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The Offering: A Tequila Cocktail

Pear and Tequila cocktail

A perfect blend of fall flavors.

Pears are one of fall’s best cocktail flavors, and in this recipe, a spiced pear shrub complements the oaky character of reposado tequila.


  • 1½ oz. reposado tequila
  • 1 oz. Cardamaro
  • ¾ oz. pear shrub
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:Collins
  • Garnish:rosemary sprig


Combine all the ingredients in a shaker, add ice, shake, and strain over fresh ice. Garnish.

Pear Shrub:
1 cup chopped pears
1½ cups Turbinado sugar
5 cinnamon sticks, broken
⅛ cup ground cardamom
½ cup sherry vinegar
½ cup white vinegar

Combine the chopped pears, cinnamon, cardamom and sugar in a container. Let sit for 2 days. Add the vinegar; stir vigorously, strain and quart. Makes ½ quart.

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