My husband rarely orders sweet drinks. Like ever. I mean he doesn’t necessarily drink lime juice straight…but I’d put money on him doing it when I’m not around. So this recipe was born out of his love for both citrus & local honey. & it is DELICIOUS. Keep reading for all the delectable details!
The first thing you need to do is gather your ingredients. When you’re working with such a pure recipe- please do pay attention to the quality of your alcohol! What really makes this shine isn’t the fresh limes. Are they tasty? Obviously. But it is actually the Agavero Orange Liqueur. You can’t get the same flavor with fresh oranges even! The taste & smell is very much so bursting with orange flavor, but you really taste that zest & depth from the fruit shining through. I don’t usually like liquor on its own but this is one of the few I could add to iced tea or sip. The tequila is the Gran Centenario Plata which is an 100% agave tequila & is incredibly smooth.
- 1 oz Gran Centenario Plata Tequila
- 1 oz Agavero Orange Liqueur
- 2 tablespoons honey, raw
- 2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh
- ¼ cup water depending on your ice & strength preference
- Honey for around the rim of your glass then dipped in salt or sugar depending on preference.
- Sliced limes or wedges.
- Create your honey concoction one of two ways- warm or iced. The goal is to break down the sugars so they blend in with the drink itself. You can either heat up the honey in twice as much water to create a simple syrup or shake vigorously in the ice with added water.
- Shake or blend the rest of your ingredients except water & optionals. Mix well.
- Pour into your glass then top with desired options & add more water if desired to taste.
To get the rim just right is actually really easy. But I think it adds something a bit special! Take a bit of honey on your fingertip & run it around the edge of the glass prior to dipping into salt, sugar, or a mixture of the two. It really helps it stick & provides a nice flavor while sipping.
What are some of your favorite margarita flavors? Any tips & tricks you always go back to? Have you tried the Agavero Orange Liqueur yet?