Smokin Heat

From Dan Clapson

From Rob Kaczanowski at Black Cloud Bitters.

2015 Jul/Aug

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Mezcal
  • 1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 oz. jalapeño simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 4 dashes Black Cloud Charred Cedar bitters

Directions:

Shake everything over ice and pour into a rocks glass. Top off with ice.

To make the jalapeño simple syrup:
put 1 c. water, 1 c. sugar and 1 jalapeño – halved and seeds removed – into a small pot and bring to a simmer on medium-high heat until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat, let sit for 5 minutes and strain into a container. Refrigerate when not using.