Everybody loves a good margarita, and there is a reason why it is so insanely popular around the world. There are surveys that even prove that it is the most popular cocktail for a night out in the United States, and it obviously is massively popular in any Hispanic-speaking country, as well, since it originates from Mexico and is still a staple in South America.
This, of course, means that more and more variations have to exist, so that the margarita can remain popular and new, in the eyes, and on the taste buds, of its millions of fans. The Jalapeno Margarita is a perfect example of a beautiful execution of a jalapeno-themed margarita.
- 1 ½ ounce of Tequila Don Julio Reposado
- 1 ounce of lime juice
- 1 jalapeno pepper
- ½ ounce of Grand Marnier orange liqueur
- 1 splash of orange bitters
- 1 splash of agave nectar
- Muddle the jalapeno in a cocktail shaker to prepare for the cocktail.
- Add the remaining ingredients and ice.
- Shake well.
- Strain into a martini glass, either over ice or with no ice.
- Cocktail shaker
- Martini glass
- Ice (optional)
Its extremely important to note that when it comes to the jalapeno, seeds should be removed and it should be sliced. Of course, this margarita is extremely spicy and thus, isnt for the faint of heart. It should be noted that while margaritas are often enjoyed as vacation and summer libations, that it may be a little too spicy for an extremely hot or humid day out. For those who are feeling extra adventurous, there is only one garnish that really makes sense a jalapeno itself! The combination of the spicy and sweet truly make for one of the most uniquely flavored margaritas of all time. It doesnt matter where you are or what the occasional if you love margaritas, and can handle a little spice, try out a jalapeno margarita today!