Small to medium-sized chili peppers used for their moderate level of heat.
A syrup made from the agave tequilana and agave salmiana. It is composed mainly of fructose, which hits the tongue fast and fades. To make an agave syrup that substitutes for simple, for every 100g agave mix 50g water, that will be a 2:1 dilution ratio.
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A traditional herbal liqueur made in Europes alpine region by Italy and France, primarily. Made from steeping aromatic flowering plants, said to be similar in taste to absinthe but with added sugar; 38-45% ABV.
Rested (reposado) tequilas are aged at least 2 months in wooden containers often recycled from bourbon, cognac or wine production.
Muddle the jalapeño in the base of a shaker. Add remaining ingredients and plenty of ice. Shake vigorously. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. #muddle #shake #straight