It’s hot, y’all. Real hot. And my favorite way to beat the heat is with a cocktail, amiright? So Aaron has agreed to be my man model for the Official Rosemary on the TV Summer Cocktail Series. Beginning now and continuing till I don’t feel like doing it anymore, I’ll be serving up an ice cold cocktail recipe every week. Let’s begin, shall we?
This saucy senorita is perfect if you’re a margarita drinker looking to spread your wingspan a bit. It’s light and refreshing and probably the smoothest tequila drink I’ve ever had.
3 oz. grapefruit soda
juice of half a lime
Rim a glass with lime juice and dip in margarita salt. I used this lime-flavored margarita salt from Williams-Sonoma. If you don’t like salt on the rim of your drinks (I normally don’t), mix a pinch of salt into your drink. Trust. The salt is essential to this drink.
Fill glass with ice and mix tequila and lime juice. Top with grapefruit soda. I used San Pellegrino Pompelmo, but Izze would also work and maybe add a bit more color. I think the Mexican soda brand Jarritos also makes a grapefruit soda. Top with a lime slice and enjoy!