Recipe courtesy of John Green

The Idol

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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1 1/2 ounces silver tequila, such as Patron

1/2 ounce orange-flavored liqueur, such as Triple Sec

3/4 ounce Sweetened Lime Juice, recipe follows

1/2 ounce mango syrup, such as Monin

Sweetened Lime Juice:

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

1/2 ounce simple syrup 


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, Sweetened Lime Juice and mango syrup. Shake for 8 to 10 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.

Sweetened Lime Juice:

  1. Combine the lime juice and simple syrup in a glass. Stir to blend.
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