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This summertime swizzle gets a peppery perk thanks to a splash of jalapeño-infused green Chartreuse.
3/4 oz. silver cachaça
3/4 oz. jalapeño-infused green Chartreuse
3/4 oz. pineapple juice
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
3 sprigs of fresh cilantro
Tools: mixing tin, muddler, fine-strainer, swizzle stick
Garnish: 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters and fresh cilantro sprig
Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin and gently muddle. Fine-strain into a highball glass and swizzle with crushed ice. Top with additional crushed ice to fill glass and garnish.
For the jalapeño-infused green Chartreuse: Infuse one chopped jalapeño (remove the seeds if you don’t want it to be too spicy) in one 750-ml. bottle for 24 hours. Strain into a clean glass jar and use within 2 months.
Alex Renshaw, Drumbar, Chicago