El Deh Effe

Sponsored Recipe: This creative tequila cocktail gets a subtly spicy kick from a jalapeño-infused agave syrup; vermouth and amaro add complexity. Slideshow:  Tequila Drinks 

El Deh Effe
Photo: © Patrón
Total Time:
15 mins
1 drink


  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

  • 1/4 ounce jalapeño-infused agave (See Note)

  • 1/2 ounce Nonino Amaro

  • 3/4 ounce Noilly Prat vermouth

  • 2 ounces Patron Roca Reposado

  • Ice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir. Strain into a cocktail coupe and serve immediately.


Jalapeño-infused agave: Steep diced jalapeños in hot water for 5 minutes. Test to make sure you have achieved the desired level of heat; if not, allow it to sit longer, tasting every minute. Strain the jalapeños, and discard. Stir the jalapeño water into the agave nectar and chill.

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