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Chaparrita Dorada


Serves 1

  • by from Tequila: A Guide to Types, Flights, Cocktails, and Bites

A specialty of Ronaldo Colli from Bar Americano in San Francisco, CA.

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  • 6 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/2 fl. oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 fl. oz. agave nectar
  • 3/4 fl. oz. vanilla liqueur
  • 1-3/4 fl. oz. blanco tequila
  • 1 lemon zest strip, for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle 5 of the thyme sprigs with the lemon juice. Add the agave nectar, vanilla liqueur, tequila, and ice and shake for 5 seconds. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with the lemon zest strip and the remaining thyme sprig.

Photo: Lara Hata

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