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Habanero Martini


Habenero Martini

Habenero Martini

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There is nothing different between the Habanero Martini and the Tequini except for the habanero pepper garnish, but the experience of each Martini is entirely unique. The whole pepper infuses the cocktail in glass, much like olives add their flavor to the classic Gin Martini, with it's spice. The drink doesn't get as hot as it sounds, it's actually a very nice spiciness for those who can appreciate spice, especially if you use a sweet reposado tequila.

I don't recommend eating the pepper when the drink is gone, but I do recommend washing your hands after handling it.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail


  • 2 ounces reposado tequila
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1 small whole habanero pepper for garnish


  1. Pour the tequila and dry vermouth into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a habanero pepper.

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