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Heat of Passion Cocktail

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The Heat Passion Cocktail.

A spicy, fruity, tequila cocktail? Yes, please! The Heat of Passion is made with Don Julio tequila and made by our favorite New York City bartender, Tim Cooper of Goldbar. 

Ingredients

For the drink

  • 2 Ounces Don Julio Reposado
  • 3/4 Ounces habanero-infused orange blossom honey syrup
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh passion fruit purée
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lime juice

For the infusion

  • 16 Ounces orange honey blossom
  • 8 Ounces hot water
  • 3 habenero peppers

Directions

For the drink

Combine Tequila Don Julio Reposado, habanero-infused orange blossom honey syrup, fresh passion fruit purée, and fresh lemon juice into cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain over ice into a rocks glass.

Garnish with a pineapple leaf and serve over ice.

For the infusion

Place all ingredients into a sauce pan and macerate the peppers. Stir and let sit for 5 minutes. Taste to achieve your desired spice level and then strain.