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The Heat Wave (Spicy Marg)



HEAT WAVE (Spicy Marg)

This take on a margarita is both spicy and skinny. We made it super low cal by replacing simple syrup with agave nectar — the obvious choice for an agave cocktail. As for the spice, it requires a bit of planning ahead, but it’s totally worth it. Go with a quarter jalapeño infusion, sans seeds, for a mild burn. Leave the seeds for mid-range heat. And scale up from there, infusion time and quantity, if you like a real scorcher. Shake, pour, and enjoy. Cheers!

2 oz. Ritual Tequila Alternative
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 oz. triple sec
½ oz. agave nectar
½ jalapeño pepper
Basil Leaf
Tajin or Valentina Seasoning (for rim)

Pour Tequila Alternative over jalapeño and basil, sliced lengthwise, in a cocktail shaker. Let sit at room temperature for at least 15 minutes. The longer, the spicier. Add lime, triple sec, agave and ice. Shake shake shake. Pour over ice into your salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with jalapeño slices and basil leaf.


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THE RITUAL PALOMA

2 oz. Ritual Tequila Alternative
½ oz. lime juice
4 oz. grapefruit soda

Pour Ritual Tequila Alternative and lime juice into a glass with ice. Top with grapefruit soda and garnish with lime.

ALL DAY MARGARITA

2 oz. Ritual Tequila Alternative
1 oz. orange juice
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup
Lime slice or wedge

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, shake, shake. Pour into a cocktail glass, garnish with a lime slice or wedge.