Tested and Perfected by Food and Wine
Pepper Delicious, Canlis , Seattle
© Tina Rupp

Pepper Delicious

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Canlis • Seattle

Mixologist Ryan Magarian promises that the herby flavors of the gin combined with the mint and pepper in this drink will be a revelation for the non-gin drinker.

  1. 12-15 mint leaves, plus 1 large mint sprig for garnish (optional)
  2. 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  3. 2 ounces gin, preferably Aviation
  4. 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. 1/2 ounce fresh red bell pepper juice
  6. Ice
  7. 1 red bell pepper ring, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves with the Simple Syrup. Add the gin, lime juice and pepper juice; fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Fine-strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the pepper ring and mint sprig.