The tart lime and kumquat make this cocktail from Debbi Peek of The Bristol in Chicago an ideal option for margarita or mojito-lovers who are looking to branch out. Be sure to shake vigorously to get the oils from the herbs and fruit into the drink.
- 3 lime wedges
- 4 kumquats, cut in half
- 10 rosemary needles
- Scant 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 ounces cachaça
- Garnish: rosemary sprig and additional sliced kumquats
In a mixing glass, muddle lime wedges, kumquats, rosemary needles, and sugar. Add cachaça and fill with ice. Shake well. Pour ingredients unstrained into a rocks glass. Garnish with rosemary sprig and additional sliced kumquats.