Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Mint and Jalapeño Infused Margarita

July 04, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There!

The margarita is a super popular cocktail and definitely makes us think of summer. On this first Monday of July, in the thick of summer we're going to keep it spicy with this mint and jalapeño infused margarita. We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages

This makes 1 drink! Let's get started!

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Here's what you need:

For Garnish
1 Pineapple Wedge (we sprinkled a little nutmeg on ours)
1-2 Sprigs of Mint 
1-2 Slices of J
alapeños
Lime Juice & Nutmeg Sugar Mixture to Rim Glass


For Drink
1.5 oz. Mint Jalapeño Infused Tequila (We used ‘El Espolon’ Tequila Blanco)
3/4 oz. Triple Sec
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 oz. Lime Juice
1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
1/4 cup Diced Pineapple
1 Slice Jalapeño
2-4 Fresh Mint Leaves
~ 1/8 tsp Ground Nutmeg
3 to 4 Dashes Orange Bitters

Ice
 

You will also need a shaker cup, fine mesh strainer, tumbler or margarita glass and 2 small plates to help rim your glass.

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Let's Make the Infused Tequila!

  1. In a mason jar, add:

    • 8 oz. Tequila

    • 4-5 Jalapeño Slices

    • 2-4 Large Mint Leaves

  2. Let sit several hours to overnight (the longer it sits, the spicier it gets :) )

Let's Make the Drink!

  1. Use about 1/2 ounce of lime juice and nutmeg sugar mixture to rim your glass. Set aside.

  2. In your shaker cup, add:

    • diced pineapple (1/4 cup)

    • 1 jalapeño slice

    • Mint Leaves (2-4)

    • Lime Juice (1 oz.)

  3. Muddle Well

  4. Add Remaining Ingredients:

    • Nutmeg

    • Bitters

    • ​​I​nfused Tequila (1.5 oz.)

    • Triple Sec (3/4 oz.)

    • Simple Syrup (1/4 oz.)

    • Pineapple Juice (2 oz.)

  5. Shake Well

  6. Add Ice to you nutmeg sugar rimmed glass and strain in cocktail 

  7. Garnish with pineapple wedge, jalapeño slices and sprig of mint

  8. Enjoy!

 

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