My wife loves tequila, especially straight or in a margarita. I wanted to do a fun twist for her so I decided to make a cocktail with tequila that would resemble a beer.
For the foam I wanted to use a citrus air to get some of the flavors of a margarita into it. The citrus air is very flavorful and dissolves on the tongue as you start to drink, almost like sucking on the lime after taking a shot.
All in all it worked out very well!
Within molecular gastronomy one of the easiest things to experiment with are foams. There are a lot of ingredients that can cause foams, and a lot of variety depending on what type of foam you are trying to make. For this recipe I wanted to make something that resembled the head on a beer and I decided to use a soy lecithin foam.
The liquid I settled on was a combination of lime and lemon juice. The recipe was inspired from the lemon air from Albert y Ferran Adrià.
However, I planned to use the air on tequila so I wanted to make sure most of the flavor was lime and I didn't water it down as much since the flavor would have to stand up to straight tequila.
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Pour the tequila into 2 chilled glasses. Add the ice cubes.
Gently spoon enough citrus air over top of the tequila until it covers it, resembling a head of beer.
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