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Jack Fire: Jalapeño Fire Mary

Looking for a proper pick-me-up for your Sunday brunch? This spicy mary includes red-hot whiskey to give the classic drink a fiery twist. With the combination of smoked jalepeños and tomato juice, it's the perfect way to start your day.

Jalapeño Fire Mary

Yield: 1

  • 1 ounce jalapeño-infused Jack Fire (2 cups Jack Fire; 3 jalapeño peppers)
  • 5 ounces tomato juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Splash lemon juice
  • 2-3 dashes celery salt
  • Dash garlic powder
  • Smoked jalapeño pepper, celery stick, and lemon slice (to garnish)
  • Using a smoking gun (handheld smoker) and mesquite wood chips, smoke the jalapeños inside a large Pyrex measuring cup for 7 minutes.
  • Slice 2 of the smoked jalapeños and place them into a Mason jar. Add the Jack Fire, seal, and place it in a cool, dark place to infuse for up to 12 hours. Strain out the jalapeños and set aside. 
  • In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the jalapeño-infused Jack Fire, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, lemon juice, celery salt, and garlic powder. Cover and shake vigorously. 
  • Strain the mixture into a 16-ounce glass filled with ice. Garnish as desired and serve. 

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