The Aptly Named Backyard Vacation Cocktail
Like margaritas but want something more? Try Hella Bitters' Backyard Vacation and go on a trip right at home. This recipe uses the Hella Bitters citrus bitters shaken with tequila, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, triple sec, fresh lime juice and muddled cucumber and cilantro for a refreshing drink that has quite a delicious bite!
Hella Bitter Backyard Vacation Cocktail Recipe
- 2 oz Espolon Tequila Reposado
- .5 oz St. Germain
- .5 oz Triple Sec
- .75 fresh lime juice
- .25 oz Demerara syrup
- 3 dashes Citrus Bitters
- 2 slices cucumber
- 6 cilantro leaves
- In a shaker, muddle the cilantro leaves and cucumber.
- Add tequila, St. Germain, Triple Sec, bitters, lime juice and syrup. Shake vigorously.
- Salt the rim of a rocks glass, add ice to right below salt rim and strain the cocktail into glass. If you want, garnish with a sprig of cilantro.