El Jefe

Jalapeño and chile-infused bitters add a spicy kick to a fruity cocktail made with muddled strawberries and blueberries. Created by Patricia Clarke Hippolyte especially for Aries, it first ran as part of our Mixstrology series.

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Jalapeño and chile-infused bitters add a spicy kick to a fruity cocktail made with muddled strawberries and blueberries.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 12 oz. lime juice
  • 5 blueberries
  • 3 strawberries
  • 3 cilantro stems
  • 3 dashes strawberry chili bitters
  • 3 thin slices red jalapeño pepper

Instructions

  1. Muddle gin, simple syrup, lime juice, blueberries, strawberries, cilantro stems, bitters, and 2 slices of jalapeño in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously; pour into a tumbler filled with crushed ice and garnish with remaining jalapeño pepper.