Siesta Recipe

Photo: Robyn Lee

This spin on the Hemingway Daiquiri was created in 2006 by Katie Stipe (who's at New York's Vandaag now.) Tequila adds warmth to bitter Campari; it's a luxurious cocktail that's a bit like sipping candied grapefruit peel.

This cocktail is featured Jim Meehan's PDT Cocktail Book.

Recipe Details

Siesta Recipe

Active 5 mins
Total 5 mins
Serves 1 serving


  • 2 ounces silver tequila (100% agave)

  • 1/2 ounce Campari

  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup

  • Garnish: grapefruit twist


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add tequila, Campari, lime juice, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup. Shake well and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with grapefruit twist.

Special Equipment

Cocktail shaker, strainer

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
774 Calories
2g Fat
165g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 774
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 165g 60%
Dietary Fiber 16g 58%
Total Sugars 119g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 340mg 1,702%
Calcium 227mg 17%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 1432mg 30%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)