This balanced margarita picks up a lick of sweet from pineapple, kicks in heat from jalapeño, and mellows it all out with tepache, the fermented drink made from pineapple rinds.
What You Get
Tequila Orange juice
What You’ll Need
Each recipe makes 2 cocktails
Each kit makes up to 12 cocktails
15 minutes active time
15 minutes total time
To make the sweet-and-spicy rims, on a plate, combine 2 teaspoons sugar, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon cayenne, and 1 teaspoon lime zest. Moisten the rims of 2 glasses with a pineapple chunk and roll the rims in the sugar mixture to coat.
In the base of a cocktail shaker, muddle ¼ cup pineapple chunks and 1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño. Transfer to the prepared glasses. Fill the glasses halfway with ice.
In the cocktail shaker, combine 4 ounces tequila, 3 ounces orange juice, and 1 ounce agave. Shake well and pour over the ice. Top off with the tepache and serve cold.