Have you ever made spicy cocktails ? most often that means using chili in some kind of way. But don’t be afraid if you’re not into the “hot stuff”. These spicy cocktails have a most delicate kick, that I’m sure will suit your taste buds in the best and must joyful way.
My guess is that you’ve heard of the cocktail margarita, and most likely the naked & famous cocktail too. In this post you’ll find both, and more! served in the most delicious ways, and with a little prickling spicy kick on the thounge.
Below I have provided three wonderful spicy cocktails that you really must give a try, especially if you like a little spice in your life – in the good way.
So why not kick things up a little ? try to make yourself one of these lovely treats, I’m very confident you’ll find them all, very delicious and tasty.
Cheers, enjoy and happy mixing!
Spicy cocktails – recipes
50 ml Tequila blanco jalapeno infused 20 ml Midori melon liqueur 20 ml Fresh organic lime juice 15 ml Agave syrup Dash coriander bitters
Method: Shake with ice and fine strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Sprig of mint, lime peel and jalapeno slices on a cocktail pick
Naked & famous
25 ml Mezcal 25 ml Yellow chartreuse 25 ml Chili infused aperol 25 ml Fresh organic lime juice Pinch smoked salt
Method: Shake with ice and fine strain into a chilled glass Garnish: Dehydrated orange and chili
Spicy pineapple margarita
40 ml Tequila blanco 20 ml Fresh organic lime juice 20 ml Cointreau 20 ml Pineapple & jalapeno cordial homemade Dash margarita bitters
Method: Shake with ice and fine strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Dehydrated pineapple, lime peel and a pineapple lollipop
Drinks on fire – yes these flaming cocktails will light you up.
There is something intriguing about fire, wether its a campfire or in a chimney. Fire can wake a feeling in all of us. But today I want to talk about drinks on fire or cocktails where you get to play a little with fire.
Lighting a match and expressing citrus oils through the fire over your cocktails or torching fruits, herbs or ganishes will instantly wake your senses, and give a new aspect to your sipping experience. The smell or taste will give a new dimension to your drink that you would have been left without, and I’m sure you will have the attention of the people around you, when you serve these drinks.
Below you’ll find five cocktails I’ve made using fire, and I hope that these will inspire you to make your own “drinks on fire”.
Have you tried to make a drink using fire ? I would love to hear about it in the comments below.
Be careful when you use fire in the making of cocktails. Be in control of what is happening, be aware, take care and remember safety first.
Cheers & enjoy !
Drinks on fire – recipes
Legacy of gold
60 ml Rum (A.H. Riise gold medal) 10 ml Red vermouth 10 ml Aperol 7.5 ml Coffee liqueur Dash chocolate bitters
Method: Stir over ice and strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Orange peel, orange chocolate and flamed orange zest
Sherry & peach
50 ml Rum 25 ml Sherry 25 ml Fresh organic lemon juice 15 ml Peach liqueur 1 bsp Amaretto Dash angostura bitters
Method: Shake with crushed ice and pour into a chilled glass, top with more crushed ice Garnish: Orange peel, dehydrated peach, mint, flamed orange zest and a glass straw
45 ml Tequila reposado 15 ml Mezcal 1 bsp Amaretto 1 bsp Agavesirup Dash angostura bitters Pinch smoked salt
Method: Stir over ice and strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Torched orange and a cocktail pick
40 ml Rum (A.H. Riise gold medal) 25 ml Campari 15 ml Red vermouth 10 ml Sherry
Method: Stir over ice and strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Bitter sweet lollipop, orange peel and a torched cinnamon stick
35 ml Rum cocoa nibs infused 25 ml Coffee infused campari 20 ml Red vermouth 1 bsp Creme de cacao
Method: Stir over ice and strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Orange peel, torched cinnamon and maraschino cherries on a cocktail pick
Cocktails with agave spirits also called mezcal and tequila cocktails. These cocktails have one thing in common if you ask me – they love to be paired with fruit.
Tequila cocktails with fruit you say ? Yes I have provided four delicious cocktails below, using agave spirits and fruit, these cocktails is full of summer vibes and perfect to enjoy anytime on a sunny day, or when you’re in the mood for a delicious and refreshing cocktail with tequila (agave) that is fresh, fruity and full of summer vibes.
Try them out – you won’t regret it !
If you haven’t tried mezcal before, it can be a little overwhelming spirit. The smoked agave taste is distinctive, and because of that I like to pair mezcal and tequila when I use mezcal in my cocktails, to get the best of both spirits, and because I think it gives the best balance most of the time.
Cheers & Enjoy!
Refreshing tequila cocktails – recipes
Blood & ginger
35 ml Tequila blanco 15 ml Mezcal 25 ml Fresh organic lime juice 12.5 ml Blood orange syrup Ginger beer
Method: Shake with ice (except ginger beer). Fine strain into a chilled glass with ice. Top with ginger beer Garnish: Sprig of mint, lime peel and a metal straw
25 ml Mezcal 25 ml Tequila blanco 20 ml Pink peppercorn syrup 20 ml Fresh organic lime juice 20 ml Fresh organic grapefruit juice Pinch smoked salt
Method: Shake with ice & fine strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Dehydrated grapefruit and pink pepper corns
20 ml Mezcal 20 ml Tequila blanco 20 ml Fresh organic lime juice 15 ml Gomme syrup Fresh watermelon
Method: Add watermelon to a shaker and muddle (I used around 3 table spoons in dices). Add all other ingredients. Shake with ice & fine strain into a chilled glass with ice Garnish: Watermelon and lime peel
Grapefruit & agave
30 ml Tequila blanco 15 ml Mezcal 15 ml Grapefruit liqueur 15 ml Fresh organic lime juice Grapefruit tonic
Method: Shake with ice (except grapefruit tonic). Fine strain into a chilled glass with ice. Top with grapefruit tonic Garnish: Dehydrated grapefruit, flower and a glass straw