Show Me the Way, double cocktail

Tequila, in a cocktail, needs its sweet and tart companions to make it work. The Galliano steps in with the sweet, Aperol adds a touch of bitter and color, and grapefruit juice provides a citrus balance. While this drink is for two, the recipe can be multiplied for a large party gathered around bowls of salsa and chips while watching a 2014 World Cup game.

Show Me the Way (for 2) ShowMeTheWay vert
4 ounces tequila
2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
1/2 ounce Galliano
1/4 ounce Aperol

Pour all the ingredients into an ice-filled pitcher. Stir until combined and chilled. Strain into chilled cocktail glasses. Garnish with thin grapefruit wedges.

Tasting notes: Balanced mixture of strong, bitter, tart and sweet works well together.

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