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Watershed Distillery: Twist on Classic Margarita

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Watershed Distillery is sharing their margarita recipe on National Margarita Day.

Mixologist Catharine Manabat appears frequently on FOX19 Morning News and is always coming up with a creative spin on classic cocktails:

STANDARD SOUR MIX:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar,
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice,
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • In a medium size sauce pan over medium high heat add sugar and water. Stir until sugar dissolves, bring to a boil, then turn off heat. Allow mixture to cool and then add lemon juice and lime juice and stir. Store in an airtight container and keep in the fridge.

GRAPEFRUIT SOUR MIX:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup shredded fennel fronds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • In a medium size sauce pan over medium high heat add sugar and water. Stir until sugar dissolves and then vanilla extract and fennel fronds. Bring mixture up a to boil, and then lower heat. Simmer for 15 minutes. Strain simple syrup and once mixture has cooled add grapefruit juice and lemon juice.

 
LADY MARGARITE

  • ¾ oz tequila
  •  ¾ oz Watershed Bourbon Barrel Aged Gin
  •  ½ oz. triple sec 2 oz. Grapefruit sour mix
  • Add all ingredients to a shaker tin, shake very well and strain onto new ice.

Garnish with a grapefruit round or fennel frond.

Enjoy!

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