Thursday, January 7, 2016

Day 7 Ruby Tequila Martini

Ruby Tequila Martini

Not everything is food.  Time for a good cocktail

2 oz. White (Blanco) Tequila
1/2 oz. Dry Vermouth
2 oz. Grapefruit Juice
10-12 drops Blood Orange Bitters
Twist of Grapefruit rind
Sugar to rim glasses
ice for shaker and chilled glasses

The above ingredients are for one drink. Peel some long strips of zest from the grapefruit.

 Freshly squeeze a bag of grapefruit.

 Slightly wet the rim of a glass. Rotate the rim of the glass in sugar.  Add all ingredients except rind to a shaker filled with ice.  Shake well.  Pour into glass.  Add grapefruit rind.  Add a pinch of sugar to the drink

Soundtrack  Emisunshine and the Rain - Black Sunday '35

Before dinner drink.

Adapted from Martha Stewart.

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