Jean-Georges Ginger Margarita

Ginger Margarita

1.5 oz Sauza Tres Generaciones Anejo Tequila
.5 oz Cointreau
.75 oz Ginger-Lime Syrup
1 Lime wedge

Rim a rock glass with Salt. In a shaker glass filled with 2/3 ice, add ingredients, cover and shake vigorously. Pour drink into the salt rimmed rock glass, squeeze lime wedge and drop into drink.

Ginger Lime Syrup
1 quart peeled and sliced ginger
1 quart fresh squeezed lime juice
1 quart sugar
1 stalk lemongrass smashed and sliced

Bring to a boil and puree. Strain, reserve liquid and dry pulp in a 170°F oven. When pulp is dry grind to a powder. Mix powder 50/50 with Kosher salt.