Featured Cocktail: Interns and Scandals at Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
Proclaimed by President Truman to be Washington, D.C.'s "Second Best Address" after the White House, the Mayflower Renaissance D.C. Hotel has concocted an entire menu of "Political Harmony" libations to enjoy regardless of your political views. I particularly like the Interns and Scandals, a racy, hot combination of Reposado Tequila, orange, lime and chipotle, with a Grand Marnier float.
Interns and Scandals Recipe courtesy of Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C.
2 oz. AviónReposado Tequila 2 oz. Chipotle-Orange-Lime mix (see Note) 1/4 oz. Grand Marnier Orange twist and fresh mint, for garnish
Add all ingredients except garnish to a cocktail shaker. Add ice, and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with the orange twist and fresh mint.
For the Chipotle-Orange-Lime mix (1 cup / 4 servings):
5 oz. fresh lime juice 15 barspoons orange marmalade 3/4 oz. Tabasco Chipotle Sauce Agave nectar (optional)
Blend first three ingredients without ice until smooth, adding some agave nectar if sweeter mix is desired.