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Jamaica and Ginger Margaritas

Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Tea), ginger syrup, and tequila combined to make a delicious margarita.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: agua de jamaica, ginger, hibiscus tea, margarita
Servings: 1 margarita


  • 4 oz agua de jamaica/hibiscus tea
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 2 oz ginger simple syrup
  • ginger beer or ginger sparkling water to top off

Ginger Simple Syrup

  • 2 inches fresh ginger peeled
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar



  • Add agua de jamaica, tequila, and simple syrup to shaker and shake to combine thoroughly. Alternatively add everything to a large measuring cup or jug and stir.
  • Rim the glass with salt by running a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dipping glass in salt.
  • Pour into a glass with ice and top with ginger beer or sparkling water.

Ginger Simple Syrup

  • Add water, sugar, and ginger to saucepan and bring to boil.
  • Let cool completely and transfer to jar.


Agua de Jamaica/Hibiscus Tea Recipe
If you want to get fancy, slightly grind some hibiscus flowers in a blender or  food processor and add to rim salt. 
To make less simple syrup simply use desired amount and it is always equal parts water and sugar.