Create A Heat Wave With These 4 Spicy Cocktail Recipes

As they say, if you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen — but Jasper's bar is getting pretty hot and heavy, too! That's why we tapped the resto's mixologist Kevin Diedrich to show us three fiery concoctions that will have you really feeling the burn.
From a smoky jalapeño libation to a chipotle infused cocktail, these four lava-like mixtures will put your palette to the ultimate test. And, despite the heated affects they create, crafting the drinks will be no sweat with these tips. Learn how to shake and stir each buzz-inducing beverage after the jump, and keep an extinguisher nearby — just in case!
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Drink: Not Tonight, Serves 1

You'll Need:
1. 75 oz Hangar Mandarin
.5 oz orgeat
.5 oz Velvet Falernum
.75 oz lime juice
1 dash Old Fashioned Bitters
5 to 10 drops chipotle tincture
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Step 1: Measure and pour the Hangar Mandarin and orgeat into a shaker.
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Step 2: Add in lime juice.
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Step 3: Drop in the Velvet Falernum and Old Fashioned Bitters.
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Step 4: Squeeze in 5 to 10 droplets of chipotle tincture, depending on your preferred heat level.
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Step 5: Shake all ingredients.
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Step 6: Strain mixture into your cocktail glass.
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Step 7: Shave an orange peel, squeeze inside the glass to zest, and then twist to garnish.
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Holy, smokes! A gorgeous chipotle cocktail with a citrus-sweet undertone.
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Drink: Ichiban Collins, Serves 1

You'll Need:
2 oz. Denizen Rum
.75 oz passion fruit puree
1 oz lime juice
.5 oz vanilla agave
5 to 6 drops Peychaud's Bitters
4 to 5 drops habanero bitters
mint to garnish
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Step 1: Measure and pour passion fruit puree and lime juice directly into a Collins glass.
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Step 2: Add in vanilla agave and rum.
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Step 3: Squeeze in droplets of habanero bitters.
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Step 4: Carefully pour crushed ice atop the mixture.
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Step 5: Swizzle ingredients together using a swizzle stick.
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Step 6: Top with Peychaud's Bitters for a fiery-red look.
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Step 7: Cool things down with a fresh mint topper.
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The burning hot flavors are balanced by crushed iced in this eye-popping tropical concoction.
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Drink: Genki, Serves 1

You'll Need:
.75 Mezcal
.75 blanco tequila
.5 combier
.5 togarashi
.75 oz lime juice
dash of matcha salt
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Step 1: Measure and pour lime juice into a shaker.
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Step 2: Add in togarashi and egg whites to the shaker.
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Step 3: Pour in the tequila blanco and combier.
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Step 4: Shake and strain ingredients into a cocktail glass. The egg whites should make it nice and foamy.
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Step 5: Sprinkle on the matcha salt.
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This drink is white hot!
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Drink: Rodriguez Sour, Serves 1

You'll Need:
1.5 oz Partida Blanco tequila
.25 oz Green Chartreuse
.75 oz lime
.75 oz pineapple juice
.5 oz jalapeno syrup
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Step 1: Measure and pour lime juice into a shaker.
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Step 2: Add in pineapple juice.
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Step 4: Pour in the Green Chartreuse and jalapeño syrup.
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Step 4: Shake and strain over a frosted glass filled with cubed ice.
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Step 5: Slice a jalapeño and garnish.
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Don't let the frosted glass fool you — this bad boy is a burner.
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Is it hot in here or is it just these cocktails?! Definitely the cocktails!
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