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Marigold Ofrenda Cocktail

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Created by Christopher Bostick The Varnish Bar, Los Angeles Bostick is especially drawn to the imagery of Dia de los Muertos. In Day of the Dead celebrations, the marigold is known as the “flower of the dead,” which helped to inspire this drink. Its fragrance is believed to attract spirits and guide them to their ofrendas (offerings). This cocktail’s light citrus flavor combined with the kick of Chile de Arbol is spirited enough to guide any soul home.
  Tequila reposado 2 Ounce
  Fresh lime juice 1 Ounce
  Orange curacao/Triple sec 3⁄4 Ounce
  Light agave nectar 1⁄2 Ounce
  Peeled chopped cantaloupe 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chile de arbol powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Edible marigold 1 Small (For Garnish)

Muddle cantaloupe, Agave Nectar, and Orange Curaçao in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients, excluding garnish. Add ice and shake very well for at least 10 seconds. Double strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with edible marigold.

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Wine And Drink

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 219 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.35 g0.53%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g0.52%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 58.4 mg2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 29.9 g

Protein 1 g2.5%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 40%

Calcium 0.2% Iron 0.18%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Marigold Ofrenda Cocktail Recipe