Sweet and Smoky is the jest of this one. An intoxicating and powerful drink, its silky and sultry texture with its sweet and smoky vibe, allows one to forget the intoxication factor.
Makes one drink
1 ounce cilantro jalapeÃ±o infused tequila Blanco, recipe below
1 ounce mescal
1 ounce elderflower liquor
½ ounce hibiscus honey syrup, recipe below
½ ounce lime juice
½ ounce agaves syrup
Shake in a shaker filled with ice and strain into a martini style glass and garnish with a dried hibiscus flower leaf.
Cilantro JalapeÃ±o Infused Tequila
Makes 4 cups
2 jalapeÃ±os, deseeded and sliced thin
½ cup cilantro leaves and stems
4 cups tequila Blanco
Place all ingredients in a quart jar. Let stand about 4-6 days. Less days for less heat, 6 days for the hottest!
Hibiscus Honey Syrup
½ cup water
½ cup honey
¼ cup dried hibiscus flowers
In a medium sauce pan place all ingredients. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer, let simmer for about 5 minutes. Let cool and strain.