The Desperado

The Desperado

Love garlic? This cocktail uses an easy-to-make garlic infused-tequila to take your love of garlic to the next level. Bring this drink to life: Buy our garlic-stuffed Party Picks

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  • 1 servings


  • 2 oz garlic infused-tequila (recipe follows)

  • .5 oz dry vermouth

  • .5 oz olive juice from the Garlic Party Picks

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • Lindsay Party Picks: Queen Olives Stuffed with Garlic

Cooking Directions

  1. Mix salt and pepper together on a small plate; Rim a coupe or martini glass with a lime and then the salt and pepper mixture. Set aside.

  2. Combine tequila, vermouth and olive juice in a shaker filled with ice. Shake until very cold, about 20 seconds. Double strain into the rimmed glass. Garnish with a Garlic Party Pick.

  3. To create garlic-infused tequila: Combine 1 cup blanco tequila and 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and slightly smashed. Allow the mixture to steep overnight, at least 12 hours and no more than 24. Strain through a fine mesh strainer. Store in airtight container for up to a month.


  • Calories173
  • Fat0
  • Protein.3
  • Cholesterol0
  • Total Carbs1.9
  • Fiber.7

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.