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Norteño: A Spicy Vodka Cocktail

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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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