The Soul Train

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  • Cardamom Simple Syrup
  • 13cardamom pods, lightly crushed green
  • 12 cupsugar
  • 12 cupwater
  • 2ounceswhite tequila
  • 34 ounce cardamom simple syrup
  • 1ouncegrapefruit juice, freshly squeezed
  • 12 ouncelime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1lime slice
  • ice

  • Simple Syrup:
  • Wrap cardamom in cheesecloth and tie with kitchen twine into a tight packet; set aside.
  • Combine sugar and water in a 1-qt. saucepan over medium-high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and add cheesecloth packet. Let syrup cool completely and chill 8-10 hours.
  • Remove packet and refrigerate syrup until ready to use.
  • Cocktail:
  • Combine tequila, syrup, and juices in an ice-filled shaker. Shake well.
  • Strain into a rocks glass with 1 large cube; garnish with lime slice.
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