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