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Country Cocktail Recipe: The Sassy Sash

Mama June is a two-step closer to competing in the mother-daughter pageant and sashaying through the competition to win the coveted crown and sash. Need a little sash sass in your life? This is what WE are sipping on!

serves 6

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

1 gal. of Grapefruit Juice
6 oz. Tequila
1 oz. Agave Syrup
1 oz. Ginger Syrup
1 oz. Lime Juice
10 slices of Ginger Root
1 Grapefruit (optional)
Candied Ginger (optional)

GINGER SIMPLE SYRUP:

1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Water
5-10 slices of Ginger Root

MAKE GINGER SIMPLE SYRUP:

In a small pot, combine sugar and water, bring to a simmer and stir until sugar is fully dissolved. Add sliced ginger and let simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off heat and let cool down. Let ginger continue to soak for at least 3 hours or up to overnight.

THE SASSY SASH:

Combine grapefruit juice and ginger slices and leave for an hour (or up to overnight for a stronger ginger flavor). Combine tequila, agave, lime juice and ginger syrup. Strain out ginger slices from juice and add 1½ cups of grapefruit ginger juice. Pour over ice and add fresh sliced grapefruit and candied ginger for garnish.

Voila! A drink that comes with a little sass!

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