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SPICY COCKTAILS FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO TURN IT UP A NOTCH

published time By Vanessa published time 20 Feb, 2019 Share image 0 Shares

There’s a reason why people are drawn to fiery flavours. They make for a stimulating experience that can be best enjoyed when savoured slowly. The same is true when you add a little spice to your cocktails too. A spicy cocktail is perfectly refreshing whether you sip on it slowly on a hot afternoon or a chilly evening. 

So, get ready to turn on the heat. Our very own expert Khushnaz Raghina, Reserve Brand Ambassador- Diageo, India has put together a list of spicy cocktails that’ll tickle your tastebuds. 
 
Mary's Fruit Forest
Sweet spiced and all things nice! 
Ingredients 
60ml Ketel One Vodka
120ml Pink Guava Juice (Real Co.) & Pear Puree
A pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt
20ml Lime Juice
3 Dash of Tabasco 
Pinch of Pepper
Pear Wedge Sprinkled with Rock Salt & Chaat masala & Fresh Basil for garnish
 
Method
Add all ingredients, except the garnish to a shaker with ice.
Shake thoroughly and pour in an old fashioned glass.
Add the garnish.
Spicy Cocktails For Those Who Like To Turn It Up A Notch
Image Credits: Instagram/ @tippling_butterfly
 
Mary Let's Twist Again
Like we did last summer
Ingredients
60ml Ketel One Vodka
45ml Fresh Pineapple Juice 
10ml Home-made Ginger Syrup 
20ml Lime Juice
Topped up with sweet onion foam
Edible Flower and crisp onion for garnish 
 
Method
Add all the ingredients (except foam) with ice into a shaker.
Shake and pour into a coupe glass.
Garnish with edible flower and crisp onions
Spicy Cocktails For Those Who Like To Turn It Up A Notch
Image Credits: Instagram/@KetelOne
 
Pink Peppercorn Martini
Spark a fire in the soul
Ingredients
60ml Tanqueray Gin
10ml Dry Vermouth infused with Pink Peppercorn
1 Lemon peel zest 
Lemon Twist 
 
Method
Add the ingredients in a martini glass and stir.
Garnish with lemon twist and pink peppercorn.
 
Mary's got a little farm
Herbilicious!
Ingredients
60ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
120ml Tomato Juice
6 no. Jalapeno Pepper
25ml Red Wine Vinegar
20ml Fresh Lime Juice
Handful Basil Leaves and Cheddar Cheese for garnish
 
Method
Build the ingredients in a julep glass
Add the garnish
Image Credits: Instagram/ @tippling_butterfly
 
Sea Smoked Bloody Mary
Spicy and smoked
Ingredients
60ml Talisker
180ml Tomato Juice
5 Dash Of WC Sauce
3 Dash Of Tabasco 
Pinch of Celery Salt
10ml Szechuan Sauce
Pinch of Black Pepper
 
Method
Add the ingredients to a highball glass and stir with ice.
Garnish it with Fresh Basil.
 
Want to sample some more cocktails by our expert Khushnaz Raghina? Come join her at Mustard, Mumbai on Friday, 22nd February for the ‘Martini and Jazz’ evening brought to you by Ketel One. Khushnaz has curated a cocktail menu that’ll make for the perfect winter night with classy martinis and jazz music. 
 
You can book your tickets here.
*Drink Responsibly!