Categories
Cocktail Recipes

There Was a Man, There Was a Woman

This cantaloupe and tequila sour utilizes herbal chartreuse and nutty sherry to bring out rich flavors perfect for both late summer and winter.

2 oz Reposado Tequila

1/2 oz Green Chartreuse

1/2 oz Amontillado Sherry

3/4 oz Lime

3/4 oz Cantaloupe Syrup

Squirt Citrus Soda

Tajin

  1. Rim a glass half way with Tajin spice mixture. Set aside.
  2. Combine tequila, chartreuse, sherry, syrup, and lime in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  3. Shake well, about 30 seconds.
  4. Strain over one large ice cube in spice rimmed glass. Top with desired amount of citrus soda and stir to combine.

Cantaloupe Syrup

1 cup Water

1 cup Granulated Sugar

1 Cup Cantaloupe, cubed

  1. Cut 1 cup of fresh cantaloupe into cubes. Set aside.
  2. Bring water to a rolling boil over medium-high heat. Slowly stir sugar into hot water until dissolved.
  3. Add cantaloupe to syrup. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool completely.
  4. Add syrup with cantaloupe to a sealable container and store in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  5. Remove syrup from container and strain. Discard solids and return syrup to an airtight container. Store chilled for up to 2 weeks.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s