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COCKTAIL RECIPE: SPARKLING MAPLE & GRAPEFRUIT MARGARITA

Take your classic Margarita recipe to a new level with a touch of maple and grapefruit.


Recipe & Photo by @the.boozy.ginger

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It's the weekend! And it's a gorgeous day here in Georgia, which means I'm ready for a rare winter cocktail hour on the patio!


Created by @the.boozy.ginger, this Sparkling Maple & Grapefruit Margarita has my name written alllll over it. With grapefruit in season here, it would be rude not to enjoy it in every way, shape, and form.


COCKTAIL: Sparkling Maple & Grapefruit Margarita


INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 oz Tequila

1/2 oz Maple syrup

1/2 oz Fresh lime juice

1/2 oz Fresh grapefruit juice

2 oz Prosecco

Garnish: Grapefruit slice and a fresh rosemary sprig


DIRECTIONS:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Combine Tequila, maple syrup, lime juice, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass with crushed ice. Top with Prosecco and garnish with a grapefruit slice and a sprig of fresh rosemary.


MAKE IT A MOCKTAIL: For a non-boozy version of this drink, I suggest you leave out the Tequila, double the juice ratios, and swap the Prosecco for sparkling water. I think a citrus sparkling water like Grapefruit La Croix would be the perfect replacement!



Allie is the founder of Parched Around the World and the owner of Parched Global, LLC, a communications company based in Atlanta, GA. She's a Certified Sommelier and a foodie at heart, and is forever suffering from a severe case of wanderlust! When life allows, you can find Allie traveling around the world and photographing her adventures both domestically and abroad. Feel free to get in touch with her by email at allie@parchedaroundtheworld.com or to connect on Instagram at @aaalbanese and @parchedaroundtheworld.