Alcoholic drink of the Week: Latin Blush

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Sunday, June 28, 2015|2 a.m.

Active ingredients

1 1/2 oz Avión Silver tequila

3/4 oz Campari

1 oz freshly-squeezed lime juice

1 oz strawberry syrup

1-2 oz lemon-lime soda

Approach

Combine all the active ingredients in shaker with ice. Cover and shake extensively. Put through a strainer into a tall, 12-ounce glass over ice. Garnish with sliced up strawberries and ground pink peppercorn.

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° By the end of the night, tequila has a method of making even the best of us blush, and this drink is no exception. The tequila is softened and supported by the sweet strawberry flavor and moderate lemon tang, while the peppercorn includes a welcome kick of spice.

Cocktail developed by Francesco Lafranconi, executive director of mixology and spirits education at Southern Wine & & Spirits.

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