Round 2 of our Carlton Ladies Night cocktail recipe drop! Today’s recipe is for the Bull Run version of the Por Mi Amante…translation “For My Lover”. This cocktail certainly is a spicy one especially when you add our ghost pepper infused Medoyeff Red Menace to the mix. And for those that want to celebrate Happy Hour in the Shower, you’ll definitely want to check out the cocktail-inspired “sexy bar” that Rough Cut Soap Co. created. Cheers to all the lovers out there!
Por Mi Amante (For My Lover)
Ingredients: - 1 3/4 Strawberry Infused BRD Pacific Rum* - 1/8 oz Medoyeff Red Menace (Ghost Pepper Vodka) - 3/4 fresh squeezed & strained lemon juice - 1/2 oz strawberry mint simple syrup**
Directions: Add all ingredients to shaker with ice. Shake until cold. Strain and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a strawberry slice & lemon peel.
*Take a 1 oz bag of dehydrated strawberries and pour into a large mason jar. Pour in a bottle of 750 ml bottle of Pacific Rum. Give a good shake. Leave together for at least 24 hours. Pour through cheesecloth to strain. Discard strawberries.
**Add 8 oz raw sugar and 8 oz water to saucepan, and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Add one cup of finely chopped fresh ripe strawberries and 1/2 cup torn mint leaves. Bring to a low boil, then remove from heat and keep covered to steep. Pour through a cheesecloth to remove fruit and mint. Keep in fridge for up to one month.