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4.5 from 36 votes

winter citrus tequila smash pitcher

Prep Time15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 blood orange, peel removed and quartered (or a mix of your favorite oranges)
  • juice from 2 a limes
  • 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 3-4 tablespoons honey (if needed to sweeten)
  • 8 ounces silver tequila
  • sparkling water, for topping

Instructions

  • 1. In a large glass jar, combine the orange zest, blood orange, lime juice, pomegranate juice, ginger, mint, and honey (if using). Muddle all of the ingredients together, squashing everything to release the juices from the fruit. Strain the juice into a large pitcher, discard the pulp. 
    2. To the pitcher, add the tequila. Chill until read to serve. 
    3. When ready to serve, fill the pitcher with ice. Top with sparkling water. Serve with fresh mint. Drink!