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Tequila Cocktail

The traditional way to drink tequila is to place some salt on the back of the left hand between the base of the thumb and index finger. Taking care not to spill the salt, hold a halved lime in the same hand. Then hold a small tequila glass in the right hand. Lick a little salt, down the tequila and immediately suck the lime.

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100ml/3˝fl oz/scant ˝ cup white tequila
90ml/6 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
30ml/2 tbsp grenadine syrup
Crushed ice
Twists of lime rind, to serve


Serves: 2


Combine the tequila, lime juice and grenadine syrup in a mixing glass and stir to mix thoroughly.

Three-quarters fill two cocktail glasses with crushed ice and carefully pour the tequila cocktail mixture into each glass. Serve each drink with one or two short drinking straws and a twist of lime rind.

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