Marigold Ofrenda

This wonderful libation is courtesy of Christopher Bostick while at The Varnish Bar in downtown Los Angeles.  It’s also a popular cocktail for Day of the Dead celebrations.

Marigold OfrendaMaragold Ofrenda cocktail

2 oz. Tequila Resposado

1 oz. Fresh lime juice

3/4 oz. Orange Curacao

1/2 oz. Agave nectar

1/2 cup peeled and chopped cantaloupe

1/8 tsp. chile de Arbol powder

1 small edible marigold for garnish

Muddle cantaloupe, Agave Nectar, and Orange Curaçao in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients, excluding garnish. Add ice and shake well. Double strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with edible marigold.