COCKTAIL:

-3 oz. Corralejo Blanco tequila
-3 oz. fresh-squeezed pineapple juice
-1 oz. Licor 43
-Juice of half of a lime
-Nickel-sized drop of agave nectar

FOR GLASS RIM:

-1 Tbs. cinnamon
-1 Tbs. granulated sugar
-Orange slice, dipped in cinnamonsugar mix, for garnish

TO CREATE:
1. Mix sugar and cinnamon and dipglass rim in the mixture
2. Shake allcocktail ingredients horizontally ina cocktail shaker for two minutes.
3. Pour over ice into the cinnamonsugar-rimmed glass.
4. Garnishwith orange slice.

Idea courtesy of PALATE. Palate, in Milford, infuses its own liquors and prides itself on its creative concoctions. Owner Bristol Hibbert says Palate’s South African Margarita, the restaurant’s best-selling cocktail, is an homage to friends from the country.

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