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Thirsty Thursday: Butter Midtown’s Ghost Margarita recipe

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With Labor Day sneaking up on us next weekend, it’s the perfect excuse to indulge in a cocktail that’s essentially summer in a glass. We asked Butter Midtown‘s Beverage Director Raffaello Van Coutenfor his best margarita recipe and they did not disappoint. Check out the recipe for their Ghost Margarita below:

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2oz Avion Silver Tequila
1/2 oz Grand Mariner
1/2 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1.5oz Ghost Chili Simple Syrup

To make the syrup:
Take 1 cup of water and 1 cup of brown demerara with one dried ghost chili pepper, bring to a boil and let cool.

To make the cocktail:
Add all ingredients together with ice in a cocktail shaker, shake and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass that has been prepped with a chili salt rim.Serve with a lime wheel and enjoy.

To make salt:
Add dried chili powder with coarse sea salt in a small plate.

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