The Guavarita

The Guavarita

The mixologist at Bar Americain who gave us this recipe had one thing in mind when creating this cocktail: to come up with something tropical, refreshing, and—most importantly—loaded with tequila.Debbie Snow

The mixologist at Bar Americain who gave us this recipe had one thing in mind when creating this cocktail: to come up with something tropical, refreshing, and—most importantly—loaded with tequila.

The Guavarita
Looking for something tropical, refreshing, and loaded with tequila? Try this twist on the traditional margarita.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 5 pieces fresh basil, torn into small pieces
  • 1 12 oz. guava nectar
  • 3 oz. Don Julio Reposada tequila
  • 14 oz. fresh lime juice

Instructions

  1. In a shaker, mix basil, guava nectar, tequila, and lime juice—taking care not to muddle the basil—then shake and serve, over ice, in a rocks glass.