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 This deliciously smooth and spicy cocktail was created by Evan Powell, General Manager of  Republic Garden & Lounge  in Charleston, South Carolina.

This deliciously smooth and spicy cocktail was created by Evan Powell, General Manager of Republic Garden & Lounge in Charleston, South Carolina.

 

Ingredients:
2 oz Herradura Reposado
2 oz Southern Twist Ginger & Jalapeno
1 oz Lemongrass Syrup 

3/4 oz fresh lime juice
Smoked sea salt

Directions:
Combine tequila, lemongrass syrup, Southern Twist Ginger & Jalapeno mix, and fresh lime juice in mixing tin. Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass that has been rimmed with smoked sea salt. Garnish with lime twist.

 

*(lemongrass syrup – combine 1 cup fresh chopped lemongrass with 2 cups water in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 30 min. Strain, then slowly add 1 cup sugar and stir until melted. Creates 1 cup of lemongrass syrup. refrigerate.)