Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita

jalapeno margaritaJalapeños up the spice while cucumber cools things down in this Margarita riff.

2 oz. blanco tequila
½ oz. triple sec
½ oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. agave syrup (1:1)
3 fresh jalapeño wheels
3 fresh cucumber wheels
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: lime wedge and salted rim

In a shaker, muddle the jalapeño and cucumber. Add the other ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass; garnish.

Horchata, New York