Developed by astrologer/bartender Patricia Clark Hippolyte especially for fun-loving Sagittarius, these mouth-puckering Jell-O shots turn the classic margarita on its head. Ginger simple syrup adds a bit of Asian-inspired flavor, a nod to Sagittarius' love of travel. See the recipe »
We love stirring or shaking fruit preserves into our cocktails during the winter months as a lovely reminder of summer's bounty—try combining tequila with black currant jam, rum with fig jelly, or orange marmalade with whiskey.
In this refinement of a margarita is served by bartender Dave Power at The Feral Pig in Lihue, Kauai. The tequila is tightly tempered with a relatively small amount of tart fruit as it blossoms upon the sweetness of crème de cassis.
With fresh cantaloupe and lime juices, a chile-salt-sugar rim, and a generous dose of tequila, the Borderline Escape cocktail transports me back to the chaotic excitement that for me, is Mexico in its truest form.