The grapefruit soda featured in this recipe makes for a great cocktail mixer, adding acidity, sweetness and slight effervescence to this tasty summer cooler.
Recipe by: imbibe
- 2 oz. blanco tequila
- 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1 bottle grapefruit soda, like Jarritos
- 1 fresh dill sprig
- 2 cucumber wheels
- Tools: shaker, muddler, strainer
- Glass: Collins
- Garnish: kosher salt, dill sprig, 3 cucumber wheels
In a shaker, muddle the cucumber wheels and dill. Add the tequila and lime juice and shake with ice. Strain (do not double strain) into an ice-filled Collins glass. Place two cucumber slices against the walls of the Collins glass and then fill with soda. Top with two pinches of salt and then garnish with a long dill sprig and float the last cucumber wheel on top.