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lexpatti Aug 5, 2011 03:21 PM

this was fantastic: muddle a slice of ginger w/ mint leaves, lime juice, grand manier and silver tequila. Add ice the ginger beer

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  1. EvergreenDan RE: lexpatti Aug 6, 2011 06:26 AM

    Ginger beer? In a Margarita variation? Next someone will be putting Chartreuse in a Negroni. ;)

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      davis_sq_pro RE: EvergreenDan Aug 6, 2011 09:10 AM

      Hah! Did you try it yet?

      I'm not sure about the ginger beer--it seems like the original post was truncated. Muddled ginger in a Margarita certainly sounds pretty tasty though.

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        EvergreenDan RE: davis_sq_pro Aug 6, 2011 11:16 AM

        I the whole thing.

        I'm bringing a "Margarita" bar to a party tomorrow. Just found Espolon blanco for $20 at SavMor / Alewife, Cambridge, MA. I'm going to bring the tequila and three pre-made mix-ins: Classic (Agavero orange liqueur, lime), Armenita (Peach liqueur, lime, green Chartreuse), and Margara (Creole Shrubb, lime, Cynar, Angostura Orange) Instructions for recommended ratio of Tequila to mix-in, ice, and some jars to shake in. Should be fun.

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          davis_sq_pro RE: EvergreenDan Aug 6, 2011 11:20 AM

          Toss in some sangrita and you have perfection on your hands :-)

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            nickls RE: EvergreenDan Aug 6, 2011 03:46 PM

            Hey, thanks for the tip Dan. Just about out of tequila and have been wanting to try Espolon. At $20 it's a done deal.

            Is that their standard price or was it on sale or something?

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              davis_sq_pro RE: nickls Aug 6, 2011 07:09 PM

              That's the standard price. I tried the reposado a while back (I think I got it for $16 or so--some ridiculously cheap price) and was pleased. Not quite as smooth as some of the more expensive brands, but definitely good enough for a Margarita and a fantastic value.

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                EvergreenDan RE: davis_sq_pro Aug 6, 2011 08:17 PM

                Sure. Pee on my bargain. ;)

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            lexpatti RE: davis_sq_pro Aug 8, 2011 08:40 PM

            yes, it is ginger beer added at the end , over the ice........its fantastic.

        2. invinotheresverde RE: lexpatti Aug 10, 2011 02:40 PM

          I also like ginger with tequila. Armsby Abbey in Worcester does a drink with blanco, ginger and pineapple. They're douchebags, but the drink is fantastic.

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