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Chaparrita Dorada

Lara Hata

Servings: 1

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

This recipe is excerpted from Tequila: A Guide to Types, Flights, Cocktails, and Bites.


  • 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.

    tequila: guide to types, flights, cocktails, and bites cookbook weir


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