Ginger Beer Margarita

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1 1/2 ounces silver tequila

1/2 teaspoon fresh lime zest

1 ounce fresh lime juice 

1 ounce fresh orange juice 

Simple syrup, optional 

3 ounces ginger beer, cold 

Lime wedge, for garnish 

Directions

  1. Combine the tequila, lime zest, lime juice, orange juice and a few ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds. Pour into a rocks glass over ice. Taste, and stir in some simple syrup if you'd like it sweeter. Top off with the ginger beer and garnish with a lime wedge.

Cook’s Note

To make simple syrup, bring equal parts sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Cool and chill.