Bars

This One Is For All The Margarita Lovers

By Jacqui Thompson - 11 Jul 2013

There is nothing better after a hard week at work (actually, any night of the week will do) than sipping down on the salty-tequila bite of a straight-up margarita. 

Now, not all margaritas are created equal, so we engaged the talents of Old Growler's Jordan Blackman (he is up for Rookie Bartender Of The Year) to give us his take on this Mexican delight. 

Firstly, Jordan has created a variation on a Tommy's Margarita and the second will be hitting the Old Growler cocktail list in the near future.

Now, not only is the Old Growler awesome, and a civilised 50-metre stroll down from the Kings Cross Coca-Cola sign, but they have also started Friday Sounds—from dinner service (the kitchen do a top job) to the dance floor, with Jeremy Hansen, Marcus King, and guests providing the sounds.

Tommy Montana

40ml Ocho Blanco Tequila

10ml Campari

30ml Fresh lime juice

15ml Agave syrup

Vida Mescal float

Shaken and served short over ice, sans salt rim. Grapefruit wedge garnish.

El Puerco

30ml Vida Mescal

30ml Pork belly fat-washed Campari

30ml Antica Formula sweet vermouth

1 dash Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate Bitters

Stirred down and served short over ice. Orange zest garnish.

Old Growler

216-218 William Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

[email protected]

Opening hours Tuesday to Saturday 5pm – 12am; Sunday 2:30pm – 10pm

Image credit top: Maurice King Pinterest

Image credit below: Kesia Miranda Pinterest

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