What inspired you to create this cocktail? “Turmeric and ginger happen to be some of my favorite flavors.”
When would you serve this drink? “During golden hour on my front porch.”
What music would you pair it with? ““Spinning away” by Brian Eno and John Cale.”
What food would you pair it with? “Pupusas.”
Name the person (dead or alive) you’d like to make this cocktail for. “William Faulkner.”
By Aileen Quigley
- 2 oz Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Añejo Tequila (Order on Drizly)
- .75 oz Lemon juice
- .75 oz Ginger Turmeric Simple Syrup*
- Glass: Mason jar, rimmed with a mix of Kosher salt, black pepper, ginger & turmeric
Run a lemon wedge around the rim of a mason jar. Dip the moistened rim of the glass into a dish filled with a mix of Kosher salt, black pepper, ginger and turmeric. Set aside the glass. Add all of the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared mason jar filled with fresh ice.
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1 cup Water
- .5 tsp Ground ginger powder
- .25 tsp Turmeric powder
Add all of the ingredients to a small saucepan and heat until the sugar is fully dissolved. Let the syrup cool and pour into a clean container.
Thank you Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® for collaborating with Half Full on the Bartenders At Home cocktail video series.
Interview has been condensed and edited.
Jose Cuervo® Tequila. 40% Alc./Vol. (80 proof). Trademarks owned by Tequila Cuervo La Rojeña, S.A. de C.V. ©2020 Proximo, Jersey City, NJ. Please drink responsibly.