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Cocktail of the Week: Pineapple Sage Tequila

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then you deserve a happy hour that’s a little more...hmmm. What’s the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content. Please drink responsibly.

The Pineapple Sage Tequila is a refreshing use of herbs in a cocktail. The pineapple flavor smooths out the bitterness of the sage and the reposado tequila is just the right transition agent needed to bring it all together. One sip of the refreshing cocktail and you will be ready for anything your day brings. Another great recipe from the Food Network magazine.

INGREDIENTS

  • Sugar
  • Pineapple chunks
  • Sage leaves
  • Reposado Tequila
  • Lemon

HOW TO MAKE IT

  1. Add one cup of sugar to one cup of water.
  2. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Set aside (this is your simple syrup!)
  3. Muddle 4 pineapple chunks, 2 large sage leaves, and .5 oz of simple syrup in shaker
  4. Add 2 oz. tequila and .5 oz. lemon juice.
  5. Fill with ice and shake.
  6. Strain into a glass.
  7. Enjoy!

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