Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
12 drinks (6-ounce) cocktails
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Hibiscus syrup:
Cocktail:

Directions

For the syrup: Put the sugar, water, hibiscus flowers, and ginger in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and set aside to steep for 30 minutes. Strain and refrigerate until chilled.

To make the cocktail: Combine the tequila, 2 cups of the hibiscus syrup, lime juice, and orange liqueur in a large pitcher. (The vampiro can be made up to this point a day ahead and refrigerated.)

To serve, fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, add the some of the vampiro and shake until chilled. Strain and serve straight-up in a cocktail glass garnished with lime slices. Alternatively, serve over ice in a rocks glass.

Cook's Note

Hibiscus flowers can be found in most Latin markets and is often labeled by its Jamaican name Sorrel.

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