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Arts and Entertainment Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 2 years ago

Drink This: Cucumber Jalapeño ‘Rita

This summer cocktail with a kick is the perfect way to cool off this month.
by: Columnist Columnist


  • 2 ounces preferred tequila (an añejo is recommended)
  •  ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • Muddled cucumber slices (skin on or off)
  • Muddled jalapeño slice (more for more heat)
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh orange juice
  • Sweetened, to taste (raw sugar or alternative sweetener)


Shake all ingredients together with ice, and strain over clean ice. Then rim the glass with sugar and chili pepper blend.

— Amy Berlin, assistant vice president at Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar

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