Margarita La Condesa

la condesa margaritaMexico’s Damiana liqueur and fresh pineapple juice put a fresh twist on the Margarita. Austin’s Nate Wales fancies up the salted rim with flecks of dried Nopal cactus and lemongrass.

1 1/2 oz. blanco tequila
3/4 oz. Damiana
3/4 oz. fresh pineapple juice
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1/4 oz. agave nectar
1 oz. filtered water
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: salted rim

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice cubes into a salt-rimmed rocks glass.

Nate Wales, La Condesa, Austin, Texas