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Ginger Silver Coin


Adapted from a recipe by Brett Davis, beverage director at Grasshopper, Durham, North Carolina.

2 ounces Herradura Silver Tequila
1 ounce Cointreau
2 ounces fresh lime juice
1 ounce ginger simple syrup*
1 lime wheel, for garnish
*Ginger Simple Syrup:
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup water
2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
Shake over ice and strain into a salt-rimmed chilled cocktail glass. Add the garnish.

For the syrup: In a nonreactive saucepan over medium heat, heat the water and the sugar, stirring frequently, until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Pour the syrup into a jar, add the ginger, and allow to infuse overnight. Strain through a double layer of dampened cheesecloth, and store in the refrigerator.