Salty Raccoon Margarita

salty-raccoon-vertical-crdt-leigh-ann beverley.Named after Harold’s Cabin’s official mascot, the earthy, sweet notes of fresh rosemary give this margarita fresh flavor.

1½ oz. blanco tequila
1 oz. rosemary syrup
1 oz. fresh lime juice
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: rosemary sprig, smoked sea salt

Line half the rim of a rocks glass with smoked sea salt; add ice and set aside. Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into the ice-filled glass. Char a sprig of rosemary and add as garnish.

Rosemary Syrup: Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add 1 cup of sugar and 4-5 sprigs of fresh rosemary. Take off the heat and cool. Strain into a jar and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Drew Childers, Harold’s Cabin, Charleston, South Carolina