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Norteño: A Spicy Vodka Cocktail

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Pineapple helps soften the sweet heat of this vodka cocktail.

A chile-spiced vodka from St. George Spirits in Alameda gives this cocktail a savory kick.


  • 2 oz. St. George Spirits Green Chile Vodka
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. pineapple syrup
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:Nick & Nora
  • Garnish:smoked sea salt, thin slices of jalapeño


Shake all of the ingredients with ice to chill and strain into chilled glass. Sprinkle with smoked sea salt, then garnish.

Pineapple Syrup: Combine 1 cup of pineapple juice with 1⁄2 cup of rich simple syrup (2:1), then shake to combine. Keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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