Blanco, white spirit, white, plata or silver tequila refers to a young, unaged tequila.
A sweet dark red blackcurrant liqueur. Consumed as a digestif or in cocktails like the Kir; 15% ABV.
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A naturally sweetened and carbonated beverage. It can be bought with or without the addition of alcohol, but this depends on which country you live in.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
Combine all ingredients, except ginger beer, in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a highball with fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lemon wheel. #shake #ontherocks
Adapted from Trader Vic’s revised bartenders manual, 1972.