Cocktail O’Clock: Olives + Tequila?
We’re big fans of dirty martinis here at Endless Simmer, not to mention pickle-tinis, and pretty much any other way to salty up a cocktail. What we’d never heard of before was an olive-and-tequila concoction.
With National Tequila Day just around the corner (July 24, as you surely know), it’s about time to take a look at the Mexican martini.
This Austin, Texas speciality comes to us by way of Tex-Mex cantina El Original in New York City and we have to say this one looks worth trying.
Recipe by Garrett Flanagan for El Original
- 1.5 oz. Lime Juice
- 1.5 oz. Simple Syrup
- 3 oz. Tequila
- 0.5 oz. Olive Juice
Shake with ice, pour into martini glass, garnish with olives and enjoy!