“El Reyes Del Reyes” Margarita – People’s Choice Winner
Created by Pete Hoge of Kingfisher Bar & Grill with Harrison Hammeroff of Bluefin
2 oz. Tequila Semental Plata
1 oz. Patron Citron
2 oz. Fresh Made Sour Mix
Juice of 1 medium Persian Lime
Smoked Sea Salt to rim the glass
Lime Ice Swizzle
Rim glasses with smoked salt. In a mixing glass, combine ice, tequila, and sour. Shake and strain over ice and top with squeezed lime juice. Garnish with lime ice swizzle.
Marguerite Nouveau – World’s Greatest Margarita (Judges’ winner)
Created by Harold Garlend, Cup Café
2 oz. Patron Silver
.75 oz fresh key lime juice
.75 oz coriander-infused agave nectar
.25 oz fresh grapefruit juice
Two dashes Regan’s oranger bitters
Top with Solerno blood orange foam
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake hard. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Fill rest of glass with a healthy layer of blood orange foam. Gently rest a sprig of cilantro on the foam for nose and color.
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