Nothing beats the refreshing crisp-tangy-sweet taste of a cold cider on a warm day. Welcome spring with this ridiculously simple cocktail that will have your guests guessing the secret ingredient.
0.5 oz (15ml) simple syrup infused with mint
0.5 oz (15ml) fresh lime juice
2 oz (60ml) reposado tequila
4 oz (118) apple cider, chilled
1 oz (30ml) triple sec
Dash of bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain, and serve in a chilled glass.
This original article first appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.