice-y hint of absinthe.

• 2 oz Altos Blanco Tequila

• 0.5 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao

• 1 tsp St. George absinthe

• 2 tsp lime juice

• 0.5 oz Five Alive Cordial (see below)

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice and stir until well chilled. Strain into a  well-chilled cocktail glass. Serves 1.

Five Alive Cordial

Note that you will need an electronic scale for this recipe.

• 75 g orange zest (bitter white pith removed)

• 75 g lime zest

• 5 oz orange juice

• 2.5 oz lime juice

• 50 g sugar

• 5 g salt

• 2 cinnamon sticks

Combine all ingredients in a small pot and stir over low heat for 20 minutes. Let cool, then strain into a clean jar or bottle. Label date and refrigerate. Cordial will last 5 days. Makes a little less than 1 cup.

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