My F&W
quick save (...)
Prickly Pear, Maduro • Madison, WI
© Tina Rupp

Prickly Pear

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Maduro • Madison, WI

Bartender Brook Chisholm named this cocktail after the cacti that often grow near agave, the plant used to make tequila. According to owner Brian Haltinner, "We have six types of bitters, but good old Angostura gives the best prickle."

Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 2 ounces silver tequila
  3. 1 ounce pear liqueur, such as Mathilde
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. Dash of Angostura Bitters
  6. 1 prickly pear or pear slice
  7. 2 lime wheels
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the prickly pear and lime wheels; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass; garnish with the prickly pear and lime wheels.


Average Rating



Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    You might also like
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

    Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.