What’s better than combining a refreshing Classic Margarita with Agua de Jamaica? It’s one of the best party tricks… just shake up your marg ingredients with some yummy jamaica and you have a specialty cocktail! Get extra fancy by grinding up course salt with dried hibiscus flowers for your glass rim. Click the link below for our Agua de Jamaica recipe. Shop our Barware Collection for beautiful glassware and tools needed to make your margarita concocting easier.
Note: Tools needed include a cocktail shaker, mortar & pestle and lime squeezer or juicer, but you can work around it if you don't have these items. Also, the Agua de Jamaica already includes fresh lime juice, but feel free to squeeze one lime wedge into each serving for added citrus flavor.
Hibiscus Salted Rim (optional)
Add salt and dried hibiscus to mortar and grind it up with pestle until well combined but still course. Get our Wooden Mortar & Pestle here.
To get lime wedge, cut the lime in half lengthwise then cut three wedges from each half lime to yield 6 small wedges total.
Using your knife, carefully make a slit across the inside center of each lime wedge.
Place hibiscus salt on shallow dish that has enough flat surface to cover at least the diameter of your glass.
Run one lime wedge around the rim of your glass and set lime wedge aside.
Dip rim of glass into hibiscus salt and add as much salt as desired. Set glass aside.
Add ice to cocktail shaker. If you don't have a cocktail shaker, just add straight to glass and stir instead.
Add the margarita ingredients and Agua de Jamaica to shaker.
Place lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds.
Remove lid and pour margarita with ice into rocks glass.
Place lime wedge on rim and enjoy!