Is cranberry sauce or relish always on your Thanksgiving table and never or barely touched? Try a prelude to Thanksgiving dinner with this innovative cocktail and a touch of cranberry created by the mixologists at Avenue Restaurant in Long Branch, New Jersey. If you are visiting the Jersey Shore, Avenue is a "must" dining destination with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Cranberry Jalapeno Mezcal Margarita
- 1 oz. Mezcal
- 1 oz. Triple Sec
- 1 oz. Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
- ½ oz. Jalapeno Sour Mix
- ½ oz. Lime Juice
- 2 T. Fresh Cranberry Jam
- Garnish: 5 Spice Rim (Star Anise, Fennel, Cinnamon, Schezuan Pepper, & Cloves)
Combine all ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain over clean ice.
Salud and Happy Thanksgiving!
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