John's Hibiscus Margarita

"You can buy hibiscus syrup online or make some. Brew strong hibiscus tea, then heat 4 ounces in a saucepan with 4 ounces of sugar. Stir until dissolved." -John
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john's hibiscus margarita

Recipe by John Cusimano

This recipe originally appeared in our Summer 2021 issue. Get the magazine here.

  • Makes 1 cocktailServings


  • 2 oz. silver tequila (tequila blanco)
  • 2 oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz. hibiscus syrup
  • 1 hibiscus flower in syrup, for garnish


Add first 3 ingredients to a cocktail shaker; add ice. Shake and strain into an ice-filled copper mug or rocks glass. Garnish with hibiscus flower.