The Ginger Margarita

I’ve been eyeballing this bottle Ginger Liqueur at the Liquor store. You might have seen it, the bottle is shaped similarly to a piece of bamboo in a tall frosted bottle. Domaine de Canton is the brand. Anyway I thought it would make a great mixer but at $30 a bottle I wanted to sample it first. Turns out my local hole had some airplane bottles for $4 bucks so it was mixing time. After playing with a few bottles I came about this.

The Ginger Marq

2oz. Blanco Tequila
1oz. Canton Ginger Liqueur
1/2 Lime, juiced
Splash of Club Soda

Its one damn tasty cocktail with a little bite from the ginger. The tequila was El Charro which is available for under $15 bucks, its a decent sipper and a great 100% agave mixer without breaking the bank.

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4 Responses to “The Ginger Margarita”

  1. templedowntown Says:

    If you liked the Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, try shaking it with Crop Organic Cucumber Vodka. We call it ‘East Meets West.’ Cheers!

  2. Karen Says:

    Your cocktail sounds very good. I’ll have to look for the ginger liqueur when we are in New Hampshire. I don’t think the stores here in our part of Maine will carry it.

    • elcazadordetaco Says:

      The brand is Domaine de Canton, if you cant find it check out shoppersvineyard.com or another online retailer if your state accepts incoming alcohol shipments.

      Try TempleDowntowns recipe below too. I made a variation on it last night

      2oz Vodka
      1oz Ginger Liqueur
      5-6 thinly sliced cucumbers
      over ice

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