Prickly Tequila

This is a tasty and refreshing drink for a warm summer day. Not overly sweet despite what the shocking pink color might lead you to believe. Prickly pear syrup is a substitute for maple syrup on pancakes. In cocktails it makes drinks pretty pink. We ordered this one, unsurprisingly, off a happy hour menu. We actually ordered an old fashioned riff, but this came out instead and rather than sending it back we devoured it.

Bright pink drink with ice and a lime wheel garnish
Like I said… shockingly pink


  • 1.5 oz Tequila
  • 1 oz Prickly Pear Syrup
  • .5 oz Lime Juice


Old fashioned glass.


  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Shake and strain into a cocktail glass with ice.

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