Sunday, August 16, 2009

New school Tiki Cocktail: The "Pacifico" a tequila drink recipe.

How to make the new school or neo tiki cocktail drink called"Pacifico."

Invented by Dom Venegas. The name comes from the idea to include items found around the Pacific Rim. This drink takes a bit more time to prepare, but it is worth it. The taste is fruity, exotic with notes of cinnamon and pepper. This drink uses tequila and not rum as the alcohol base which moves it into the new school tiki cocktail arena. Becoming popular at tiki bars.

• 2 oz blanco Tequila (7 Leguas, Patron, Jose Cuervo, Cabo Wabo, etc.)
• 1 oz strawberry juice
• 1 oz pineapple juice
• 1/2 oz agave nectar (infused with a bit of ginger and red pepper)
• 1/2 oz ruby red grapefruit juice
• 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, freshly grated is possible
• A dash cayenne pepper
• A dash black pepper

1. Combine the spices and set aside.
2. Place the Tequila, and juices together in a cocktail shaker with ice.
3. Shake and then pour.
4. Sprinkle a small amount of the spice mix on the top of the drink.
5. With a torch, very briefly flame the spices floating to release the scents.
6. Garnish with pineapple.

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