“I wanted to create a spicy, refreshing drink that would showcase cachaça in a different way,” says Chicago’s Alex Renshaw. Here, he mixes cachaça with jalapeño-infused Chartreuse. Slideshow: Rum Cocktail RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
Jalapeño Chartreuse: In a jar, combine 8 ounces green Chartreuse with 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeño (about 1/2 small jalapeño) and let stand for 24 hours. Strain the infused Chartreuse and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 8 ounces.