RECIPE

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The vodka in your classic Sex on the Beach doesn’t exactly complement the peach schnapps and fruit juice—it’s mostly there to give the cocktail a strong, boozy kick. So Milagro brand ambassador Jaime Salas decided to swap out the neutral spirit for something that would actually add some flavor to the cocktail while still melding with the other ingredients: tequila. Salas blends blanco tequila with a mélange of fruit juices, peach schnapps and, in an unconventional twist, hibiscus tea, for a fruity, sweet and slightly drier variation on the colorful cocktail.

FLAVOR PROFILE
Sweet, Dry
STRENGTH

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • .5 oz Peach Schnapps
  • .75 oz Orange Juice
  • .75 oz Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • 1.5 oz Fruit Juices
  • .5 oz Agua de Jamaica
  • Pineapple slice, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

Step one

Pour all ingredients, save for the garnish, into a shaker tin and shake.

Step two

Strain into a lowball glass and add fresh ice.

Step three

Garnish with a pineapple slice.

Contributed by Jaime Salas

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