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 Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Makes: 1 drink

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  • 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