1 1/2 oz. Fortaleza Blanco tequila
1 oz. Fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. Chareau aloe vera liquor
1/2 oz. agave nectar
1/2 oz. cucumber water*
5 mint leaves
Pinch of salt and pepper
In a cocktail mixing tin, combine ingredients and shake vigorously until all ingredients are well incorporated and chilled. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with sliced cucumber and a mint crown.
For cucumber water:
In a blender combine 2 whole cucumbers, peeled and sliced, and 2 cups of water. Blend until smooth and fine strain to remove all solids.
Jen Queen, mixologist at Juniper & Ivy in San Diego, created this recipe.