About The Dante Belpepper Cocktail
This clever bell pepper-based mezcal cocktail comes from top Los Angeles restaurant Picca.
Ingredients in The Dante Belpepper Cocktail
- 2 oz El Silencio Mezcal
- .75 oz Lemon juice
- .5 oz Bell pepper puree (seasoned to taste with salt, pepper and cumin)
- .5 oz Agave nectar
- 1 pinch Cilantro
- Carrot-Habanero “Air”*
How to make The Dante Belpepper Cocktail
Add the mezcal, lemon juice, bell pepper puree, agave nectar and cilantro to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Top with Carrot-Habanero “Air” and garnish with a carrot top.
*To make Carrot-Habanero “Air,” steep a whole habanero pepper in carrot juice for no more than 20 minutes. Froth with an immersion blender, and scoop the froth off the top.