Za'atar Beetroot Tequila Honey Sour

Za'atar Beetroot Tequila Honey Sour

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INGREDIENTS

For the Cocktail:

  • 1.5 oz za'atar beetroot tequila (see below)
  • .5 oz fresh squeezed/strained lime juice
  • .5 oz honey syrup (see below)

For the Beetroot Tequila:

  • 1 small-medium beet, peeled and chopped into 1/4 inch chunks
  • 1 heaping tbsp za'atar
  • 1 cup tequila

For the Honey Syrup:

[using a kitchen scale, preferred method]

  • 128 grams very hot water
  • 200 grams honey

[OR, if you don't have a kitchen scale] 

  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup very hot water
DIRECTIONS

For the Cocktail:

(1) Combine all in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake hard for 15 seconds, then pour over one large ice cube in a short tumbler. Garnish with a lime sprinkled in za'atar, and (optional) edible flower petals.

For the Beetroot Tequila:

(1) Combine all and let sit, covered, in a cool dark space for two hours, stirring once halfway through. Strain and store in the fridge.

For the Honey Syrup:

(1) Stir or shake in a sealed container rapidly until completely combined. Store in the fridge.